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Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager. Applicants only; no third-party solicitations.

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Legal Secretary

San Francisco

Beveridge & Diamond is looking for a Legal Secretary with litigation experience to support the Firm’s San Francisco, CA office.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., the premier environmental law firm, is looking for a Legal Secretary with litigation experience to support the Firm’s San Francisco, CA office. The position supports litigation and regulatory attorneys in delivering high-quality services to internal and external clients and performs a variety of administrative support duties. The responsibilities include managing multiple projects while maintaining effective and courteous communication with clients, attorneys, staff and peers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Process and format Word and Excel documents, using prescribed Firm formats.
  2. Maintain knowledge of formats for pleadings and motions and procedures for filing with local, state and federal courts and agencies and perform processes associated with court services including filing, requesting transcripts and litigation searching
  3. Maintain advanced knowledge of Outlook, PowerPoint, Elite (accounting), InterAction (contacts), e-filing, practice support, and other law office software
  4. Set up and maintain and client, work, chronological, pleading and personal files, including electronic files in FileSite as well as coordinate transfer of inactive or closed files
  5. Knowledge of InTapp in order to process New Client Requests, and input/edit attorney time entry and client bills
  6. Maintain attorney contacts in the InterAction client relationship management system
  7. Provide administrative support for assigned attorneys (expense reports, travel, calendaring, mail, meeting, appointment and conference coordination)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Minimum of 3 years of relevant litigation experience (bachelor’s degree and a plus)
  2. Knowledge of electronic filings (state and federal), as well as court rules and procedures, litigation terminology and documentation
  3. Computer proficiency, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication and proofreading skills
  5. Be available to work overtime in the morning, evening or weekends as requested
  6. Manage multiple projects while maintaining effective and courteous communication with clients, attorneys, staff and peers.
  7. Ability to retrieve and distribute packages and books weighing up to 30 pounds, and ability to retrieve objects from shelves of up to 8 feet high and replace same

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular person.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Environmental Litigation Associate

New York

We are looking for a smart, energetic, enthusiastic, and versatile associate to join the New York office of the largest environmental law firm in the country. The ideal candidate will be a third-year associate with a background focused on litigation, with environmental regulatory compliance experience a plus. Candidates should be admitted to the New York bar and preferably the New Jersey bar.

We offer a collegial small office environment with the resources of a larger, well-branded firm.  Our associates get substantive and front-line responsibility, working directly with the firm’s shareholders, clients and technical consultants on unique and challenging environmental issues across the U.S. and globally. Join the firm that Vault has ranked for the last two consecutive years as the #1 law firm to work for in the area of Environmental Law.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
  • Strong analytical, research, writing and oral communication skills, organized, detailed, work well under deadlines, creative thinker, multitasker, and have the ability to assume significant client responsibilities; and
  • Experience with, or demonstrated interest in, the major environmental law statutes, such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and CERCLA.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to: Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., 1350 I Street, NW, Suite 700,Washington, DC 20005, or by email to: [email protected]. Applicants only; no third-party solicitations.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Mid-Level Environmental Associate

Seattle

Beveridge & Diamond’s Seattle office is growing, and is seeking a mid-level environmental associate.

We are looking for a smart, energetic, enthusiastic, and versatile associate to join the Seattle office of the largest environmental law firm in the country. The ideal candidate will be a third to sixth-year environmental associate who wishes to focus on complex regulatory and compliance counseling issues.  Candidates with substantial litigation experience and experience advising on site cleanup, chemicals regulation, and facility siting are preferred.  But, those familiar with state and federal environmental and regulatory programs will also be considered.

We offer a collegial small office environment with the resources of a larger, well-branded firm.  Our associates get substantive and front-line responsibility, working directly with the firm’s shareholders, clients and technical consultants on unique and challenging environmental issues across the U.S. and globally. Join the firm that Vault has ranked for the last two consecutive years as the #1 law firm to work for in the area of Environmental Law.

