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Legal Staff Paralegal in Seattle, WA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Seattle, WA

Posted on

Nov 13,2017

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Paralegal RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in preparing legal documents such as legal arguments, motions, contracts, and agreements. Assist attorneys in preparation for hearings and trials. Case file management (create, organize, track and maintain files; monitor calendars and meeting deadlines; document actions; input information into file database and case management software). Personal injury case management (schedule IMEs, compile and analyze medical records, etc.). Help develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case, scheduling depositions, assisting with discovery requests and responses, and preparing and filing pleadings. Document management including review of documents, bates labeling, organization of documents and compiling information for discovery responses/pleadings/motions. Perform factual research and investigation. Proofread legal documents. Review documents for content and privilege; compile privilege logs. Draft correspondence and memoranda for attorneys as requested. Utilize computer databases to organize, store and access information; conduct moderately complex research on LEXIS, Westlaw and other online computer assisted research databases. Trial preparation and attendance at trial (organizing evidence, preparing exhibits, scheduling witnesses, ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed). Case management, including advanced working knowledge of E-discovery, including the technical aspects of collecting, reviewing, and producing electronically stored information (state and federal court).

The candidate must have: A four year Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate required. Proficiency in Relativity, LiveNote, Case/Time Map, Summation, Adobe Acrobat, and Trial Director preferred. 3+ years of experience with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Comfortable prioritizing and balancing a variety of tasks. Ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, high intensity environment and is willing to work flexible hours and overtime as needed.

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Law Firm Staff