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Legal Staff Paralegal in Montgomery, AL

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Company name

The Southern Poverty Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Montgomery, AL

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will assist attorneys with case management and support including substantial document management; Conduct research related to litigation/legal case development (i.e., verify evidence and investigate facts of case including but not limited to searching news media, scholarly journals, Westlaw Accurint, Pacer and internet sources); Prepare and organize information, notes, and research memos; Assist with field investigations, discovery and trial preparation; Prepare exhibits for depositions, hearings, and trial; Maintain case files and manage case documents in paper files as well as in Time Matters and litigation management and review databases; Maintain pleadings and correspondence files and handle client correspondence as needed; Check legal forms and documents for accuracy; Draft and /or assist with preparation of legal documents for filing and service; Communicate with witnesses, clients and others in person and over the phone as required; Handle settlement administration as needed; Summarize deposition transcripts, discovery documents and client records; Coordinate with court reporters and others to arrange for depositions; Coordinate arrangement for service of subpoenas and summonses; Assist with electronic filings of case pleadings; Assist with special projects as needed and; Assist with other practice-group related tasks as directed by the Deputy Legal Director. 5+ years of paralegal or legal research experience required, more experience valued. College degree is essential. Paralegal Certificate preferred. Strong research skills required.

Additional info

Req No: 2018-1203

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Southern Poverty Law Center
400 Washington Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36104