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Legal Staff Paralegal in Oakland, CA

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Company name

McDowell Hetherington LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Oakland, CA

Posted on

Feb 19,2018

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Legal Assistant Duties: Assist attorneys in trial preparation by assembling trial notebooks and exhibits, preparing visual aids, preparing subpoenas, and other related duties; Assist attorneys in the discovery process by drafting discovery requests and responses; preparing and assembling production documents, scheduling and summarizing depositions, and related duties; and Assist attorneys with new cases by analyzing documents, preparing chronologies, and obtaining necessary documentation from third parties.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Some college coursework are preferred. 3+ years of experience as a Legal Assistant in a litigation environment; Advanced Microsoft Office skills; Substantial experience working with electronic court filings including state and federal electronic filing; Experience with Worldox or similar document management system; Experience with Compulaw, or similar calendaring system; Experience with Juris or similar timekeeping system; Professional appearance and demeanor; and A positive and proactive attitude. Must be able to successfully fulfill the following job responsibilities: Assist assigned attorneys with day to day administrative duties such as booking travel arrangements; scheduling mediations and depositions, and maintaining accurate and up to date calendars; Assist assigned attorneys with all aspects of day to day case management including formatting and finalizing legal documents, submitting electronic filings, drafting correspondence, and calendaring pertinent dates; and Other job related duties as assigned.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McDowell Hetherington LLP
1 Kaiser Plaza
Ste 1010
Oakland, CA 94612