Job Details

Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Legal Specialists.

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 70000/75000

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA

Posted on

Apr 02,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Paralegal The candidate mainly supports busy associate in the various aspects of litigation related to case preparation, management, and execution. Obtains, reviews, analyzes, and summarizes legal documentation pertaining to cases. Schedules depositions and other meetings with clients, witnesses, experts, opposing counsel, court reporters and others. Identifies, locates, interviews, and evaluates potential experts and sends expert packages to parties for review. Tracks requests for documents and regularly follows up on progress of receipt. Regularly reviews files and proactively works to move cases forward. Documents files and updates clients when necessary regarding status of case. Participates in all aspects of discovery and file or trial preparation as required by supervisor. May prepare draft discovery documents. Maintains an expert database and researches opposing counsel’s experts. Makes travel arrangements and provides directions and other necessary information to attorney. Performs research pertaining to legal issues and precedents related to cases. Files documents with the various courts. Performs clerical duties such as typing and filing to the extent required to produce work product or assure proper organization of case files. Must have 5+ years of experience. Must have knowledge of legal principles and practices to assume responsibility of providing support for litigation attorney in case management and information gathering at a level normally acquired through completion of an associate degree or certified paralegal education. Knowledge of the various courts, their rules and filing is essential. Requirements. Bachelor’s Degree / Certified Paralegal is essential. Probate litigation experience is ideal. Should be skilled in handling court filings, and proactively handle the attorney’s caseload.

Additional info

Job Code: LSF813020

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Specialists.
One Sansome Street,
Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA 74104
Phone: 415-421-9400

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