• Posted on: Jul 09, 2024
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Job ID: dcc1cb35
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Jul 09, 2024
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Job ID: dcc1cb35
  • Type: Full Time

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Litigation Paralegal

Our valued client is seeking a Litigation Paralegal in Raleigh to support a group of attorneys within the Litigation practice group through the performance of complex substantive legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys.

Job Description:

  • Organize and maintain document-intensive files from the inception of the case through completion.
  • Conduct factual investigations and interviews to identify key parties, related issues, and relevant documents for the preparation of discovery.
  • Review E-discovery for production and extraction of key documents.
  • Assist in preparing answers to interrogatories and responses to requests for the production of documents, including electronically stored information.
  • Coordinate depositions of parties as requested by attorneys.
  • Summarize and organize depositions, records, medical records, and testimony utilizing litigation support technology tools.
  • Draft various pleadings and filings in Federal and State level civil litigation matters.
  • Assist with all aspects of case litigation and trial preparation, including identifying and marking exhibits for motions, position papers, mediation depositions, and trial.
  • Verify case citations in briefs for current validity and accuracy through Westlaw.
  • Interact with various government and court officials as well as clients.
  • Maintain attorney calendars with case deadlines.
  • Assist in trial with exhibits, demonstrative aids, and witnesses.
  • Maintain timesheets and meet firm deadlines in accordance with Firm policies.
  • Utilize document review platforms (e.g., Relativity, Reveal, Casepoint, and Everlaw).
  • Communicate and coordinate with experts for key data, reports, and supporting documents.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required. A four-year college degree and a certificate in paralegal studies are preferred. Significant prior experience may be substituted for a combination of the educational requirements.
  • A minimum of five years of litigation experience with the ability to manage complex litigation using current technology is required.
  • Prior experience with product liability and medical malpractice cases is a plus.
  • Must have a high level of computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Office Suite, and a working knowledge of a document management system.
  • Experience using electronic resources and litigation support software is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent time management, organizational abilities, and strong proofreading skills are required.

Performance Measures:

  • Ability to perform responsibilities as outlined above, both in terms of the quality and quantity of work.
  • Ability to meet firm billing requirements.
  • Knowledge of litigation support technology utilized in the practice area.
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of motivation and initiative.
  • Dependability and cooperation with attorneys, clients, and other support staff.
  • Ability to multitask and meet required deadlines.

To Apply: If you are interested in being considered for an onsite interview with our client, we welcome you to submit your resume and application today. All inquiries will be held in the strictest of confidence. Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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