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Legal Staff Paralegal in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Freeman, Freeman & Smiley LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Posted on

Mar 07,2018

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Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments. Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court. Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, and manage logistics. Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes. Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices. Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests. Gather relevant information from a variety of sources. Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties. Help with voir dire, jury selection and witnesses preparation. Provide assistance with case settlements.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Paralegal associates degree or other relevant certification. Proven working experience as a litigation paralegal. Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures. Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail. Extensive computer and database expertise.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Freeman, Freeman & Smiley LLP
1888 Century Park East
Suite 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90067