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Title : Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # XVHK843585

Paralegal The candidate will administratively manage all phases of a litigation case including litigation motion practice, discovery, arbitration, trial and appellate procedures. Manage all aspects of large scale, complex litigation primarily within the Supreme Court and Appellate group. Manage electronic and hard copy documents collections. Manage and manipulate data in litigation support software offerings. Legal and factual cite checking including editing a brief to BlueBook standards. Proofread, edit and format briefs using Word styles for camera-ready copy. Execute all activities with a thorough understanding of rules of procedure for various federal and state jurisdictions. Execute various research projects within Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines. Coordinate with the Docket Dept. to effectively execute docket and court filing activities using ECF filing procedures. Assist with witness preparation. Assist with arbitration, mediation and trial preparation. Attend and assist at trials and arbitrations. Effectively delegate appropriate assignments to project assistants and temporary staff. Prioritize and manage multiple assignments with tight deadlines. Any other projects as assigned by an attorney or the Paralegal Manager. BA/BS with strong academic credentials is required. Should have 4+ years of paralegal experience at a medium or large law firm or equivalent experience in academia including work towards and completion of advanced degree. Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program is preferred.

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