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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Washington, DC

Posted on

Feb 20,2018

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Paralegal - Appellate Duties: Manage all aspects of large scale, complex litigation within the Appellate group. The position will require overtime and may involve some travel. Mainly responsible for all of the cite checking assignments for the Appellate group. Edit and format briefs using Word styles for camera-ready copy. Manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology. Legal and factual cite checking including the ability to shepardize and Blue Book a brief. Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements. Supervise project assistants and temporary staff.

Qualifications: BA/BS with strong academic credentials. 4 years of paralegal experience at a medium or large law firm or equivalent experience in academia including work towards and completion of advanced degree. Proficient at MicroSoft Office applications. Writing sample must be submitted with resume. Experience with proof reading. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong research skills. Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines for research purposes. Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with Clients, Partners, Associates, Legal Assistants and all staff members. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent attention to detail. Strong sense of good judgment. Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills. Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team. A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. Exercises confidentiality and discretion. Strong proofreading skills. Strong PowerPoint skills.

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Law Firm Staff