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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Georgia - Atlanta
Refer to Job # XWRV746193

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will support attorneys in the Litigation practice group. Prepares, processes, and proofreads legal documents; Files and arranges for service of pleadings; Mails, faxes, copies, and/or arranges for delivery of documents to clients, witnesses, opposing counsel and court officials; Calendars deadlines. Maintains filing systems, control records and indexes using moderate independent judgment. Coordinates and participates in document production. Coordinates scheduling of depositions, including scheduling of court reporters. Obtains information using the Westlaw and Lexis systems. Communicates with clients, court personnel, experts, attorneys and others via telephone, email, in person, and in writing, obtaining and giving information as directed. Assists with trial preparation including preparation of trial books, exhibits, etc.. Data management including time entry, document databases, email and hard copies. Maintains supervisor(s) calendar electronically and/or manually by scheduling appointments and critical dates and keeping supervisor posted of same. Performs related duties as assigned. The candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree. College degree preferred. Paralegal skills a plus. 5+ years of litigation legal experience. 3 years of bankruptcy experience preferred. Proficient knowledge and experience with Peachcourt and Odyssey E-Filing. Ability to type 65 wpm excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar required and knowledge of legal terminology. Competent in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Outlook. Excellent organizational skills and people skills. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Capable of performing a variety of clerical and administrative duties using various computer programs typically related to a litigation practice by assisting attorneys in a supportive role.

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