Current Job Opportunities

Current Openings:

 

Real Estate and Land Use Associate – Providence

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. seeks a mid-level associate with a solid real estate practice background to join its Real Estate and Corporate Practice Groups to work in its Providence and/or Newport offices.  Our sophisticated real estate and corporate practices serve local, national and multinational companies, as well as non-profit and government clients.  It includes mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, securities, taxation and business planning, commercial real estate, land use, zoning, environmental, public finance, energy and regulated businesses, and general corporate and commercial law.  Significant experience in commercial real estate law, land use and zoning, environmental and economic development required.  Qualified candidates will possess superior academic credentials, 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a law firm environment.   We offer a competitive compensation package and a long-term career path within a collegial practice that is committed to excellence.  Qualified candidates are invited to apply directly by email and to send a resume and letter of interest to:  Lynne M. Potter, Human Resources Manager, lpotter@apslaw.com.

Litigation Paralegal – Providence

Adler Pollock & Sheehan (AP&S) is currently seeking a litigation paralegal for our Providence office.  AP&S is a New England law firm representing local, national, and international clients in a wide range of complex legal matters.  Since 1960, we have been committed to providing clients with the highest levels of legal services through a wide variety of practice areas in our three office locations: Providence and Newport, RI, and Boston, MA.

Among the largest and most experienced in New England, our Litigation Department is recognized nationally for its high-quality work.   Litigation paralegals assist attorneys across practice areas on a wide variety of litigation.  They collaborate with attorneys to help manage the litigation process from inception through trial, leveraging their knowledge to streamline the execution of litigation tasks and create efficiencies.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research and analyze caselaw.
  • Conduct background research on parties and witnesses via public records searches, social media, and the internet, and report on same.
  • Monitor case filings and provide detailed assessments to attorneys.
  • Initial drafting of answers, discovery requests and responses, pre-trial motions, dispositive motions, and other pleadings.
  • Review, evaluate and summarize discovery documents including medical records, employment records, and other case material.
  • Draft subpoenas and monitor for compliance. Review and summarize documents received.
  • Compile motion packages for filing with the court.
  • Perform cite checking and proofreading of briefs and other legal documents.
  • Manage document production (hard and electronic documents.
  • Collect material from clients, opposing parties, and third parties (hard copies, electronic data, physical evidence).
  • Assist at all phases of litigation including motion practice, discovery, arbitration, trial, and appeal.
  • Serve as liaison with clients including frequent personal interaction.
  • Research prior testimony and publications of opposing experts.
  • Research rules of procedure for relevant court venues throughout New England and assure adherence thereto.
  • Select, collate, and prepare binders of key documents during key litigation phases including depositions, mediation, arbitration, and trial.
  • Administratively manage all phases of a litigation case.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly focused.
  • Capable of handling multiple responsibilities.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is required.
  • 1-3 years litigation paralegal experience preferred.  Will provide training if candidates possess other qualities we consider highly desirable.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply directly by email and to send a resume and letter of interest to: Lynne M. Potter at lpotter@apslaw.com

Litigation Paralegal – Boston

Adler Pollock & Sheehan (AP&S) is currently seeking a litigation paralegal for our Boston office.  AP&S is a New England law firm representing local, national, and international clients in a wide range of complex legal matters.  Since 1960, we have been committed to providing clients with the highest levels of legal services through a wide variety of practice areas in our three office locations: Providence and Newport, RI, and Boston, MA.

Among the largest and most experienced in New England, our Litigation Department is recognized nationally for its high-quality work.   Litigation paralegals assist attorneys across practice areas on a wide variety of litigation.  They collaborate with attorneys to help manage the litigation process from inception through trial, leveraging their knowledge to streamline the execution of litigation tasks and create efficiencies.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research, analyze caselaw, and draft legal memoranda and pleadings.
  • Conduct background research on parties and witnesses via public records searches, social media, and the internet, and report on same.
  • Monitor case filings and provide detailed assessments to attorneys.
  • Initial drafting of Answers, discovery requests and responses, pre-trial motions, dispositive motions, and other pleadings.
  • Review, evaluate and summarize discovery documents including medical records, employment records, and other case material.
  • Draft subpoenas and monitor for compliance. Review and summarize documents received.
  • Compile motion packages for filing with the court.
  • Perform cite checking and proof reading of briefs and other legal documents.
  • Manage the document production processes of both hard and electronic documents.
  • Collect material from client, opposing parties, and third parties (hard copies, electronic data, physical evidence).
  • Assist at all phases of litigation including motion practice, discovery, arbitration, trial, and appellate procedures.
  • Serve as liaison with clients including frequent personal interaction.
  • Research prior testimony and publications of opposing experts.
  • Research rules of procedure for relevant court venues throughout New England and assure adherence thereto.
  • Select, collate, and prepare binders of key documents during key litigation phases including depositions, mediation, arbitration, and trial.
  • Administratively manage all phases of a litigation case including litigation motion practice, discovery, arbitration, trial, and appellate procedures.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 1-3 years litigation experience (Asbestos litigation experience is a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly focused.
  • Capable of handling multiple responsibilities.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is required.
  • Preference to mid-level candidates with experience using legal systems such as Westlaw, File & Serve Xpress, and PACER.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply directly by email and to send a resume and letter of interest to: Lynne M. Potter at lpotter@apslaw.com

 

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