AV Rated national law firm is seeking two highly qualified Litigation Paralegals to assist attorneys with a variety of tasks from discovery through trial/arbitration, using the Firm’s established best practices and adhering to all federal, state and local court rules, procedures and deadlines. Is an integral team member deeply involved in preparation for and support during case assessment and trial.
Work together with client and Litigation Support Department to ensure discovery is completed in accordance with rules governing e-discovery, Requests for Production of Documents, Requests for Admissions, Responses to Subpoenas and Interrogatory Responses
Act as a liaison between Litigation Technology Department and attorneys
Draft discovery requests and responses such as: Subpoenas, Interrogatories, Document Requests, Notices of Taking Deposition, Notices of Compliance, Admissions, etc.
Review production for key documents, privilege materials, and responsiveness
Extract, code and summarize factual information from documents produced to create knowledge base
Create chronologies and/or timelines of key events, and medical treatment of claimants
Locate factual and conflicting testimony and create deposition and witness preparation kits
Coordinate witnesses/court reporters/videographers and negotiate best prices with vendors
Perform internet research to locate witnesses or relevant information
Research expert witnesses’ prior cases and testimony; assist with preparation of expert witness disclosures and expert discovery requests and deposition preparation
Perform factual cite checking and prepare exhibits for legal briefs and motions
Occasionally research areas of law regarding issues relevant to the case
Perform asset searches and conduct other open source research on parties and interested individuals including criminal records, court filings, car registrations, social media posts, etc.
Research SEC, real property, and other publicly filed documents regarding parties involved in the litigation
Assist with the preparation of reports and status updates as required by our clients
Prepare materials for use at hearings, including case law and exhibits
Design and work with outside vendors to create demonstrative trial exhibits
Prepare for pre-trial conferences and trial
Run Hot Seat during arbitrations
Occasionally organize and supervise Shadow Jury projects
Formulate logistical plans for out of town trials
Assist with Appellate filings, prepare the Record on Appeal, and prepare exhibits for Bill of Costs
Understanding of non-competition and trade secret claims preferred
Working knowledge of Relativity and ECF procedures required
The ideal litigation paralegal will be well organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task, technologically proficient, and able to remain professional and friendly under deadline oriented and stressful situations.
Candidates must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be proactive, discreet, flexible, and have the ability to exhibit good judgment and problem solving skills.
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