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Paralegal/Legal Assistant The candidate performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures. Compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents. Summarizes depositions and other transcripts. Maintains case files; performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery). Indexes, tracks, and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial. Prepares exhibit cross-references. Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria. Other examples of the types of work to be performed include compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc. May have a role involving special knowledge and skills, such as litigation, document analysis or accounting. Litigation specialty supports attorneys during trial, including courtroom locations.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Paralegal Certificate and 2+ years of experience in the required specialty, such as litigation, document analysis, or accounting. An equivalent level of legal training is substituted for the Paralegal Certificate. Should have litigation specialty experience in trial support, cite checking legal motions and memoranda, and automated litigation support. Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills. Must have thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXISINEXIS, CLEAR, Westlaw, Concordance or Recommind. Experience documenting Table of Authorities, and Table of Contents is essential. Must have knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources. Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office 2010 or newer programs, and Adobe Professional, or newer program, to include redacting and redlining expertise. Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
Req #: 131130
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