The position will support work primarily arising out of the Northwest, with opportunities to assist with related national matters as well.  The candidate should be enterprising and have a strong desire to become a leader in the field of environmental law.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
  • Status as an active member in good standing of the bar in at least one state jurisdiction and ability to obtain licensure in Washington within 6 months of hire;
  • Strong analytical, research, writing and oral communication skills, organized, detailed, work well under deadline, creative thinker, multitasker, and have the ability to assume significant client   responsibilities; and
  • Experience with, or demonstrated interest in, the major environmental law statutes, such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and CERCLA.

In addition, experience with or interest in zoning and land use permitting and/or litigation is a plus.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Mid-Level Environmental Associate

Boston

Beveridge & Diamond’s Massachusetts office is moving to Boston and is seeking a mid-level environmental associate.

We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic and versatile associate to join the Boston office of the largest environmental law firm in the country. The ideal candidate will be a second- or third-year environmental associate who wishes to focus on complex regulatory and compliance counseling issues.

We offer a collegial small office environment with the resources of a larger, well-branded firm. Our associates get substantive and front-line responsibility, working directly with the firm’s shareholders, clients and technical consultants on unique and challenging environmental issues across the U.S. and globally. Join the firm that Vault has ranked for the last two consecutive years as the #1 law firm to work for in the area of Environmental Law.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
  • Status as an active member in good standing of the bar in at least one state jurisdiction and ability to obtain licensure in Massachusetts within 6 months of hire;
  • Strong analytical, research, writing and oral communication skills, organized, detailed, work well under deadline, creative thinker, multitasker, and have the ability to assume significant client responsibilities; and
  • Experience with, or demonstrated interest in, the major environmental law statutes, such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and CERCLA.

In addition, experience with or interest in zoning and land use permitting and/or litigation is a plus.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Litigation Paralegal

Seattle

Beveridge & Diamond is looking for a Litigation Paralegal to support the Firm’s attorneys primarily in its Seattle, WA, office.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., the premier environmental law firm, is looking for a litigation Paralegal to support the Firm’s attorneys primarily in its Seattle, WA, office. We seek a career-oriented individual with experience in supporting attorneys in a busy litigation practice group. Strong project management, research, writing, analytical, organizational, and communications skills are required for this role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Manage electronic and paper discovery
  2. Project management (i.e., managing to deliverables and milestones: on time and within budget, meeting business and client needs)
  3. Organize and index case files
  4. Investigate facts, research law, and prepare documents as directed by attorneys
  5. Review legal documents and conduct factual analysis
  6. Summarize legal documents and data
  7. Create privilege logs
  8. Perform wide variety of research and data compilation
  9. Assist in preparing reports, affidavits, correspondences, declarations and complaints
  10. Proofread, check accuracy of quotes and cite formats in legal documents
  11. Act as liaison with court clerks
  12. Review local court rules and identify filing requirements
  13. Conduct electronic and paper filing with court
  14. Determine event deadlines and calendar same
  15. Assist attorney in preparation for depositions
  16. Attend depositions; Prepare deposition digests
  17. Assist attorneys in mediations, arbitrations or other forms of ADR
  18. Assist attorneys at trial
  19. Communicate with witnesses and experts
  20. Enter billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner
  21. Other duties as assigned such as marketing, RFP response, practice team, presentation and event support and assist library, conflicts and other miscellaneous duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years of relevant litigation experience
  2. Familiarity with major ediscovery platforms such as CasePoint, Relativity
  3. Knowledge of electronic filings (state and federal), as well as court rules and procedures, litigation terminology and documentation
  4. Computer proficiency, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  6. Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  7. Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  8. Flexibility to work late and travel (locally and nationally) as needed
  9. Ability to retrieve and distribute print volumes, push and pull packages and books weighing up to 30 pounds, and ability to retrieve objects from shelves of up to 8 feet high and replace same
  10. Paralegal certificate a plus
  11. Project management certificate a plus

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular person.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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