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Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

Location

Des Moines, IA
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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 Responsibilities: Work directly with and under the supervision of attorney(s) to assist with a range of legal support functions. Conduct factual and legal research and gathering appropriate documentation, rules, and citations for drafting and/or reviewing complex pleadings, briefs, motions, forms, etc. Work closely with clients, staff, and attorneys in order to complete discovery responses and assist with discovery requests. Assist in preparation for depositions, trials, and post-trial submissions, including appeals. May take on a variety of projects related to the legal field in general, including areas outside litigation.

Requirements: College degree or 2 years of college and completion of an accredited legal assistant program. 5-10 years of experience with an emphasis in broad spectrum litigation and other areas of law is strongly preferred. Knowledge of Iowa and Federal procedural rules including Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure regarding formatting and requirements for appeal briefs. Litigation support software, Iowa Support Master, and Iowa Documents. Legal research tools and software, such as Shepards and Checkcite, Lexis and/or Westlaw, Iowa and Federal Court Electronic Filing Systems, including EDMS, CM/ECF, and Secretary of State is also preferred.

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Law Firm Staff

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