Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 10, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 23, 2020

Posted on

Feb 03, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Profile

Paralegal
The candidate will manage legal research, standard discovery requests, expert activities, and deposition calendar for complex multi-party cases. Obtain, review, analyze, and summarize legal documentation pertaining to cases. Schedule depositions and other meetings with clients, witnesses, experts, opposing counsel, court reporters, and others. Identify, locate, and evaluate potential experts and send expert packages to parties for review. Track requests for documents and follow up on progress. Regularly review files and proactively work to move cases forward. Document files and update client coordinator when necessary regarding status of cases. Participate in all aspects of trial preparation as required by client coordinator. Prepare draft documents. Perform research pertaining to legal issues and precedents related to particular cases. Perform clerical duties such as typing and filing to the extent required to produce non-billable work product or assure proper organization of case files. Enter billable time into computer on a daily basis. Meet a minimum billing requirement of 137.5 hours per month net of write downs (1650 per year). Ensure all functions are performed in exact accordance with applicable client guidelines available on the firm Intranet. Remain flexible and open to requests for support or assistance outside of the scope of this job description and to other duties as directed by the client coordinators.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be a Certified Paralegal or Bachelor’s degree and law degree, or; Bachelor’s degree and candidate is currently attending ABA accredited law school. Experience handling casualty cases is necessary. Must have experience with online case management systems such as Westlaw and Case Anywhere. ProLaw experience is useful. Should have knowledge the rules and filing requirements of California courts. Accurate typing ability of 50 wpm is a plus.

Additional info

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Company info

Shauna Sinnathamby
Office Administrator
Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum LLP
333 South Hope Street
40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

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