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Legal Staff Paralegal in New Orleans, LA

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Company name

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA New Orleans, LA

Date Last Verified

Aug 19,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Profile

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Researches law, investigates facts, and independently prepares documents to assist attorneys with matters.. Summarizes complex legal documents. Organizes and indexes case files. Determines and calendars deadlines. Performs wide variety of legal research and data compilation with little or no supervision. Files pleadings with court clerk. Prepares reports, correspondence, declarations and complaints. Drafts a variety of legal documents. Prepares affidavits or documents and maintains document file. Prepares for mediations and trials. Assists Attorneys at trial. Assists Attorney in preparation for depositions. Communicates with witnesses and experts. Scheduling. Enters billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Paralegal certification / degree from accredited college or university preferred. 5+ years of paralegal experience, preferably working in a labor/employment litigation practice. Proficient in all Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Lexis-Nexis and WestLaw, Live Note, Concordance, Case Map, Docketing, Document Management System, expense and billing systems. Able to operate multi-line phone, calculator, blackberry, cell phone, copier, fax, scanner. Must possess superior analytical skills with the ability to mine and collect data for cases. Must be willing to commit to additional hours when necessary to reach Firm objectives.

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Company info

Whitney Dickey
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC
Esquire Plaza 1215 K Street
17th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814