Job Details

Trial Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Salt Lake City, UT

Date Last Verified

Apr 03,2018

Posted on

Mar 26,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Trial Paralegal Duties: Manage large volumes of documents and data. Review, organize and maintain document databases and spreadsheets for case tracking, discovery, and document production. Locate and review information applicable to a particular case, person, or subject through online research or document reviews. Communicate with clients, government agencies/officials, consultants and various other parties on a regular basis to collect and assemble information; communicate findings to attorney; and communicate as agent of attorney. Apply in-depth knowledge of legal procedures, electronic discovery and document management, terminology, and activities to paralegal tasks; serve as a senior resource for procedural questions and organization policies. Work as a team with staff members and lawyers to collaborate and provide exceptional and efficient service for clients.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate or equivalent experience. 5 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Proficiency with Excel spreadsheets and data manipulation. Advanced understanding of Federal, State and local rules of procedure and court filing procedures, both electronic and hard copy. Experience with preparation related to hearings, depositions, trials, arbitrations and mediations. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines. Preferred: Proficiency with legal software and databases; Ringtail preferred. Experience with litigation technology including eDiscovery and Trial Director.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Dorsey & Whitney LLP.
170 South Main Street
Suite 900
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1655


"A Great Firm to Learn"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Try your best and keep your nose to the grindstone. There is a lot of work to do but people will help out if you simply ask.

Pros : I was an intern at Dorsey & Whitney LLP for 6 months. I learned a lot of valuable knowledge and was able to get my hands on my first few cases.
Cons : It is very tough to get a permanent position here because nobody wants to leave. If you can get in the door, it's great.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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