June 4, 2024


Litigation Paralegal (MN)

Join Our Team as a Litigation Paralegal.

What We Do.

Wanta Thome is a leading employment law firm based in Minneapolis, MN, dedicated to transforming the client and employee experience. Our mission is to foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and compassion, ensuring the best outcomes for our clients and unparalleled growth opportunities for our team. We are committed to creating a workplace where every team member can thrive professionally and personally.

Who We Are Looking For.

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Litigation Paralegal to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess a meticulous eye for detail, strong organizational skills, and a passion for supporting attorneys in delivering justice and equitable work environments. Candidates should demonstrate a balance of empathy, strategic vision, adaptability, and a constant drive for learning and growth.

Primary Duties.

Document Drafting:

  • Prepare various types of legal correspondence, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Draft pleadings, discovery requests and responses, procedural motions, and proposed orders.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all legal documents.

Case Management:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all legal documents, correspondence, and research.
  • Manage case-related deadlines, proactively ensuring timely completion of tasks.

Legal Research and Analysis:

  • Conduct factual research and present findings in a coherent manner for attorney review.

Deposition and Trial Preparation:

  • Assist attorneys in preparing for depositions and trials by organizing necessary documents and conducting preliminary research.
  • Provide essential support, including gathering exhibits, organizing evidence, and drafting trial scripts.

Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate effectively with attorneys and paralegals to achieve collective goals and share information for seamless case management.

Court Filings:

  • Prepare and file necessary documents with the court, adhering to all procedural requirements and deadlines.


  • Bachelor’s degree in any field or an associate degree in paralegal studies.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in using legal research tools and case management systems.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office-based computer programs.
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative.
  • Ability to make timely decisions in the face of obstacles.
  • Focus on meeting demanding deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of court rules and filing procedures (including e-filing).

What We Offer You.

Joining our team means becoming part of a culture that values innovation, teamwork, and balance. Our work environment fosters collaboration and creativity, where you’ll see the tangible impact of your efforts. We prioritize results over effort, offering flexible work hours, a supportive team dynamic, and a commitment to the well-being of our staff.

  • Work Hours: Generally, Monday–Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Location: Beautifully renovated office space in downtown Minneapolis.
  • Compensation: Extremely competitive compensation package based on experience, including bonuses tied to firm profitability, team performance, and individual case success.
  • Work Culture: A highly growth and team-oriented environment. Regular in-office and offsite team-building events and happy hours.
  • Career Opportunities: Continuous opportunities for professional development and personal growth.
  • Generous Benefits: Includes 80% coverage of single plan medical/dental/vision premiums, firm-paid short-term and long-term supplemental disability, life insurance, 401(k) with 3% firm contribution, commuter benefits, team awards and recognition, and abundant paid time off.

Reporting Structure

  • The Paralegal reports directly to the Lead Attorney.

If this opportunity excites you, please submit a cover letter and resume as PDF files to careers@wantathome.com.

Be part of something exceptional—join Wanta Thome and help us shape a more just workplace and society.