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Trial Defense Paralegal in Torrance

Date Posted: 6/18/2024

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Job Description

Job Title: Trial Defense Paralegal

Job Description: Established law firm in Torrance seeks a Trial Defense Paralegal to join their team. The firm focuses on complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts with a diverse client group including drug and medical device, motor vehicle companies, chemical products, consumer products, and heavy equipment industries. The ideal Trial Defense Paralegal possesses a strong background in defense litigation, has experience attending and preparing for trial, and is comfortable traveling nationwide to attend trials.

Trial Defense Paralegal Job Duties:

* Prepare extensively for trial, including compiling materials, coordinating witnesses, managing exhibits, and attending trial proceedings.

* Utilize iManage to maintain organized and easily accessible electronic case files.

* Collaborate with attorneys to handle discovery tasks such as requests, depositions, and issuing subpoenas.

* Conduct document review and analysis across multiple platforms.

* Create, revise, and proofread various documents, including correspondence, agreements, and legal pleadings.

* Proactively work with attorneys to ensure litigation progresses smoothly, regularly updating team members and addressing client and case needs promptly.

Trial Defense Paralegal Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree, Paralegal Certificate, or combination of education and years of experience required

* 5+ years of defense litigation experience required

* Ability to lift 30 lbs

* Ability to travel nationwide to attend trial

* Strong knowledge of client billing guidelines, as well as entering and recording accurate billing entries

Additional Details:

- Salary Range is $80,000-$100,000

- Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

- Values and Culture: Firm employs a casual atmosphere

- Additional benefits include disability, domestic partner benefits, employer profit sharing contributions, 9 paid holidays, wellness programs, 24/7 employee assistance programs, casual attire

- PTO Package: 18 days per year accrued at 12 hrs/mo

- Location: Torrance, CA

*Hybrid option of up to 3 days remote. Candidate MUST BE located in Southern California.*

If you or someone you know is interested in applying, please send the resume in Word (.docx) format to Alizen Rodriguez at for immediate and confidential consideration.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Torrance, CA
  • Job Type:Legal
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:6/18/2024
  • Contact: Mary Alizen Rodriguez (213) 643-3811
  • Pay Range: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -062024-370163