Job Details

Paraprofessional Life Sciences and Health Industry

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 05,2019

Valid Through

Jun 18,2019

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences General
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Paraprofessional - Life Sciences and Health Industry
The candidate will be organizing and maintaining documents and files, i.e., discovery materials, depositions notices, deposition exhibits and summaries. Experience with database and litigation software packages, i.e., Relativity, Concordance, LiveNote is essential. Experience in deposition and trial preparation is essential. Experience in providing assistance at trials and arbitrations is essential. Experience with E-filing is essential. Experience with Cite Checking and Bluebooking is essential. Must have knowledge of Federal and State Court Civil Procedure Rules; and Excellent writing and proofreading skills. Undergraduate degree and a paralegal certificate or undergraduate degree in Paralegal Studies is essential. Must have 5-7 years of law firm office experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to work with individuals at all organizational levels. Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures provides legal/general support to the firm's attorneys and clients. Must be familiar with and observe the firm's established policies and guidelines. Ability to review pleadings to track status of cases to determine deadlines and calendar deadlines is essential.

Additional info

Job ID 505032

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Reed Smith LLP
1301 K Street, NW
East Tower, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

Review:

"Knowledgeable in Law but that is pretty much it"

Current Employee - Reviewed on February 26, 2019

For once in your life, show a little empathy and a willingness to work with others. Such greed and bitchiness is extremely unattractive

Pros : The firm definitely gives their focus on clients cases. They also work around the clock which is nice sometimes, until they bother you at 2:20AM
Cons : Very technologically challenged, needy, and lack of caring for others. Its really pathetic actually, and has caused me to switch to another firm, who is more charismatic to my wishes.
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Current Employee
Job type : Contract

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