A leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join their successful team.
If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Paralegal department in the Bay Area as a Litigation Paralegal.
Digests/summarizes depositions and other transcripts, including those of technical nature or expert witnesses
Analyzes/summarizes documents, interrogatories, medical records and other factual information, including sophisticated or technical information related to legal issues
Drafts declarations and affidavits
Reviews files to recommend documents for the purpose of preparing timeline and witnesses to interview/depose
Reviews pleadings and briefs for accuracy of factual information; fact checks briefs
Cite-checks, Shepardizes, Bluebooks and proofreads pleadings and briefs
Prepares TOA and TOC. Knowledge of and experience in Best Authority and Litera
Performs statistical, factual and some legal research and compiles data into chart formats or analyses; performs computer investigations of individuals and businesses
Pretrial activities: organizes and supervises preparation of trial notebook; organizes trial exhibits; prepares charts/graphs to be used at trial
Trial activities: attends and assists at trial, which includes: monitoring documents and evidence; assuring presence of witnesses; preparing and monitoring visual aids; taking notes on testimony; tracking of exhibits introduced and marked into evidence; digesting trial transcripts
Performs other related duties as assigned
Has responsibility for document organization and production, including Bates-stamping, redacting, photocopying and indexing of documents, checking copies, setting up and maintaining files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter, stripping files at the close of a case; acting as a liaison with the Records Dept. in instances in which sections of a case's files or the entire file are maintained by the Records Dept.
Reviews and analyzes documents for production, under the direct guidance of an attorney; categorizes documents by subject matter; prepares a chronology of facts; creates charts; does calculations and statistical analyses; reviews transcripts for specific references
Conduct factual research: culls relevant information from a variety of resources, such as newspapers, periodicals, library sources, case documents, trade associations, etc.
Prepares for depositions, gathers documents relevant to the deponent, organizes exhibits; when attending a deposition, takes notes, photocopies documents, handles exhibit distribution and submission, ensures availability of necessary supplies
Digests transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding
Prepares for and attends trial: organizes exhibits, files and other supporting documents; makes arrangements for transporting and setting up files at court; at trial, takes notes, handles exhibits, gathers any documents referred by either counsel, denotes which exhibits are marked and offered or just identified; interacts with witnesses, court clerks, client, vendors, etc.
Assists with the preparation of motions: pulls relevant documents, proofreads, assembles exhibits and indexes documents for a table of contents
Assists with appeals: pulls documents for a Record on Appeal and/or Joint Appendix; indexes cases for a table of authorities; as a liaison with the appellate printer; when necessary
Prepares binders per witness, which can contain interview memos, digests, and relevant documents
Prepares subject matter binders
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