We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Litigation Paralegal to join our legal team. This role is suitable for individuals with a strong background in litigation support and a passion for the legal field. If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and successful law firm, we encourage you to apply.
- Assist attorneys in all phases of the litigation process, including drafting legal documents, conducting legal research, and preparing for trial.
- Organize and maintain case files, ensuring all documents are properly filed and easily accessible.
- Coordinate with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel to gather and exchange information.
- Prepare and manage discovery requests and responses.
- Assist in the preparation of trial exhibits and presentations.
- Conduct factual investigations and gather evidence to support legal arguments.
- Review and analyze legal documents, such as contracts, pleadings, and deposition transcripts.
- Stay up-to-date with relevant laws, regulations, and legal precedents.
As a Litigation Paralegal, you will play a crucial role in supporting our legal team in all aspects of litigation. Your main tasks will include assisting attorneys with legal research, drafting legal documents, and managing case files. This role is essential in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our litigation practice. You will have the opportunity to work closely with attorneys, clients, and other legal professionals, contributing to the success of our firm.
- Conduct legal research and analysis to support attorneys in case preparation.
- Draft and proofread legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, and briefs.
- Maintain accurate and organized case files, including electronic and physical documents.
- Assist in the preparation of trial exhibits, including gathering and organizing evidence.
- Coordinate with clients, witnesses, and experts to schedule meetings, depositions, and court appearances.
- Prepare and manage discovery requests and responses, ensuring compliance with deadlines.
- Review and summarize deposition transcripts, identifying key information for case strategy.
- Assist in the preparation of trial binders and exhibits, ensuring all necessary documents are included.
Requirements and Skills:
- Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or related field.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal.
- Strong knowledge of litigation procedures and legal terminology.
- Proficiency in legal research tools and software.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities.
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and case management software.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
A Litigation Paralegal provides support to attorneys in all phases of the litigation process, including drafting legal documents, conducting legal research, and preparing for trial.
To be considered for this role, candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or a related field, along with a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal. Strong knowledge of litigation procedures and legal terminology is also required.
Successful Litigation Paralegals possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. Proficiency in legal research tools, Microsoft Office Suite, and case management software is also essential.
Review and Approval:
This job description has been reviewed and approved by the HR department.