Litigation Paralegal with experience in civil litigation preferred. This person will be in charge of heavy trial preparation and in-trial coordination. Experience handling both highly desirable. Looking for 3-5* years of experience.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESConduct various document searches and factual research.
Create and maintain internal case databases, run searches on internal and external document databases and systems, cull relevant information from a variety of resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents and trade associations.
Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation.
Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.
Prepare for and attend depositions.
Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.
Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing.
Work with attorneys in the preparation and filing of all court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies.
Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.
Prepare for and attend trials.
Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the prepar We are an equal opportunity employer.
- Minimum 5+ years litigation experience.
- Bachelor's Degree plus Paralegal certificate from ABA approved/accredited institution or BP 6450 declaration required.
- Strong cite-checking, discovery and legal research expertise required.
- Experience working within legal database or case management software such as Summation and/or Concordance required.
- Trial and/or Litigation Support software experience in either Relativity, Concordance and/or Summation preferred, though not required.
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