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Litigation Paralegal

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Job Description

Litigation Paralegal with 3 to 5 years of litigation experience to assist busy litigation practice in DC. This person will be involved with heavy trial preparation and in-trial coordination. 

Conduct 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.
Motion practice.
Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing.
Court filings.
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.
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 preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. 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.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
-Bachelor's degree and, a minimum of three years solid litigation experience
-Database management software experience as well review and production experience.
-Demonstrated understanding of the litigation process and e-discovery.
-Trial experience is a plus.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Washington, DC
  • Job Type:Legal
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:4/23/2018
  • Contact: Michelle Hermes (202) 350-3976
  • Pay Range: $55.00 - $75.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1711-15402