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Legal Staff Paralegal in Las Vegas NV

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Las Vegas, NV, United States
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Paralegal
The candidate will be responsible for directing staff in the organization and management of data and evidence. Assisting with case management. Drafting, correspondence, pleadings, and discovery. Investigating, locating, analyzing, summarizing, and tracking facts, evidence, and other data using online resources, such as Pacer,state court dockets, search engines, social media, Westlaw, medical databases, Edgar, etc. Facilitating records requests, including medical, FOIA, DMV, courts, etc. Preparing pre-suit damages analysis. Locating and interviewing witnesses and working with investigator(s) as needed. Working with expert witnesses, including researching potential experts, preparation of documents for review, and coordination of filing and/or service of expert reports and attendance of expert(s) at events. Communicating with clients, co-counsel, opposing counsel, courts, government agencies, etc. Researching, analyzing, and summarizing depositions, rules of procedure, evidence, statutes, regulations, and occasionally, case law. Drafting privilege and redaction logs. Facilitating IMEs. Appropriate utilization of e-discovery platforms, such as Eclipse, Relativity, Viewpoint, etc. to manage evidence in conjunction with our Litigation Support Team. Appropriate utilization of other legal technologies, such as CaseMap, TimeMap, TextMap, TrialDirector, and PageVault to name a few. Facilitating court filings (completing filings when necessary). Instructing docketing staff on recording deadlines, verifying accuracy of deadlines, tracking deadlines, and ensuring deadlines are met. Summarizing depositions, other witness statements, and evidence. Preparing medical and/or case chronologies. Preparing for and attending arbitration, hearings, mediation, and trial. Accurately tracking and recording time spent on tasks and projects to reflect the value provided. Performing other duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in paralegal or legal studies from regionally accredited college or university preferred. NALA Certification highly preferred. 5+ years progressively more complex civil litigation experience required. Experience working across offices at a distance desired. Must have Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain flexible to meet client and attorney needs while maintaining a positive attitude and composure. Should have ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing internally with attorneys and staff and externally with clients, opposing counsel, co-counsel, expert witnesses, courts, government agencies, etc. Must have strong attention to detail and self-motivation. Should have good understanding of legal terminology, including technology and e-Discovery terms. Must have ability to respond timely and effectively in a team atmosphere. Should have excellent knowledge and understanding of litigation workflows and processes.

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