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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Louisiana - New Orleans
Refer to Job # HFPA850743

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will assist with the preparation of pleadings and discovery in federal and state court matters, and arbitration proceedings. Will assist with the preparation of federal and state administrative filings. Draft motions, pleadings, notices, correspondence, etc. Analyze, review and organize documents and data from materials produced during discovery; and, prepare/coordinate document production and responses to discovery requests. Prepare deposition and record subpoenas according to state and federal regulations; coordinate production of third-party records and summarize same; prepare deposition outlines and summaries. Analyze and review privileged documents. Trial and arbitration preparation; preparation and management of trial exhibits and other trial-related assistance. Presentation of case summaries and courses of action to supervising attorneys. Conducting limited legal research, including Lexis and Pacer research. Cite-checking and shepardizing when necessary. Liaison with courts, opposing counsel, and litigation vendors, including process servers and couriers. The candidate should have 5+ years of experience. Bachelor's Degree preferred. ABA Paralegal Certificate a plus. Must have knowledge of developments, procedures, and rules in the forums where the office practices. Experience in employment law is a plus. California litigation experience is a plus. Experience working with federal and state court litigation cases from onset to trial phase is essential. Experience with class actions, and wage and hour productions are a plus. Knowledge of EEOC/CCRD procedures is a plus. Familiarity with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as well as Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure is essential. Familiarity with California Rules of Civil Procedure is a huge plus. Experience with billing hours with software programs Intapp knowledge a plus. Experience with document management software - Netdocs knowledge a plus. Versed in trial preparation a plus. Proficiency in Windows environment including Word and Outlook essential. Should have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be highly focused and detailed-oriented with exceptional analytical skills.

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