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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # PQCK861371


Litigation Paralegal at is a nationally recognized public interest law firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and California. We are seeking paralegal candidates for our Washington, DC office to join our team and help us fight against corporate fraud, whistleblowers exposing corruption, and others who are seeking justice against powerful interests in large, complex, and impactful cases all around the country. Position Overview Job Title: Litigation Paralegal Location: Washington, DC Pay Range: $24.50- $28.50/hour (commensurate with experience), with opportunities for time-and-a-half overtime pay Start Date: Early/mid-May (Undergraduate applicants earning their degrees in May will be considered for an early June start date) Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8-hour workdays Responsibilities Meet with attorneys to discuss assigned cases or projects. Prepare, organize, store, and retrieve electronic case files. Organize and file motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures. Oversee all aspects of calendar maintenance, especially docketing of dates and deadlines. Coordinate discovery, including subpoenas, Bates-labeling, indexing, and maintaining e-discovery platforms. Assist attorneys with preparing for depositions, hearings, and trials. Perform fact investigations and conduct background research. Interface with prospective clients, co-counsel, class members, and vendors Develop and maintain billable hours and expense records. Perform other administrative and related duties as assigned. Qualifications Must-Haves: Bachelor's degree Hyper-organized and impeccable with deadlines. Ability to prioritize and work at a fast pace on a high volume of files, with a great attention to detail (ie, well-versed in multi-tasking effectively, working well under pressure, and independent decision-making) Excellent writing and proofreading skills Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with clients, court staff, and co-workers Experience conducting effective research using various research tools Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and familiarity with Adobe Aptitude for learning and working in different computer systems Ability to work overtime on occasion Great-to-Haves: Prior law firm experience (preferably as a Litigation Legal Assistant or Paralegal) Familiarity with Westlaw and PACER Previous legal billing experience Benefits Pay Range: $24.50- $28.50/hour (commensurate with experience), with opportunities for time-and-a-half overtime pay Paid Time Off Health Insurance Dental Insurance Health Savings Account plan Access to free onsite fitness center Law Firm Seeks Litigation Paralegal is a nationally recognized public interest law firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and California. We are seeking paralegal candidates for our Washington, DC office to join our team and help us fight against corporate fraud, whistleblowers exposing corruption, and others who are seeking justice against powerful interests in large, complex, and impactful cases all around the country. Job Description We are looking for a Litigation Paralegal to join our team and provide support to our attorneys in all aspects of litigation. Our paralegals are an essential cog in the firm's operational wheel and they work closely with our attorneys to keep cases on track and our busy litigators organized. In addition to providing support to multiple case teams, our paralegals also assist with document preparation and review, court filings, preparation for hearings and depositions, vetting potential new cases, interfacing with clients, research and writing projects, and various other ad-hoc tasks. Qualifications Must-Haves: Bachelor's degree Hyper-organized and impeccable with deadlines. Ability to prioritize and work at a fast pace on a high volume of files, with a great attention to detail (ie, well-versed in multi-tasking effectively, working well under pressure, and independent decision-making) Excellent writing and proofreading skills Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with clients, court staff, and co-workers Experience conducting effective research using various research tools Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and familiarity with Adobe Aptitude for learning and working in different computer systems Ability to work overtime on occasion Great-to-Haves: Prior law firm experience (preferably as a Litigation Legal Assistant or Paralegal) Familiarity with Westlaw and PACER Previous legal billing experience Position Details Job Title: Litigation Paralegal Location: Washington, DC Pay Range: $24.50- $28.50/hour (commensurate with experience), with opportunities for time-and-a-half overtime pay Bachelor's degree
 
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