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Litigation Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 16,2017

Posted on

May 16,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will manage the day to day handling of asbestos toxic tort cases which are assigned to an attorney/paralegal team. Will also manage the case from the date the case is answered through the trial. Responsible for initial case preparation. Update case management database. Utilize the calendaring system. Draft client specific pretrial discovery and monitoring the responses. Draft an executive summary and case summary. Follow up on all depositions and compiling the deposition summaries. Compile materials for attorneys who are attending various court appearances, depositions and trials. Make the initial determination regarding product identification. Compile summary judgment materials and exhibits. Subpoena trust documents. Subpoena and notice co-worker and expert depositions. All phases of trial preparation, including jury questionnaires, trial binders, exhibit binders motions in limine and more.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Paralegal certificate. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Ability to satisfy California Business and Professions Code Sections 6450 et. seq. is needed. Must have 5+ years of litigation experience including extensive trial support experience. Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook, Excel and Summation are essential.

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