Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Springfield, MO

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Company name

Kutak Rock LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Springfield, MO

Date Last Verified

Aug 07,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Profile

Litigation Paralegal DUTIES: Perform legal and nonlegal research. Draft pleadings, motions, discovery, briefs, memoranda, and correspondence. Assist with case management, strategy, and progression. Assist attorneys with deposition preparation including preparing witness question outlines and compiling the necessary exhibits to be offered during the deposition. Assist with all aspects of the discovery phase including preparing discovery requests and discovery objections and responses, issuing all types of subpoenas, and coordinating depositions. Assist in the gathering, review, and production of documents during the discovery phase of litigation. Prepare for and attend client meetings, document productions, depositions, hearings and trials. Prepare summaries of depositions, documents and medical records. Assist in trial preparation by preparing trial and exhibit notebooks, preparing direct and cross examinations, and coordinating the necessary travel arrangements and various resource needs for trial. Assist at trial by outlining testimony, organizing exhibits and preparing witnesses. Handle routine correspondence and maintain telephone contact with client.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or paralegal/legal assistant program with 5 years of related litigation experience and/or work experience at a law firm or a corporate law department. Should have excellent educational qualifications, attention to detail, good writing skills and technical knowledge.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kutak Rock LLP.
300 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway,
Suite 800
Springfield, MO 65806