LAST UPDATED: Sep 11, 2014
Direct Hire opportunity with well established Law Firm in the Birmingham area.
Gain valuable and real-world legal experience by working alongside attorneys during all phases of the litigation process, from the initiation of a case to the discovery period through trial and post-trial findings and appeals.
Principle duties and Responsibilities:
Organize documents and coordinate document productions. Conducts the Bates-stamping, redaction, duplication, and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically, and/or by subject matter. Work on electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.
Issue and track subpoenas for documents and medical records.
Conduct various documents searches and factual research. Create and maintain internal case data0-bases, run searches on internal and external document databases and systems, cull relevant information from a variety of resources such as resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents and trade associations.
Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation. Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.
Prepare for depositions. Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.
Motion practice: Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing.
Court filings: Work with attorneys in the preparation of filing of all court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
Act as a liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies. Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill request from outside counsel and others.
Prepare for and attend trials. Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the reparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorney and in-house staff.(Salary Depends on Experience)