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Lead Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Milwaukee, WI

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Lead Paralegal Duties: Involve training, mentoring, and quality control as well as actively working on litigation defense matters. Prepare summary of deposition transcripts. Assemble chronologies of pertinent facts and key documents, including medical records. Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medical records, trial preparation. Contact outside sources (government agencies, etc.) to obtain public information and review and analyze the same. Search and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources of case information. Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants. Assist in document productions. Draft subpoenas, notices of deposition and pattern discovery requests. Conduct investigative research on opposing parties and expert witnesses. Manage documents and organize case files. Train others on all tasks above. Review work product of other paralegals for quality control.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have a bachelor’s degree; Paralegal Certificate or paralegal courses are a plus. Must have 3+ years of experience working on complex litigation defense matters. Experience training, supervising or mentoring others. Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems. Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical. Clear and effective communication skills both orally and in writing. Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily. Must be able to work independently and be proactive.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP.
740 North Plankinton Avenue
Suite 600
Milwaukee, WI 53203


"A Five Star Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Be prepared to brush up on your bird law, because you will be dealing with it on a daily basis here.

Pros : Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP is not your average starter firm. This is a finisher firm, a firm fit only for five star lawyers.
Cons : They mostly deal with bird law, although they have been known to handle some divorce cases. Some troublesome clients are not turned away.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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