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Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Aug 06,2018

Location

Los Angeles, CA
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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 Candidate will assist with all aspects of the discovery and litigation process; use e-Discovery platforms; investigate facts; propound and respond to discovery; prepare third party subpoenas; prepare documents for filing in both Federal and State courts; conduct legal research; review, redact, and prepare documents for production; maintain and organize documents and databases; prepares trial calendars; and assists with all aspects of pre-trial and trial preparation. Will: Organizes and indexes case files and documents produced. Determines pre-trial and trial calendars deadlines. Performs a wide variety of legal research and data compilation, with little or no supervision. Assists with preparation of pleadings to be filed with the Court. Prepares correspondence, declarations, and compendia of evidence in support of dispositive motions. Drafts a wide variety of legal documents in discovery, including third-party subpoenas. Reviews documents in document database and prepares for production along with a privilege log when necessary. Prepares for mediations, arbitrations, and trials. Assists Attorneys at trial. Assists Attorney in preparation for depositions. Communicates with witnesses and experts and assists with preparation of anticipated testimony. Assists with scheduling. Enters billing and expense data into firm system in a timely manner. Coordinates major projects or cases, some of which may involve the work of multiple paralegals.

Requirements: ABA-approved paralegal certificate and a degree from accredited college or university. 5+ years of paralegal experience, working in a litigation practice. Experience in preparing attorneys for trials, arbitrations, and mediations with little or no supervision. Experience with assistance at trial. Experience preparing third-party subpoenas (including calculation of all deadlines). Experience with discovery and trial preparation software, including Concordance, Relativity, Trial Director, and LiveNote. Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), LexisNexis, WestLaw, LiveNote, Relativity, iManage, Acrobat, and time keeper systems. Must have the ability to prioritize and multitask, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, is deadline and detail-oriented, and carry an authentic half-glass full attitude to the workplace.

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