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Legal Staff Paralegal in Mount Pleasant, SC

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Company name

Motley Rice.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Mount Pleasant, SC

Date Last Verified

Apr 29,2018

Posted on

Apr 06,2018

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Paralegal FLSA The candidate performs a variety of paralegal functions to assist Senior Paralegals and Attorneys in representing their clients fairly and efficiently, completing casework, documentation and interaction with clients in preparation for and during (OR up to and including) trial. Under direction, completes legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts. Assists more senior Paralegals in the commencement of action for new cases, the discovery process, pretrial preparation, trial, post-trial and appellate work, settlements and general paralegal responsibilities. Assists attorney in all phases of discovery, including assisting with discovery requests, depositions, docketing, scheduling, fielding client calls and frequent written and oral communication with defense and/or co-counsel. Files multiple claims and update case files in a timely and organized fashion. Cure deficiencies on a backlog of cases. Arranges files and reviews documents and may prepare summonses. Drafts pre-trial data, prepare trial notebooks, exhibits and legal authorities. Organizes and prepares exhibits, depositions/testimony copies, etc. Needs ability to understand medical records and follow up with clients on missing information. Must have ability to assist in preparation and filing of court submissions. Prepares trial subpoenas and assist in scheduling of witnesses. Enters, transcribes, records, stores, or maintains information in either written or electronic form. Reviews data; report findings, interpret results and/or make recommendations. Compiles and, as requested, analyzes reports for attorneys. Assists on designation of records and compiling briefs. Conducts legal research on case law using Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, and other appropriate law and/or medical libraries, databases, and on-line facilities. Performs general/and or administrative paralegal duties including legal research and specific points of briefing cases. Corresponds with clients and adversaries. Maintains files, including form files, legal memos and expert files. Completes special projects as requested. Litigation experience is required. Trial experience is strongly preferred. Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal certificate is needed. Should have 3-5 years of professional work experience in the legal field. Proficient in MS Office suite is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Motley Rice.
28 Bridgeside Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464