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Title : Paralegal

Location : Florida - Fort Lauderdale
Refer to Job # CKLJ843741

Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of duties to assist attorneys in all phases of litigation and appeal, including discovery, trial, post-trial and appellate phases. Some knowledge of eDiscovery is preferred. Prepare and file pleadings, briefs, and other documents through electronic filing systems and/or manually at all court levels (trial and appellate), including federal and state courts; conduct citation reviews; proofread and edit pleadings; ensure compliance with local rules of procedure; communicate with clerks offices when needed. Organize case files; assist in the preparation of discovery requests and responses; review and organize the opposition s discovery responses; process incoming and outgoing document production; conduct document review; prepare witness materials for depositions; assist in reviewing documents for privilege and preparing privilege logs. Conduct fact research; communicate with clients and witnesses; review testimony from depositions and declarations; examine client files obtained from fieldwork. Prepare binders and other materials for conferences and hearings; assemble exhibits and required documents for trials; coordinate trial details with attorneys and any required vendors or office personnel. 2-4 years of Paralegal experience required. Strong familiarity with cite-checking experience required. Experience performing research and other online legal databases required. Relativity/IPRO/Summation preferred but not required. Should have strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills; ability to prioritize and handle numerous projects in a timely and efficient manner; ability to work moderate overtime, as case needs require.

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