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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Georgia - Atlanta
Refer to Job # CZGB861949


Litigation Paralegal - Law Firm We are seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join our team at our Law Firm. As a Litigation Paralegal you will work closely with our talented attorneys providing support before, during and after trials. ## Responsibilities * Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, legal memoranda * 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 * Witness preparation * Assisting with case settlements * Other tasks as requested by the attorney ## Qualifications * Associate degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience (preferred) * 2+ years of litigation experience (required) * 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, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficient in calendaring depositions, mediations, and hearings * 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. ## Benefits Law Firm is a leading personal injury law firm dedicated to protecting the people, not the powerful. This success starts with our staff. For full-time employees, we offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and paid holidays. ## Equal Opportunity Statement Law Firm provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. ## E-Verify This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the I-9 Form. Law Firm is looking for an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join the team. The successful candidate will work closely with the attorneys, providing support before, during and after trials. The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. ## Responsibilities * Prepare legal documents such as pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints and legal memoranda * E-file all court documents in state and federal court * Communicate with clients, court, counsel and other parties * Conduct legal research and factual investigation * Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories and responses * Draft and serve summons * Coordinate and summarize depositions * Prepare trial binders and exhibits * Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court * Perform administrative duties such as calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files and manage logistics * Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes * Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices * Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests * Gather relevant information from a variety of sources * Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties * Prepare witnesses * Assist with case settlements * Other tasks as requested by the attorney ## Qualifications * Associate degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience (preferred) * 2+ years of litigation experience (required) * Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program (preferred) * Experience in Personal Injury, WC, Premises, or other injury related practice areas. (preferred) * Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficient in calendaring depositions, mediations, and hearings * Knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures * Highly organized with the
 
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