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Paralegal The candidate, following established guidelines, gathers, prepares, summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in preparation of opinions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files; performs simple legal research; and indexes, tracks and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial. Assists attorneys in courtroom and prepares exhibit cross-references. Screens documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria. Performs initial compilation of documents for FOIA or production requests, subject to review by superiors and trial staff. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COTR. Must have 1+ year of litigation paralegal experience. Trial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience very helpful. Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation system sufficient to perform basic legal research. Should have thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and WestLaw. Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications. Litigation support software knowledge (Summation, Concordance, CaseMap, Relativity, etc.) preferred.
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