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Legal Staff Paralegal in Ann Arbor, MI

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Company name

Brock and Scott PLLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Ann Arbor, MI

Date Last Verified

Apr 27,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2018

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Paralegal - Litigation Duties : The candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of duties to assist attorneys in all phases of litigation including discovery, trial, post-trial and appellate phases. Prepare and file pleadings, briefs, and other documents through electronic filing systems and/or manually at all court levels (trial and appellate), including federal and state courts, conduct citation reviews, proofread and edit pleadings, ensure compliance with local rules of procedure, communicate with clerks' offices when needed. Organize case files, assist in the preparation of discovery requests and responses, review and organize the opposition's discovery responses, process incoming and outgoing document production, conduct document review, prepare witness materials for depositions, assist in reviewing documents for privilege and preparing privilege logs. Conduct fact research, communicate with clients and witnesses, review testimony from depositions and declarations, examine client files obtained from field work. Prepare binders and other materials for conferences and hearings, assemble exhibits and required documents for trials, coordinate trial details with attorneys and any required vendors or office personnel. Provide general office management and support to attorneys, including, but not limited to, processing invoices and reimbursements, ordering office supplies, and providing any other attorney support, as requested.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred. 5+ years of litigation paralegal experience required. Experience filling in Federal and State trial and appellate courts required. Preferably have experience performing research on Westlaw and other online legal databases required. Possess Practice Panther systems knowledge. Active notary preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brock and Scott PLLC
Ann Arbor, MI