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Title : Paralegal

Location : California - Costa Mesa
Refer to Job # HNNQ710325

Paralegal The candidate will work under the direction of attorneys to whom the Paralegal is assigned. Will research law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist attorneys. Independently researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals for review, approval, and use by attorney. Research law, investigates facts, and independently prepares documents to assist attorneys with matters. Summarize complex legal documents. Organize and index complex case files. Determine and calendar deadlines. Perform wide variety of legal research and data compilation, with little or no supervision. File pleadings with court clerk. Prepare reports, correspondence, declarations and complaints. Draft a wide variety of legal documents. Prepare affidavits or documents and maintains document file. Prepare for mediations and trials. Assist Attorney at trial and in preparation for depositions. Communicate with witnesses and experts. Handle scheduling. Enter billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner. The candidate must have a Paralegal certification / degree from accredited college or university. Should have 6+ years of paralegal experience, preferably working in a labor/employment litigation practice. In-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles is required. Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Lexis-Nexis, WestLaw, Live Note, Concordance, Case Map, Docketing, Document Management System, expense and billing systems.

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