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Legal Staff Paralegal in Gulfport, MS

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Company name

Phelps Dunbar LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Gulfport, MS

Date Last Verified

Jan 04,2018

Posted on

Nov 13,2017

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate shall perform various substantive legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys in the Litigation practice group. Organize and maintain files from the inception of the case through the completion. Conduct factual investigations and interviews to identify key parties, related issues and relevant documents for the preparation of discovery. Assist in the preparation of answers to interrogatories and responses to requests for production of documents. Coordinate depositions of parties requested by attorneys. Summarize and organize depositions, records and testimony utilizing litigation support technology tools. Draft various pleadings and filing associated with both administrative and judicial branch at in Federal and State level civil litigation and immigration related matters. Assist with all aspects of case litigation, trial preparation including identifying and marking exhibits for motions, position papers, mediation depositions and trial. Verify case citations in briefs for current validity and accuracy through Westlaw. Interact with various government and court officials as well as with clients. Maintain attorney calendars with case deadlines. Assist in trial with exhibits, demonstrative aids and witnesses. Maintain timesheets and meet firm deadlines in accordance with Firm policies. Perform other duties as required. Must have Paralegal Certificate. Should have Associate degree . 3-5 years Litigation Paralegal experience. Ability to manage complex litigation using current technology is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Phelps Dunbar LLP
2304 19th Street
Suite 300
Gulfport, MS 39501