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Senior Litigation Paralegal The candidate will perform all elements of litigation case management, including file management, case calendaring, discovery, and trial activities. Will utilize existing systems and procedures and/or establish new procedures to facilitate the organization and retrieval of documents by and for the attorneys on the case team. On a case-specific basis, coordinate and oversee the tasks of more junior paralegals and other support staff as needed on large litigation matters and/or investigations in all phases of litigation from discovery through trial/arbitration. Liaise between case team attorneys and support staff as needed to ensure that case-specific paralegal services are meeting the team's expectations. Interact with outside entities (e.g. courts, government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, vendors and other law firms) to gather information or coordinate activities as needed in support of firm activities, specifically trials and arbitrations. Draft, review, and/or analyze routine legal documents as requested by attorneys; conduct legal research under attorney supervision. Provide formal and/or informal guidance and training to more junior paralegals regarding firm and litigation procedures and best practices. Create and maintain effective working relationships with others to facilitate a positive and productive work environment. Continuously refine, develop, and expand skills in anticipation of changes in the work environment or profession. Adhere to Firm policies, practices, and priorities. Perform other duties as requested by Firm management.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should preferably have BS/BA from an accredited college or university. Paralegal certificate is preferred. Experience with court and administrative agency filings, including electronic or e-filings are essential. Familiarity with USITC Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) are preferred. Experience using e-discovery databases (e.g. Concordance, Relativity, Ringtail) is needed. Experience using litigation support software for managing files and transcripts preferred. (e.g. LiveNote, CaseMap, COVinteractive, etc.) is needed. Proficient with Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is essential. Proficiency using LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Adobe Acrobat in a legal setting is needed. Proficient with cite-checking and Bluebook rules are essential. Must be available for overtime work and travel as needed. Should have 5+ years of work experience as a litigation paralegal in an Amlaw 100 firm or a specialized litigation practice firm. Experience with all stages of litigation, including intake, discovery, and trial is needed. Experience with Section 337 investigations conducted by the U.S. International Trade Commission is essential. Experience preparing for and attending trials/arbitrations/hearings are needed. Experience coordinating trial/arbitration logistics, including negotiating for work space, setting-up remote office space, and coordinating with vendors are needed. Experience developing and maintaining processes to collect, store, and maintain paper and electronic case files are needed. Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects with changing priorities are needed. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including communications that are clear and concise, use proper grammar and appropriate vocabulary is needed.
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