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Paralegal - Tort Litigation

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 13, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 26, 2021

Posted on

Jun 06, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Bentonville, AR, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal - Tort Litigation
Duties: Providing support to attorneys and legal staff by managing legal processes; receiving and reviewing requests for information; and collecting, entering and maintaining legal information in various legal systems. Coordinating with outside counsel, witnesses, and internal subject matter experts; providing status updates on legal processes and responding to questions about legal matters. Helping maintain, operationalize and update standard operating procedures and best practices on various legal processes including legal discovery and Company systems and access. Demonstrating and maintaining knowledge of general and specific legal areas, particularly in the tort practice area. Ensuring that attorneys are aware of pending deadlines; assisting with budgeting and invoice review. Assisting attorneys with legal research and analysis by identifying necessary information and helping determine relevant facts to support legal arguments; helping attorneys ensure that legal documents comply with applicable laws and regulations. Distributing document retention notices. Assisting with conducting custodial interviews; drafting legal documents for responses to stakeholders on behalf of and in consultation with attorneys. Adhering to standard discovery procedures, quality assurance requirements and operational systems; enforcing Walmart’s Outside Counsel guidelines in conjunction with case team members; collaborating with eDiscovery resources to help manage ESI strategy, contain costs and meet case objectives. Maintaining security and confidentiality of sensitive information, data and communications. Drafting, proofreading and updating presentations, reports and templates.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A nationally recognized paralegal certification OR an ABA-accredited paralegal degree OR 1 years’ experience as a paralegal, legal analyst, OR otherwise performing the relevant responsibilities of a paralegal as defined OR a JD Degree from an accredited law school. Experience as a paralegal in the tort practice area. Comfortable with technology and how to leverage systems and tools to improve processes. Organized, detail-oriented, and calm under pressure. Process-minded and look for opportunities to streamline for improved efficiency and effectiveness. Strong communication skills to interact with senior leadership and stakeholders. Experience working with cross-functional teams.
Preferred Qualifications: A law degree from accredited program.

Additional info

Ref. R-605591

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Walmart Inc
702 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716

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