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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Paralegal
DUTIES: Manage all facets of the case from discovery through trial. Prepare witness files and deposition preparation files. Prepare court filings and service to counsel; experience with e-filing. Coordinate with clients and co-counsel during all phases of discovery; manage all facets of the case from discovery through trial. Organize and maintain case files; coordinate with Legal Practice Assistants and other staff. Prepare and maintain issue, subject-matter, witness, and deposition files. Review and analyze discovery requests and assist lawyers with discovery responses. Coordinate document reviews with the legal team, clients, and vendors. Assist with document reviews for responsiveness, case issues, and privilege responses to discovery requests and to identify privileged documents, documents for redaction, case issues in context. Prepare and maintain document and transcript databases in various formats. Keep accurate time records

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a bachelor’s degree with approximately 5+ years of defense litigation experience in a mid-to-large size law firm. Should preferably have in-courtroom trial experience. Must have a complete understanding of the litigation process, especially large case management; proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat; proficient in litigation applications/databases such as Relativity and IPRO; and proficient in cite-checking, Shepardizing, and Bluebook. Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have substantive familiarity with the litigation process (i.e. case management, discovery, databases, privilege logs, court filings, e-filing, cite-checking, Shepardizing, and Bluebooking) and have the capacity to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Should have well-developed Microsoft Office skills, demonstrate the ability to solve problems, and communicate well with all levels of personnel. Must have the ability to work overtime—including weekends.

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