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Legal Staff Paralegal in Kansas City, MO

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Company name

Kelly Services, Inc.

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Kansas City, MO

Posted on

Nov 15,2017

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will organize, digest and code in the preparation of legal documents for production, deposition or trial preparation, or other litigation and discovery projects. Will prepare correspondence, memoranda, outlines for litigation and discovery projects. Draft answers, discovery requests, responses to discovery, basic motions and similar pleadings, under the direction of an attorney. Summarize, review and analyze documents, testimony, general literature, and legislative information for litigation or discovery assignments. Compile and summarize pertinent medical, scientific and litigation issues and/or incorporates analyses prepared by others into case outlines, deposition outlines and/or testimony outlines, relevant chronologies and other litigation assignments. Select documents to be used in depositions, for trial exhibits or for production. Obtain public information applicable to the litigation, as well as medical, educational and employment records on parties to litigation. Interview witnesses and/or company employees. Update clients and litigation teams regarding case status, litigation and discovery issues and assignments. Maintain calendar or tickler system, subject to case requirements. Travel to clients' offices, vendors, trial locations and other locations; assist in the trials of cases. Utilize and have an understanding of document and case management software, databases and internet sites as needed. Keep track of time in specified intervals and turns in time records as instructed. Provide mentoring to Staff Paralegal. Must have a Bachelor's degree or Paralegal Certificate. Should have 2+ years of litigation experience. Experience in all phases of trial and trial preparation including experience with large document production, discovery, interviewing of witnesses and experts, drafting pleadings and subpoenaing records is required. Large-scale multi-party litigation is preferred.

Additional info

Ref: US334ETM_BH1372981.

Company info

Susanna Brennan
Kelly Services, Inc.
999 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: 248-952-0539