Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

Location

Charleston, SC
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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 The candidate will be responsible for supporting attorneys in the various aspects of litigation related to case preparation, management, and execution. Obtains, reviews, analyzes, and summarizes legal documentation pertaining to cases. Schedules depositions and other meetings with clients, witnesses, experts, opposing counsel, court reporters and others. Identifies, locates, interviews, and evaluates potential experts and sends expert packages to parties for review. Tracks requests for documents and regularly follows up on progress of receipt. Regularly reviews files and proactively works to move cases forward. Documents files and updates clients when necessary regarding status of case. Participates in all aspects of discovery and file or trial preparation as required by supervisor. May draft legal documents such as answers, jury demands, interrogatories, and responses. Maintains an expert database and researches opposing counsel s experts. Makes travel arrangements and provides directions and other necessary information to attorney. Performs research pertaining to legal issues and precedents related to particular cases. Files documents with the various courts. Performs clerical duties such as typing and filing to the extent required to produce work product or assure proper organization of case files. Ensures all functions are performed in exact accordance with applicable client guidelines. Must have knowledge of legal principles and practices in order to assume responsibility of providing support for attorney team members in case management and information gathering at a level normally acquired through completion of an associate s degree or certified paralegal education. Should have knowledge of the various courts, their rules and filing requirements. Ability to demonstrate impeccable integrity in confidential matters is required. Accurate typing ability of 45 wpm and comprehensive computer and office equipment experience is needed.

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Law Firm Staff

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