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Legal Staff Paralegal in Sacramento, CA

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Company name

Porter Scott, A Professional Corporation

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Sacramento, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 01,2018

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will assist attorneys of the firm by performing numerous tasks, including: Draft operative pleadings, discovery requests to include interrogatories, request for admissions, request for production, deposition notices and responses thereto; subpoenas and orders. Will assist in preparing cases, to include reviewing and summarizing documents, written, oral and personal contact with clients, witnesses, experts and adversaries; investigative work; deposition summaries; analysis of damages; organizing and preparing trial binders; typing indices and labels, preparing correspondence and memos; and designing visual trial exhibits. Organize and maintain documents pertaining to litigation through the use of word processing and other computerized media. Have a general understanding of case pleadings, discovery and correspondence received on a daily basis. Coordinate appearance of counsel at various depositions, hearings, etc. and their response to pleadings and discovery. Assist in document preparation tasks to include filing, bate stamping and labeling, tabbing, indexing, duplicating and faxing. Accomplish other duties as required and requested by supervisory personnel. Responsible for managing own workload and accomplish all assigned work in a timely manner.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have either a certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal program, a certificate of completion from a paralegal program or a degree from an accredited post-secondary institution requiring a minimum of 24 semester units or a bachelor’s or advanced degree in any subject from a post-graduate institution with 1+ year law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney active in the State Bar for at least three years, along with a declaration from said attorney. General knowledge and understanding of the organization and functions of the firm is essential. General knowledge of case law, statutes and other regulations required to perform duties in the litigation area is essential. General knowledge of basic principles, concepts and methodology used in legal research, including online search through Lexis or Westlaw is essential. General knowledge of computers to include word processing is essential.

Additional info

Requisition ID : 1002

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Porter Scott, A Professional Corporation
350 University Avenue
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825