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Litigation Paralegal

Full-time

Law Firm

Raleigh, NC, United States

Litigation Paralegal

Legal Staff

Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

No

Experience Required5 Years
Employee TypeNon-Exempt FT
SalaryCompetitive salary commensurate with experience



Litigation Paralegal

Phelps Dunbar LLP is an AmLaw 200 full-service law firm seeking to hire a Litigation Paralegal. The Litigation paralegal shall perform various substantive legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys in the Litigation practice group.

Job Description

Organize and maintain document intensive files from the inception of the case through the completion.
Conduct factual investigations and interviews to identify key parties, related issues and relevant documents for the preparation of discovery.
Review E-discovery for production
Review production documents for extraction of key documents
Assist in the preparation of answers to interrogatories and responses to requests for production of documents including the production of electronically stored information.
Coordinate depositions of parties requested by attorneys.
Summarize and organize depositions, records, medical records and testimony utilizing litigation support technology tools.
Draft various pleadings and filings in Federal and State level civil litigation matters.
Assist with all aspects of case litigation, trial preparation including identifying and marking exhibits for motions, position papers, mediation depositions and trial.
Verify case citations in briefs for current validity and accuracy through Westlaw.
Interact with various government and court officials as well as with clients.
Maintain attorney calendars with case deadlines.
Assist in trial with exhibits, demonstrative aids and witnesses.
Maintain timesheets and meet firm deadlines in accordance with Firm policies.
Knowledge of document review platforms (g. Relativity, Reveal, Casepoint, and Everlaw).
Communicate and coordinate with experts for key data, reports and supporting documents.
Perform other duties as required.

Requirements

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required. A four-year college degree and a certificate in paralegal studies is preferred. Significant prior experience may be substituted for a combination of the educational requirements.
A minimum of five years litigation experience and the ability to manage complex litigation using current technology is required.
Prior experience with product liability and medical malpractice cases would be a plus.
Must have a high level of computer literacy including proficiency in MS Office Suite and a working knowledge of a document management system.
Experience using electronic resources and litigation support software is strongly preferred.
Excellent time management, organizational abilities and strong proofreading skills are also required.

Salary and Benefits

Phelps Dunbar LLP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Hiring Process

Candidates interested in the Litigation Paralegal position should submit their resume to Phelps Dunbar LLP. Once the resume is received, a member of the HR team will contact the candidate to discuss their skillset and experience. If the candidate is a good fit for the position, the HR team will arrange an interview with the Litigation practice group. After the interview, if the candidate meets the requirements of the position, an offer will be extended.

Summary

Phelps Dunbar LLP is an AmLaw 200 full-service law firm seeking to hire a Litigation Paralegal. The Litigation paralegal will perform various substantive legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys in the Litigation practice group. The candidate must have a minimum of a high school diploma and a minimum of five years litigation experience. A four-year college degree and a certificate in paralegal studies is preferred. The candidate must have a high level of computer literacy including proficiency in MS Office Suite and a working knowledge of a document management system. Experience using electronic resources and litigation support software is strongly preferred. Excellent time management, organizational abilities and strong proofreading skills are also required. The Litigation Paralegal will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Candidates interested in the position should submit their resume to Phelps Dunbar LLP for further consideration.

review e-discovery for production
review production documents for extraction of key documents
assist in the preparation of answers to interrogatories and responses to requests for production of documents including the production of electronically stored information

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Jun 06, 2024
Feb 22, 2024
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Law Firm

Legal Staff

Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Feb 22, 2024

Jun 06, 2024

Feb 22, 2024

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Experience Required5 Years
Employee TypeNon-Exempt FT
SalaryCompetitive salary commensurate with experience



Litigation Paralegal

Phelps Dunbar LLP is an AmLaw 200 full-service law firm seeking to hire a Litigation Paralegal. The Litigation paralegal shall perform various substantive legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys in the Litigation practice group.

Job Description

Organize and maintain document intensive files from the inception of the case through the completion.
Conduct factual investigations and interviews to identify key parties, related issues and relevant documents for the preparation of discovery.
Review E-discovery for production
Review production documents for extraction of key documents
Assist in the preparation of answers to interrogatories and responses to requests for production of documents including the production of electronically stored information.
Coordinate depositions of parties requested by attorneys.
Summarize and organize depositions, records, medical records and testimony utilizing litigation support technology tools.
Draft various pleadings and filings in Federal and State level civil litigation matters.
Assist with all aspects of case litigation, trial preparation including identifying and marking exhibits for motions, position papers, mediation depositions and trial.
Verify case citations in briefs for current validity and accuracy through Westlaw.
Interact with various government and court officials as well as with clients.
Maintain attorney calendars with case deadlines.
Assist in trial with exhibits, demonstrative aids and witnesses.
Maintain timesheets and meet firm deadlines in accordance with Firm policies.
Knowledge of document review platforms (g. Relativity, Reveal, Casepoint, and Everlaw).
Communicate and coordinate with experts for key data, reports and supporting documents.
Perform other duties as required.

Requirements

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required. A four-year college degree and a certificate in paralegal studies is preferred. Significant prior experience may be substituted for a combination of the educational requirements.
A minimum of five years litigation experience and the ability to manage complex litigation using current technology is required.
Prior experience with product liability and medical malpractice cases would be a plus.
Must have a high level of computer literacy including proficiency in MS Office Suite and a working knowledge of a document management system.
Experience using electronic resources and litigation support software is strongly preferred.
Excellent time management, organizational abilities and strong proofreading skills are also required.

Salary and Benefits

Phelps Dunbar LLP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Hiring Process

Candidates interested in the Litigation Paralegal position should submit their resume to Phelps Dunbar LLP. Once the resume is received, a member of the HR team will contact the candidate to discuss their skillset and experience. If the candidate is a good fit for the position, the HR team will arrange an interview with the Litigation practice group. After the interview, if the candidate meets the requirements of the position, an offer will be extended.

Summary

Phelps Dunbar LLP is an AmLaw 200 full-service law firm seeking to hire a Litigation Paralegal. The Litigation paralegal will perform various substantive legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys in the Litigation practice group. The candidate must have a minimum of a high school diploma and a minimum of five years litigation experience. A four-year college degree and a certificate in paralegal studies is preferred. The candidate must have a high level of computer literacy including proficiency in MS Office Suite and a working knowledge of a document management system. Experience using electronic resources and litigation support software is strongly preferred. Excellent time management, organizational abilities and strong proofreading skills are also required. The Litigation Paralegal will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Candidates interested in the position should submit their resume to Phelps Dunbar LLP for further consideration.

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review e-discovery for production
review production documents for extraction of key documents
assist in the preparation of answers to interrogatories and responses to requests for production of documents including the production of electronically stored information

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