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Legal Staff Paralegal in Seattle, WA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Seattle, WA

Posted on

Feb 13,2018

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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 - Labor Law The candidate will prepare, format, and proof pleadings and other legal documents and correspondence. Will prepare pleadings and other legal memoranda, including state, federal, and appellate pleadings. Gather facts, documents, and evidence to assist in the initiation and/or defense of legal actions and motion practice. Assist with discovery requests and responses; conduct document searches; organize documents and coordinate document productions, including bates-stamping, redaction, production logs, and e-discovery. Maintain electronic case files. Interview witnesses and work with clients and representatives to gather and convey information. Prepare materials for oral arguments. Prepare for trials; organize exhibits, witness materials, the trial notebook, and all other supporting documents; coordinate trial logistics; attend trials. Perform administrative functions such as assist in maintaining a paperless office by filing documents in document management system; perform word processing functions, e-filing, service and mailing of pleadings, documents, correspondence and courtesy copies, calendar deadlines. Provide attorneys with knowledge and advice regarding local, state, and federal court and agency rules. Create templates for case documents that comply with court and agency rules. Conduct legal and fact research (public records, corporations, individuals). Keep time as related to legal projects. Prepare court records such as appendices, excerpts of record, clerk's papers designations, etc. Schedule hearings, depositions, arbitrations, vendors (e.g. court reporters) and trials as directed by supervising attorney. Coordinate with vendors, opposing counsel, arbitrators, bailiffs, and other involved third parties. Obtain transcripts, pleadings and records. Other duties as assigned. Must have paralegal certificate or degree preferred with 3 years of experience as a legal assistant or paralegal. Must have In-depth knowledge of Federal, State, and local court rules and procedures, and the skills to find and understand those in other jurisdictions. Should have knowledge of the various state and federal ECF e-filing systems, and the ability to learn e-filing systems in other jurisdictions.. Must have strong working knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook and Excel), eCopy, and Adobe.

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Law Firm Staff