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Title : Litigation Paralegal (Part-time)

Location : South Carolina - Columbia
Refer to Job # MAXI829086

Litigation Paralegal (Part-time) Duties: Perform complex paralegal duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and legal processes which include case management from inception through discovery and verdict. Prepare, edit, and/or draft correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Prepare, edit and/or file subpoenas, briefs, pleadings, and other filings in the state/federal court. Plan and schedule conferences, depositions, and/or meetings. Maintain calendars including court deadlines and appearances. Conduct searches through computer databases such as a library, Secretary of State, PACER, SJIS, LEXIS, Internet, Autotrack, etc. Create a complex database for documents. Prepare PowerPoint presentations. Prepare summaries and analyses of research, reports, etc. Maintain a calendar of deadlines for discovery. Review documents for privileged material and prepare drafts of discovery documents. Perform legal searches and retrieve case law. Attend mediations, depositions, conferences, trials, and other court meetings as needed. Proofread documents. Work independently and collaboratively with a team. Respond to inquiries for information. Perform other responsibilities as needed. Qualifications: A bachelor's degree, paralegal certification or degree, or appropriate combination of education/experience; 3 years of experience in both State and Federal Courts is preferred. Familiarity with the Rules of Civil Procedure. Strong organizational and communication skills, excellent writing skills, and the ability to draft documents. Experience with drafting and electronic filing of pleadings, motions, deposition scheduling and summarization, trial preparation, and legal research. Knowledge of PACER, Word, Excel, Outlook, and other document management software. Additional experience in the areas of tort, trial, and insurance is helpful. Knowledge of e-discovery, Trial Director, and Relativity preferred.

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