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Legal Staff Paralegal in Saint Louis, MO

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Company name

Thompson Coburn LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Saint Louis, MO

Date Last Verified

Apr 05,2018

Posted on

Dec 19,2017

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Profile

Litigation Clerk Responsibilities: Assists paralegal with major/large document case projects throughout all phases including trial preparation and trial. Maintains case files for major/large document cases, and updates indices. Assists paralegal or attorney in collection and preparation of documentation such as witness or issue binders for depositions, hearings and trial. Assists paralegal or attorney with document productions. Organizes and prepares indices to files and any case-related document compilations as requested. Conducts manual and/or automated objective searches of case documents under the direction of a paralegal or attorney. Prepares case documents for scanning and/or OCR process. Scans documents and prepares scanned images for linking to image-enhanced case-related databases. Pulls, copies and refiles case documents requested by attorneys or paralegals in a timely manner. Courthouse delivery and pick up. Performs any and all other functions as assigned that would otherwise be performed by a paralegal. Tracks all billable hours.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Must have a high school diploma with 2+ years of college preferred. 1+ year of related legal experience. Must be detail-oriented, possess strong organization skills and have an aptitude for computerized database software. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must have a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence. Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others. Must have ability to read, write, and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone. Must possess attention to detail, ability to balance multiple projects, and strong time management skills. Must have ability to reason and apply common-sense understanding to situations encountered. Ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments utilizing above average critical thinking skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Thompson Coburn LLP.
1 US Bank Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63101