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Legal Staff Paralegal in San Diego, CA

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Company name

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


San Diego, CA

Date Last Verified

Jan 02,2018

Posted on

Dec 07,2017

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Paralegal The candidate works under the direction of attorneys to whom the Paralegal is assigned. Researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist attorneys. Independently researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals for review, approval, and use by attorney. Researches law, investigates facts, and independently prepares documents to assist attorneys with matters. Summarizes complex legal documents. Organizes and indexes complex case files. Determines and calendars deadlines. Performs wide variety of legal research and data compilation, with little or no supervision. Files pleadings with court clerk. Prepares reports, correspondence, declarations and complaints. Drafts a wide variety of legal documents. Prepares affidavits or documents and maintains document file. Prepares for mediations and trials. Assists Attorney at trial and in preparation for depositions. Communicates with witnesses and experts. Scheduling, enters billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner. Paralegal certification / degree from accredited college or university is needed. Should have 10+ years of paralegal experience, preferably working in a labor/employment litigation practice. Experience working on class action matters is preferred. In-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principle is needed. Proficient in all Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Lexis-Nexis, WestLaw, Live Note, Concordance, Case Map, Docketing, Document Management System, expense and billing system is essential.

Company info

Whitney Dickey
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC
Wells Fargo Tower
3800 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 1500
Las Vegas, NV 89169