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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Alchemy Legal

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Posted on

Mar 26,2018

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Profile

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be working with more senior paralegals and/or attorneys, perform all elements of litigation case management, including document and file management, case calendaring, discovery support, and trial prep and logistics activities. Will on a case-specific basis, coordinate and oversee the tasks of more junior paralegals and other support staff as needed. Interact with outside entities (e.g. courts, government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, vendors and other law firms) to coordinate activities as needed in support of assigned cases. Draft, review, and/or analyze routine legal documents as requested by attorneys; conduct legal research under attorney supervision. Create and maintain effective working relationships with others to facilitate a positive and productive work environment. Continuously refining, developing, and expanding skills in anticipation of changes in the work environment or profession. Adhere to Firm policies, practices, and priorities; and perform other duties as requested by Firm management.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 2 years of work experience as a litigation paralegal in an Amlaw 100 firm or suitable specialized litigation or other dispute resolution firm. Experience with all stages of litigation, including use of current e-discovery database tools, modern e-filing practices, and trial preparation activities required; experience working at trial or arbitration proceedings preferred. Ability to communicate (both written and verbal) with individuals at all levels of the firm in an appropriate and professional manner; strong service orientation, sense of accountability and attention to detail is required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Proficient with cite-checking and Bluebook rules preferred. BS/BA from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred. Paralegal certificate preferred.

Additional info

Job Order #4880

Company info

Phillip Prodehl
Alchemy Legal
895 Caughlin Crossing
Reno, NV 89519