Job Details

Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 07,2018

Posted on

Jul 18,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Paralegal Candidate will function as key support at trial and with trial preparation, as well as on discovery issues. Will work as part of a team with all levels of experiences as well as independently. Will include: Preparing and tracking trial exhibits and trial exhibit lists. Taking lead on and handling logistical issues at trial, such as bringing exhibits in and out of the court room, preparing direct-exam and cross-exam binders, coordinating witnesses and coordinating travel, accommodation and meals. Responding to document requests, coordinating document review, and working in an electronic review platform like relativity. Perform electronic filings on pacer/ECF. Organize pleadings, filings, discovery, and other case documents on electronic document management system. Maintain case calendar, deadlines, and other status information, and communicate regularly with attorneys regarding same. Cite-check briefs to be filed in court (familiar with blue book rules). Enter time, and promptly submit expense reports and vendor invoices.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Paralegal Certificate with 5+ years' experience as a Litigation Paralegal required. Having the ability to think and act independently in addition to being an articulate, organized team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills are key in this role. Prior trial experience, with knowledge of intellectual property litigation. A solid understanding of civil litigation procedure in California, especially federal, including FRCP, district court standing orders required. High proficiency in MS suite, specifically word, PowerPoint and Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
333 South Hope Street
Forty-Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Review:

"Great clients, great teammates"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

HR or management teams need to focus on keeping everyone there really top notch and do away with the poor performers.

Pros : This place has gotten better over the years, and the team focus is really the best I have ever seen, great benefits too.
Cons : A bad apple can get within the ranks and try to spoil the rest. I think a system of report the bad fruit could be installed within the business system here.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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