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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : North Carolina - Charlotte
Refer to Job # DWDP752113

Litigation Paralegal The candidate organizes and indexes case files and documents produced. Determines pre-trial and trial calendars deadlines. Performs a wide variety of legal research and data compilation, with little or no supervision. Assists with preparation of pleadings to be filed with the Court. Prepares correspondence, declarations and compendium of evidence in support of dispositive motions. Drafts a wide variety of legal documents in discovery, including third-party subpoenas. Reviews documents on document database and prepares for production along with a privilege log when necessary. Review and format data for purposes of completing damage assessments. Prepares for mediations, arbitrations, and trials. Assists Attorneys at trial. Assists Attorney in preparation for depositions. Communicates with witnesses and experts and assists with preparation of anticipated testimony. Assists with scheduling. Enters billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner. Coordinates major projects or cases, some of which may involve the work of multiple paralegals. The candidate should have 5+ years of paralegal experience, preferably working in a labor/employment litigation practice with experience in class action cases. Must have ABA-approved Paralegal certificate and a degree from accredited college or university. Experience in preparing attorneys for trials, arbitrations and mediations with little or no supervision essential. Experience with assistance at trial is needed. Experience with preparing third-party subpoenas (including calculation of all deadlines) essential. Experience with trial preparation software, including Trial Director, LiveNote, CaseMap is preferred. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Lexis-Nexis, WestLaw, Live Note, Relativity, Case Map, Docketing, Document Management System, expense and billing systems is preferred. Advanced proficiency in Excel is preferred.

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