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Title : Jr. Construction Litigation Paralegal

Location : California - Oakland
Refer to Job # AHSE748753


Jr. Construction Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for providing Firm attorneys with the full range of litigation paralegal support. Assigned to the Construction & Facilities Practice Group and will take direction from Construction & Facilities Practice Group attorneys, in addition taking direction from the Director of Administration. Work closely with attorneys and team members to oversee case management as directed. Draft and review legal documents. Maintain case files and update discovery logs and indices. Organize and maintain master documents, document lists, and document databases. Support and manage document productions. Assist with deposition and hearing preparation, including identifying and gathering exhibit documents and creating witness outlines. Cite-check briefs. Draft and arrange for service of subpoenas. Obtain case-related documents informally from third parties. Monitor pending decisions and conduct legal research. Assist with document review and coordinate with Litigation Support Group for back-end database management using Concordance. Perform litigation support duties such as Bates stamping exhibits, preparing spreadsheets and CDs, hyperlinking PDFs, reviewing litigation dockets, and ensuring that dates are calendared correctly. Satisfy an annual 1575 billable hour budget. Complete in a timely manner both daily, accurate, and detailed billable-time entries and time cards. Maintain regular, reliable and punctual on-site attendance. Work overtime hours as needed. Maintain composure and work efficiently and accurately during stressful, high-energy circumstances involving frequently changing priorities. Demonstrate excellent customer support. Work cordially, cooperatively and productively with Firm employees. Maintain a professional network and key resource contacts. The candidate should preferably have Bachelor's Degree. Should have 1-3 years of experience working as a paralegal with a law firm or in-house legal department. Should have experience with eDiscovery. Strong written and verbal communication skills is plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 2016 are desired. Understanding and knowledge of legal procedures, rules of counsel, and local rules are needed. Construction industry experience or work in a construction related legal practice. Prior experience with Concordance (or other eDiscovery software), LiveNote, and Adobe Acrobat Pro XI. Strong legal research database skills and experience with Westlaw and/or Lexis are desired.
 
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