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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # YOBT716635


Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for providing paralegal support and assistance to supervising attorneys and paralegals in all aspects of litigation (e.g., securities, international trade, bankruptcy, intellectual property, antitrust, labor, white collar, environmental). Maintains professionalism and strict confidentiality in all client and Firm matters. Organize and maintain documentation to large case management matters. Advise attorneys of status dates and changes. Monitor databases and coordinate staffing. Coordinate document retrieval under the supervision of the supervising attorneys. Maintain familiarity with key witness files. Assist in the preparation of documents for trial. Determine and maintain database needs for large case management. Perform electronic filings, summarize abstracts and prepare draft pleadings. Maintain up-to-date time reports to ensure accurate client billing. Should have Bachelor s degree and 3+ years of related experience preferably in a law firm environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Legal research knowledge and ability to use law library are required. Computer proficient with experience and working knowledge of Westlaw and other litigation-related databases, Internet research, due diligence, Excel, Outlook, and Word preferred. Paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited paralegal program a plus. Working knowledge of Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) procedures is preferred. Complex litigation experience desirable.
 
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