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Legal Staff Paralegal in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

White & Case LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 22,2018

Posted on

Mar 16,2018

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Junior Legal Assistant Duties: Review new matters received on a daily basis and prepare short summaries for each matter; Develop expert-level knowledge of matter flow; Track matter flow and maintain up-to-date case files; Maintain case data, conduct statistical analyses, and create databases, charts, graphs, and tables; Draft reports, letters, and chronologies and prepare substantive presentations; Liaise with worldwide team, client, and foreign counsel; Attend weekly meetings with global attorney team to discuss strategy for key matters; Prepare daily time entries for services performed; Utilize litigation support software programs and other spreadsheet and database programs as needed to perform client projects; Assist other legal teams on an as needed basis. Acquire an understanding of the mechanics of civil litigation, including pleadings and discovery tools. This will be achieved by attending training sessions, litigation department seminars, database training sessions, and through general on-the-job experience. Work with support staff (copy center, word processing, foreign legal analyst clerks, and contract legal assistants), which entails explanation and review of tasks, such as page checking, collating, sequencing, coding, indexing, numbering, copying, etc.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Four year college degree with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.2. Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat. Ability to work under pressure and with a variety of personalities. Willingness and ability to work overtime and long hours. Excellent professional references. Good judgment. High ethical standards. Ability to travel, as needed. Foreign language skills preferred.

Additional info

Ref: 180000AP

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
White & Case LLP
633 West Fifth Street
Suite 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Fax: 213-452-2329