Litigation Paralegal
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Job Overview

We are in search of efficient Litigation Paralegal for our company to join our Legal Department

As a Litigation Paralegal, your duties and responsibilities include

  • Obtain evidence from research and meetings with clients, 

  • Organize the materials needed in the courtroom,

  • Prepare witnesses for the hearings

  • Issue legal documents such as subpoenas, etc.

You should work closely with the trial team and also assist lawyers with paperwork for contracts and appeals after the trial. 

If you consider yourself qualified for this job role, we would like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, initial case assessments, and legal research.

  • Prepare legal documents for case preparations.

  • Draft out pleadings, motions, and appellate documents and file them in the court.

  • Perform all the administrative duties, which mainly includes organizing the case files, calendar hearings as well as deadlines.

  • Maintain pleadings along with discovery indexes.

  • Organize documents, exhibits, briefs, evidence, and appendices.

  • Assist the attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests.

  • Gather all the relevant information from several different sources.

  • Aid with jury selection, voir dire and witness preparations.

  • Assist with case settlements.

Requirements

  • Paralegal Associate degree or any other relevant certification.

  • Proven working experience as a Litigation Paralegal, Civil Litigation Paralegal or a similar role in the law firm.

  • A professional certificate in a paralegal certificate program will be preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of bureau of labor statistics: Paralegals and Legal Assistants

  • Good computer knowledge with experience working with databases.

  • Highly organized with the skill to juggle a number of deadlines in a quick-paced environment.

  • Ability to manage all the details involved in trial preparation, trial execution, and post-trial work.

  • Ability to communicate with the client efficiently.

  • Sound know-how of discovery, motions, litigation documentation, evidence, court procedures, and other practices.

  • Ability to manage the entire litigation process.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organization and analytical skills.

  • An outstanding problem-solver.

  • A keen eye on details for accuracy.

  • Good time management skills.

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