Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in San Mateo, CA

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Company name

McDowall Cotter

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

1-5 yrs required


San Mateo, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 21,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018

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Civil Litigation Paralegal The candidate will prepare and file Case Management Statements. Will manage discovery (thorough understanding of California Discovery Statutes, time limits on service of various discovery items and responses. Preparation of Requests. Prepare Form Interrogatories. Prepare Special Interrogatories. Prepare Demand for Inspection. Prepare Notice of Depositions. Schedule, arrange for court reporter. Arrange for interpreter when needed. Review, Index and Analysis of Discovery received including: depositions; medical records, employment records, financial records; interrogatory responses, document production, request for admissions; preparing responses to discovery; eeting with clients to obtain information; Preparing verifications; Finalize responses; Proper service of responses; Notify clients of depositions; Law and Motion; Understand time deadlines, how to get matters filed and proofs of service. Perform initial drafting of motions. Monitor Tentative ruling. Trial (knowledge of trial process from expert discovery through trial). Prepare Jury Instructions. Brief Statement of the Case. Motions in Limine. Subpoena of Witnesses. Notify our witnesses. Coordinate witnesses for trial. Prepare trial binders. Prepare witness binders. Coordinate any third-party vendors needed for trial. Post-trial; Prepare Memorandum of Costs. Certification or degree in paralegal or legal studies from an accredited degree program is needed. Knowledge and Understanding of Discovery (California Discovery Statutes) is essential. Should have 1-5 years of experiences in a legal environment. Experience: 1-2 years as a paralegal is needed. Proficient computing skills especially in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.) is essential. Proficient in using Time matter or other Case Management Software is needed. Proficient in using Electronic Filing in Federal Courts is needed. Dragon Naturally speaking software is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McDowall Cotter
2070 Pioneer Court
San Mateo, CA 94403