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Legal Staff Paralegal in Burlington, NJ

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Company name

Burlington Coat Factory.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Burlington, NJ

Date Last Verified

Apr 03,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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Legal Specialist The candidate will conduct interviews and investigate issues, where appropriate. Provide for document production and responses and ensure that the information is provided in an accurate and timely manner consistent with the regulatory and legal framework. Conduct the numbering, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Work with outside vendors to establish, maintain, search, and code electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts. Create and maintain discovery files. Compile and organize affidavits, declarations, exhibits, and any other necessary documents for filings, bluebook and proofread all motions, confirm filings comply with relevant rules, create document indices in the preparation of motion filing. Create and maintain pleading files. Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare relevant documents, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding. Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation. Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation. Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house counsel as necessary. Legal research and analysis, interact with senior level management and others to gather facts, present findings, and make recommendations on necessary next steps. Monitor all filings served on the Company, route filings to appropriate personnel, and calendar response dates. Docket and calendar all deadlines for all litigation matters. Work with outside legal counsel to manage correspondence expectations; participate in, and often manage, special projects; and assist counsel with other matters as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a four-year college degree or a Paralegal certificate. Must have 3+ years of litigation experience in a large firm or an in-house counsel team. Trial/arbitration support experience is required. Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, document management systems, litigation and discovery databases (i.e. CaseMap and Summation), trial databases (i.e. Trial Director and similar), and e-billing are needed.

Additional info

Posting Number: 2018-81351

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Burlington Coat Factory.
1830 Route 130 N
Burlington, NJ 08016