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Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Sep 16,2017

Posted on

Mar 02,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will provide a broad range of paralegal support to the firm’s trial lawyers. Will include: Oversee all aspects of file to ensure materials are maintained in central location in organized fashion. Receive and login all documents collected; coordinate with vendors to process collected documents for review database with focus on budget; coordinate and negotiate with vendors for fair pricing; load all processed documents into review database; export responsive documents to production volumes; login all review and production volumes; maintain database tracking chart. Prepare first draft of privilege logs; assist lawyers with completing same; finalize same for service. Manage all documents/materials forwarded to experts; login same to assist with exhibit to expert reports of materials reviewed. Assist with preparation for depositions, including assembly of materials in chronological order for review and/or use as exhibits; index all deposition exhibits; maintain deposition log; coordinate with court reporters to ensure all materials received and in proper format. Assemble and maintain hot document chronologies. Perform research including: people tracing to locate witnesses; expert witness articles and references; factual background; corporate registered agents; corporate SEC filings. Prepare trial notebooks (Live Pleadings; Exhibits; Discovery; Depositions and Trial List Notebook); coordinate with vendors for presentation of exhibits and deposition videos at trial; prepare draft trial exhibit list. Coordinate transfer of materials and supplies to trial and back and forth to office as needed; monitor exhibit activity and update exhibit list; confer with court reporter and opposing paralegal at end of trial to confirm admitted exhibits; coordinate with trial vendor.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 4 years of experience as a litigation paralegal. Extremely high proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat software required. Strong proficiency and/or ability to quickly master a wide variety of other communication and document management software solutions preferred: ShareFile FTP; iPro Eclipse SE (Desktop) and Cloud (Saas) versions; Relativity; Trial Director; and Dropbox. Strong organizational and proofreading skills required. Must have adaptable and pleasant demeanor and readily adjust to changes in firm procedures and policies. Communication and intrapersonal skills; the ability to act with discretion; excellent time management, word processing, proofreading, and strong multitasking skills.

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