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ProfileTemporary Litigation Paralegal Duties: Perform high-quality billable work for the benefit of clients and the support of our attorneys. Provide a high level of expertise in assisting clients and attorneys while managing a busy case and/or matter load. Work on a large, complex litigation matter which involves attorneys in several offices. Demonstrated effectiveness at obtaining and managing client documents, including electronic data, and determining potential existence of documents that may be relevant to the case. Regularly conduct litigation, criminal, and civil background checks and obtains properly authenticated records as needed. Effectively and regularly drafts for attorney review: removal documents, certificates of interested parties, answers, initial disclosures, various motions and orders, scheduling orders, protective orders, deposition notices, affidavits and declarations, discovery and our responses to discovery, settlement agreements, dismissal documents for attorney review, etc. Assists with preparation of motions for summary judgment; checking deposition cites, assembling exhibits, and creating the appendix. Consistently and accurately identify and prepare all documents for production including bates labeling and redacting for privileged and confidential information. Effectively assists in preparation for trial including managing exhibits and all evidentiary matters, witness lists, files and subpoenas, coordinates and attends witness prep meetings; assists at trial. Conducts online research and able to utilize the firmâ€™s electronic resources efficiently and effectively. Able to juggle multiple assignments and/or deadlines while maintaining a professional demeanor and timely seeks assistance when needed. Willing and capable to offer assistance to others when needed.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Be consistently at work and on time; arrive at meetings and appointments on time; ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate and collaborate with remote team members. Respond promptly to attorney and client requests for service and assistance; meet commitments. Follow instructions; complete tasks on time; commit to the hours necessary to complete assignments; work independently. Approach others in a tactful manner; treat others with respect; react well under pressure. Contribute to building a positive team spirit; support everyoneâ€™s efforts to succeed. Basic PC skills; Ability to use phone system, copier, scanner, fax, and printer.
No calls please.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
201 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28244
Current Employee - Reviewed on April 25, 2018
Keep your finger on the pulse of staff. Be sure they are happy, and the same is true with junior lawyers. Love that you reward entrepreneurs.Pros : I started as an associate at a large law firm. Was there and made partner. It was not a nice place but I refused to quit. I am now at Fisher Phillips as a woman partner. Respectful, smart, lots of women, and we care. I love it. I haven’t been here long but I couldn’t be happier, nor could the crew I brought, and as law firms go this one is exceptional, so far. Law firms are all about the people. The people here are awesome.