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McDowell Hetherington LLP is seeking candidates for a Paralegal position for its Arlington office. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to recruiting@mhllp.com with “Arlington Paralegal Applicant” in the subject line. The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:


·   At least three (3) years of experience as a Paralegal in a litigation environment;

·   Advanced Microsoft Office and Teams skills;

·   Substantial experience working with electronic court filings in both state and federal courts;

·   Experience with Worldox or a similar document management system;

·   Experience with LMS+ or a similar timekeeping system;

·   Professional appearance and demeanor; and

·    A positive and proactive attitude.


Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

·   Providing paralegal support for litigation attorneys with complex dockets;

·   Assisting with e-discovery projects and productions;

·   Drafting correspondence and preparing trial binders;

·    Assisting in preparation for mediations and depositions;

·    Assisting in all aspects of trial preparations, including utilizing of technology; and

·    Maintaining accurate and up-to-date calendars for important trial (and other) deadlines.

MH’s Arlington office focuses on complex business litigation in the energy, financial services, and first-party insurance sectors. MH provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender expression, sexual orientation/expression, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. MH also participates in E Verify and pays a competitive market rate that includes a robust benefits package.


McDowell Hetherington LLP is seeking candidates for a Paralegal position for its Oakland, CA office. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to recruiting@mhllp.com with “Paralegal Applicant – CA” in the subject line. The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:


·   At least three (3) years of experience as a Paralegal in a litigation environment;

·   Advanced Microsoft Office and Teams skills;

·   Substantial experience working with electronic court filings in both state and federal courts;

·   Experience with Worldox or a similar document management system;

·   Experience with LMS+ or a similar timekeeping system;

·   Professional appearance and demeanor; and

·    A positive and proactive attitude.



Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

·   Providing paralegal support for litigation attorneys with complex dockets;

·   Assisting with e-discovery projects and productions;

·   Drafting correspondence and preparing trial binders;

·    Assisting in preparation for mediations and depositions;

·    Assisting in all aspects of trial preparations, including utilizing of technology; and

·    Maintaining accurate and up-to-date calendars for important trial (and other) deadlines.


MH’s Oakland office focuses on complex business litigation in the energy, financial services, and first-party insurance sectors. MH provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender expression, sexual orientation/expression, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. MH also participates in E Verify and pays a competitive market rate that includes a robust benefits package.