Skip to content
Online Bill Pay
Online Bill Pay

Civil Litigation Paralegal

Apply today

Plakas Mannos, a leading law firm in Canton and Akron for more than 60 years, is growing. Our firm is looking for a full-time civil litigation paralegal with experience in civil litigation for our brand-new downtown Canton and Akron offices.  

The ideal candidate’s qualifications include proficiency in various software applications, excellent communication skills, and the ability to successfully multi-task and work well with others. Candidates with bachelor’s degrees or paralegal degrees/certificates and one year of experience are preferred. 

Learn more about this position and apply today. 


  • Attending court trials, hearings, and mediations to present evidence through electronic trial presentation programs 
  • Preparing attorneys and court documents for hearings, depositions, mediation, arbitration, and trials 
  • Requesting, reviewing, summarizing, indexing, and/or preparing document productions and exhibits 
  • Calendaring deadlines 
  • E-filing and/or filing physical documents with state and federal courts 
  • Word processing, preparing, and modifying documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos, and emails using Microsoft 365 products 
  • General clerical duties including photocopying, scanning, faxing, and mailing


  • Experience as a paralegal; paralegal degree or paralegal certification 
  • Familiarity with legal documents and terminology 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 with special attention to proficiency in PowerPoint presentations 
  • Ability to work with legal technology (transcription software, etc.) 
  • Outstanding time-management and organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong sense of discretion 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Teamwork 


  • Competitive salary range based upon qualifications 
  • Year-end bonus potential 
  • Health insurance 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Vision insurance 
  • Competitive paid time off (PTO) policy  
  • Periodic remote work opportunities 
  • Profit sharing/401(k) – after 1 year of employment at enrollment period 
  • Disability – after 5 years of employment 
  • Free, healthy breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages provided on site by the firm's chef  
  • Periodic lunches to host significant legal, business community, and governmental personalities 
  • Free, all-firm social events 

Additional information about this position  

Job type: Full-time 

Salary: $40,000 – $68,000 per year 


  • 8-hour shift 
  • Monday to Friday 

Travel requirement: No travel 

Work location: In person 

Ability to commute/relocate: 

  • Canton, OH 44702: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Paralegal: 2 years (Required)

Apply today  

Interested in joining the Plakas Mannos team? Apply for our Civil Litigation Paralegal position today.  

Please direct all contact for employment including cover letter and salary requirements to: 

Human Resources 
Plakas Mannos 
200 Market Avenue North, Suite 300 
Canton, Ohio 44702