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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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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. Litigation Paralegal Duties: Work with client and Litigation Support Department to ensure complete discovery in accordance to rules governing e-discovery, Requests for Production of Documents and Interrogatory Responses. Act as liaison between Litigation Technology Department and attorneys/clients in preparing data for loading into databases, preparing productions and privilege logs and ensuring adherence to database best practices. Draft Subpoenas, Interrogatory Responses and Document Requests. Extract and code factual information from documents produced. Review production for key documents, privilege materials, responsiveness. Create chronologies and timelines of key events. Create deposition and witness preparation kits. Schedule court reporters/videographers and negotiate best prices with vendors. Perform internet research to locate witnesses or relevant information. Research expert witnesses prior cases and testimony. Perform factual cite checking for legal briefs. Occasionally research areas of law regarding issues relevant to the case Research individuals including criminal records, bankruptcy filings, car registrations, etc.. Research SEC filings. Perform asset searches. Design and work with outside vendors to create demonstrative trial exhibits. Assist in preparing witnesses. Prepare exhibit list and work with Litigation Technology Department to create endorsed trial exhibits. Occasionally organize and supervise Shadow Jury projects. Schedule witnesses and Court Reporters. Formulate logistical plans for out of town trials. Locate factual and conflicting testimony and create witness kits. Prepare exhibits for Bill of Costs. Prepare the Record on Appeal. Assist with Appellate filings.

Qualifications: A BA/BS is required; paralegal certificate a plus. Must have 3+ years of complex litigation experience in a law firm environment. The ideal litigation paralegal will be well organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task, technologically proficient, and able to remain professional and friendly under deadline oriented and stressful situations. Candidates must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be proactive, discreet, flexible, and have the ability to exhibit good judgment and problem solving skills.

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Law Firm Staff