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Title : Paralegal

Location : Missouri - St louis
Refer to Job # UGAM700465


Paralegal RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate will be responsible for Daily case management. Review CaseNet, File & Serve and Pohlman for pertinent documents and report to client teams (trial orders, stipulation lists, discovery, pleadings, dep notices, etc.). Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, motions, orders, discovery, and notices for review, approval, and settlement documents and use by attorney. Draft/Prepare Fact and Expert Witness Lists. Manage calendar/tickler system for timely response to all court deadlines. Investigate facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly. Request, review and organize medical records, maintain service lists and all local counsel information. Prepare indexes of documents and maintain document/case file including intra and extra. Draft, deliver or direct delivery of subpoenas to witnesses and parties to action. Abstract depositions. Maintain accurate database regarding all pertinent information on each case. Communicate with courts, outside counsel, clients, experts, and vendors. Prepare case/medical information and forwards to expert witnesses. Assist attorneys with preparation for hearings, depositions and trials. Attend hearings and trials. Manage and enter case information into database. Enter billable/non-billable time into billing system. Maintain database and file on experts used in the litigation by both parties. Other duties may be assigned. REQUIREMENTS : The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree. Paralegal Certificate preferred. Minimum of 3 years of significant paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal environment. Must be able to work independently while functioning well in a team environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Task-oriented with excellent sense of prioritization, highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and to work under pressure. Ability to handle conflicting time demands and focus on task completion with little direction or need for supervisory follow-up. Ability to handle highly confidential information discreetly and professionally.
 
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