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Paraprofessional Life Sciences and Health Industry

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 18,2018

Valid Through

Apr 02,2019

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:

"Cooperative Law Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

The firm should work on having events in which more staff would be open to participating. Retreats, potlucks, or meet and greets would seem like a great way to be able to meet more of the staff which has not met other staff and employees in the office.

Pros : A law firm in which staff and employees work alongside together and have created a pleasant environment. The firm offers benefits. The staff is respectful.
Cons : Part of the firm is not on the same page. Some of the employees do not open themselves to working in the same pleasant environment. There needs to be more staff hired.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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