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Litigation Paralegal

We are currently in search of an experienced Litigation Paralegal to support the Attorney’s and ensure efficient productivity. This is a demanding role where you must have a go-getter attitude, strongly self-driven, and highly organized. You have to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, taking initiative, and working under minimal supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive research and analysis of legal resources including statutes, judicial precedents, legal publications, treaties, constitutions, and statutory codes.
  • Draft and file various legal documents and correspondences, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, articles of incorporation, deeds, and trust instruments, subject to attorney review and approval.
  • Investigate case facts and applicable laws to ascertain causes of action and prepare cases accordingly.
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for depositions, mediations, hearings, and trials.
  • Proficient in courtroom technology handling and troubleshooting.
  • Organize and set up courtroom technology as required, and remain available for attorney assistance during trials.
  • Coordinate and set up “war room” facilities for attorneys as necessary.
  • Efficiently manage technological challenges under pressure.
  • Assist with discovery processes, including bates labeling and document indexing.
  • Thoroughly proofread all work, ensuring accuracy and coherence.
  • Maintain and monitor docket calendars and deadlines.
  • Perform electronic filings with State and Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies.
  • Conduct electronic filings and searches with the Secretary of State.
  • Create and deliver PowerPoint presentations.
  • Operate technology during court proceedings, hearings, and mediations.
  • Facilitate the opening of new client accounts and matters, and manage conflict resolution processes.
  • Undertake additional administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, responding to inquiries, composing routine correspondence, assisting with billing, client communication, and handling incoming mail.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal or equivalent role within a law firm, and civil trial support preferably with a focus on commercial litigation matters.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or certification from an ABA-approved paralegal program is preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the litigation process from inception to conclusion.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with a strong drive to meet deadlines.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational abilities, with the capacity to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Punctuality and consistent attendance.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Timeslips, and E-filing systems.
  • Familiarity with TrialDirector, TrialPad, and NetDocs is advantageous.