Commercial Paralegal

Location: Wilmington, DE Office

Job Summary:

The Paralegal will assist attorney(s) by providing administrative, clerical and research support services including commercial transaction document preparation and review; pleading preparation and review; research, investigations, and fact checking; and trial preparation.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.
  • Drafts legal documents including commercial transaction documents, in addition to routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories, files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures.
  • Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources.
  • Communicates with clients and prepares summaries of their statements.
  • Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
  • Familiar with legal document management systems
  • Assists attorneys with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings.
  • Develops and maintains records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases using Soluno.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Preferred Additional Experience in the following areas: Commercial Real Estate transactions (acquisitions, dispositions, leasing), M&A/asset acquisitions and dispositions, commercial finance, licensing applications, Division of Corporations filings.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education And Experience And Physical Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or related field required, Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or related field preferred.
  • Some related experience preferred.
  • ABA approved Paralegal program preferred.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.

Other related duties as assigned.