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Legal Staff Paralegal in Las Vegas, NV

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Company name

Dickinson Wright PLLC.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - E-Discovery
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Las Vegas, NV

Posted on

Aug 04,2018

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Paralegal Candidate will be involved in and assist with all aspects of case preparation and file management from commencement through settlement or trial, including all aspects of trial preparation and set-up of electronic equipment in the courtroom and provide court assistance, as required. Responsible for overall case file maintenance, including indexing and filing case materials, as well as administrative case management and litigation support, including the coordination of document production, organizing and indexing documents, preparing witness files and exhibits, and assisting during depositions and trials; Assist attorneys with all phases of discovery, including first draft of responses to discovery as directed; Manage, organize and update large volumes of documents including hard copies and electronic files and maintain a master set of all documents; Assist with the preparation and drafting of briefs, memoranda, exhibits; Work closely with the attorneys and support staff to facilitate a seamless flow of information among the litigation team and maintain and manage attorney calendar for court deadlines; Organize and synthesize information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets; Draft and review routine legal documents (e.g., correspondence, privilege logs, exhibit lists, discovery, disclosures, etc.); Assist attorneys on cases by providing computerized support to help them plan, organize, research, analyze, argue and present their cases in a more cost and time efficient manner; Provide the day-to-day support of data management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Solid experience with all phases of discovery, trial preparation and trial support. Must have knowledge of state and federal court rules, procedures and e-filing requirements, as well as excellent communication skills for contacting clients, experts, and other outside parties; have excellent proofreading skills; be self-motivated; and a team player. Should also be proficient in Relativity and Trial Director, as well as cite-checking, shepardizing cases, blue booking cases, preparing tables of contents, and tables of authorities. Additional requirements include Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, Word 2016, use of Styles, Excel 2016, PowerPoint, use of templates/themes; E-DOCS – document management system, Workshare and Adobe DC.

Company info

Lori Mandell
Dickinson Wright PLLC.
8363 West Sunset Road
Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89113