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Title : Paralegal

Location : Massachusetts - Boston
Refer to Job # VOHB861817


Salary We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a 401K with employer contribution. Paralegal Are you looking for a full-time role as a Paralegal? Law Firm is seeking an experienced professional to join their team. This position will support a minimum of four attorneys in all aspects of discovery and trial preparation. If you have knowledge and expertise regarding the legal system and substantive and procedural law, we want to hear from you. Job Responsibilities: - Meet the billable expectation of 1,600 hours per year - Work hand-in-hand with attorneys on case planning, development and management - Review and organize all records, documents and deposition testimony to ensure completeness of all file materials - Extensive document management - Draft correspondence, discovery, discovery responses, mediation and arbitration briefs, pleadings, motions, and reports upon request of attorney - Contact opposing counsel when discovery responses are not timely provided - Review and summarize information relevant to the case obtained through discovery requests, depositions and records - Coordinate and schedule depositions; prepare notices and subpoenas as needed - Coordinate with parties, witnesses and experts regarding interviews and meetings, including taking written statements if needed - Coordinate and attend site and document inspections, as required - Review all documents being produced for any privileged information and prepare privilege logs, as necessary - Attend team calendar meetings and make sure that all individuals involved in any case are aware of all calendar items - Schedule and notice IMEs - Conduct research through the library both manual and electronic, as needed - Assist in the preparation of the case for trial by drafting and preparing pre-trial documentation, including opening statements, jury questionnaires, jury instructions, and motions in limine; contacting witnesses and preparing subpoenas as necessary; prepare attorney trial notebooks, as well as witness/exhibit binders - In some cases, the paralegal will be required to attend trial and jury selection, as well as meetings with witnesses and experts - Coordinate and arrange for required fees to be paid during trial, including experts, jury and reporter fees - Act as liaison between attorney and clients, carriers, experts, witnesses and other counsel, when requested by attorney Finish - May provide computer litigation support Job Qualifications: - A minimum of five (5) years litigation experience in a legal environment - Paralegal certificate may be required based on region, state or client requirements - Ability to operate required automated equipment, including computers, printers, fax machines, photocopiers, calculators and telephone system - Ability to exert up to 15 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects as needed - Ability to follow the ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules of the Court and State Bar - Knowledge of State/Federal court rules and procedures (including calendaring) - Proficiency in legal research, including the use of Lexis, Westlaw, CD-Rom services, Internet services and library materials, as well as factual research - Demonstrated ability to interact at a professional level with clients and attorneys - Effective communications and organization skills; detail-oriented - Effective planning, problem solving and analytical skills, ingenuity, judgment and administrative skills in managing practice areas - Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure as required by deadlines, etc. - Ability to exhibit professionalism and promote positive work habits, including effective and timely communication, teamwork and respect for co-workers - Ability to communicate critical information by conveying that information clearly, accurately, honestly and concisely in accordance with firm policies and procedures - Ability to identify, coordinate and optimize resources needed to execute plans; modify goals and plans, when needed - Use systematic approach to problem solving and troubleshooting - Ability to strive to exceed goals and expectations - Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with little supervision; must be well organized - Ability to comply with safe work practices, including the use of safe work procedures, maintenance of a safe work area and the use of safety equipment - Ability to grasp and apply new ideas quickly and with minimal instruction - Ability to adapt to changing work situations - Computer literate - MS Office, CACI, legal research software Salary We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a 401K with employer contribution. Job Summary Law Firm is looking for an experienced Paralegal to support a minimum of four attorneys in all aspects of discovery and trial preparation. This role requires a minimum of five (5) years litigation experience in a legal environment, knowledge of State/Federal court rules and procedures, proficiency in legal research, and ability to multi-task and prioritize with little supervision. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a 401K with employer contribution. Job Responsibilities: - Meet the billable expectation of 1,600 hours per year - Work hand-in-hand with attorneys on case planning, development and management - Review and organize all records, documents and deposition testimony to ensure completeness of all file materials - Extensive document management - Draft correspondence, discovery, discovery responses, mediation Paralegal certificate
 
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