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Legal Staff Paralegal in Cleveland, OH

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Company name

Kelley & Ferraro, LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

USA Cleveland, OH

Date Last Verified

Feb 02,2018

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will work on all phases of a case from beginning to end, including trial. Will Request, organize and coordinate documents. Request documents from various companies, employers, and government agencies. Upon receipt of a production, organize, bates-stamp, redact, duplicate and index documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Conduct various document searches and factual research. Create and maintain internal case databases, run searches on internal and external document databases and systems, and pull relevant information from a variety of resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents and trade associations. Work with attorneys in preparing and filing of all court documents. Organize and maintain indices for court filings. Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies. Oversee the progress of files through various departments, order transcripts from reporting services, fulfill requests from opposing counsel and others, and work with experts to provide case support. Assist the attorneys with the preparation of trials which includes, drafting and organizing witness and exhibit lists, organizing trial exhibits, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, drafting trial pleadings and motions, assist in the scheduling and arranging of witness testimony, serve as liaison between trial attorneys and witnesses, and assist attorneys in the courtroom by handling exhibits and providing litigation support to the trial team. Calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, and draft correspondence.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have proven experience as a litigation paralegal, and working knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, procedures, and practices. An Associate or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is preferred. A candidate with experience in lieu of a degree will be considered. Should preferably have 3-5 years of litigation paralegal experience. A high-level of proficiency in MS Office is required.

Additional info

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Company info

Coretta Crowell Waller
Human Resources Manager
Kelley & Ferraro, LLP
Ernst Young Tower
950 Main Avenue, Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44114