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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # OZWS821510


Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, legal memorandum. E-file all court documents in state and federal court. Communications with clients, court, counsel, and others. Conduct legal research and factual investigation. Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses. Draft and server summons. Coordinate and summarize depositions. Prepare trial binders and exhibits. Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court. Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics). Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes. Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices. Aid attorney with interrogatories and other discovery requests. Gather relevant information from a variety of sources. Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties. Help witness's preparation. Help with case settlements. Assisting with other tasks as requested by the attorney. Requirements: Associate degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience (preferred). 2+ years of working experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting. Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program (preferred). Experience in Personal Injury, WC, Premises, or other injury related practice areas. (preferred). Must possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, handle a fast-paced environment, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision. Great written and communication skills, be proficient in calendar depositions, mediation, and hearings with attention to detail. Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures, practices, etc. Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Extensive computer and database expertise, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and type no less than 35 wpm.
 
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