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Legal Staff Paralegal in Charlotte, NC

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Charlotte, NC

Posted on

Mar 01,2018

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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. Senior Paralegal-Litigation Duties: Provides litigation paralegal support, including managing cases independently while working under the general supervision of attorneys. Serves as lead paralegal on assigned cases and is responsible for supervising junior paralegals, project assistants and/or temporary paralegals while maintaining positive contact with clients. Compiles and performs critical data analysis as requested by attorneys. Proofreads, Bluebooks and cite checks legal documents and/or memoranda to assist with preparation of court and/or agency filings, including drafting of tables of authority and electronic filings, where necessary. Supervises and/or coordinates work assignments for junior paralegals and temporary paralegals on large litigation cases and/or a large projects within the litigation practice area. Organizes and manages litigation cases from inception to trial and appeal including document productions, deposition preparation and trial preparation. Assembles case law binders, prepares correspondence; drafts and maintains document indices, witness binders, and spreadsheets. Attends and assists in depositions, witness interviews, trials and court hearings. Communicates with clients, government agencies or officials on a regular basis to collect and assemble information. Serves as senior resource for legal specialties and organizational policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor s degree. 7 years litigation paralegal experience. Knowledge and understanding of legal principles and practices, experienced in all areas of paralegal duties from inception of case to trial and appeal, including but not limited to case management, general research utilizing Westlaw, case retrieval, bluebooking, cite checking and proof reading pleadings. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and litigation support applications such as Relativity, Concordance, IPRO, LiveNote, TextMap and Third Party platforms. Trial experience required. Ability to apply understanding and knowledge of the litigation process from pretrial to post-trial. Strong organizational and problem solving skills. Superior interpersonal skills to ensure effective communication across a diverse group of internal and external clients, attorneys and staff while maintaining high level of work quality and customer service. Ability to travel locally and nationwide as needed. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion.

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