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Years of Experience
Litigation Paralegal The candidate drafts routine pleadings, statements, affidavits, and/or other legal documentation as appropriate at the specific direction of attorneys. Organizes and tracks large numbers of documents; develops information retrieval systems which include digesting, abstracting and indexing of documents, and may include calendaring or docketing of information. Obtains information from various courts, administrative bodies, public information sources, etc. Prepares various reports such as statistical and narrative reports and market surveys, gathers industry standards, etc. Performs electronic research using PACER, court websites, Westlaw, and Lexis in addition to Shepardizing and Bluebooking citations. Assists with client and/or witness interviews and coordinates vendors in conjunction with a project, such as court reporters, process servers, copy vendors, etc. Attends trials or client meetings as needed inside and outside the office that require face-to-face contact. Coordinates efforts with trials and hearings such as taking notes, handling exhibits, organizing and gathering factual information, etc. Tracks and records time to the appropriate client and assures that services provided are appropriately charged. Contributes to the overall team effort by working with all members and all levels of personnel in various locations throughout the Firm.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Bachelorâ€™s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate. Should have 2+ years of experience as a paralegal at a law firm. Ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously with minimum supervision is essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), PDF is essential. Bluebooking and site checking experience is preferred. Must have 3+ years of experience in a litigation paralegal role at a law firm of comparable size.
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