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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # MPHM862738


#Litigation Paralegal We are seeking an experienced?Litigation Paralegal?to join our Law Firm's Personal Injury team. As a Litigation Paralegal you will work closely with our talented attorneys providing support before, during and after trials. This position is located in Washington D.C. ##Responsibilities * Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, legal memoranda * E-file all court documents in state and federal court * Communications with clients, court, counsel, and others * Conduct legal research and factual investigation * Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses * Draft and server summons * Coordinate and summarize depositions * Prepare trial binders and exhibits * Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court * Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics) * Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes * Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices * Aid attorney with interrogatories and other discovery requests * Gather relevant information from a variety of sources * Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties * Witness preparation * Assisting with case settlements * Other tasks as requested by the attorney ##Qualifications * Associate degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience (preferred) * High School Diploma or GED (required) * 2+ years of litigation experience (required) * Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program (preferred) * Experience in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Premises Liability, or other injury related practice areas. (preferred) * Must possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficient in calendaring depositions, mediations, and hearings * Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures, practices, etc * Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. * Extensive computer and database expertise; Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and type no less than 35 wpm ##Compensation Morgan & Morgan offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We also provide an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and paid holidays. ##Equal Opportunity Statement Morgan & Morgan provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. ##E-Verify This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the I-9 Form. #Litigation Paralegal at Law Firm Law Firm is seeking an experienced?Litigation Paralegal to join our Personal Injury team. As a Litigation Paralegal you will work closely with our talented attorneys providing support before, during and after trials. This position is located in Washington D.C. and offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. ##Responsibilities * Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, legal memoranda * E-file all court documents in state and federal court * Communications with clients, court, counsel, and others * Conduct legal research and factual investigation * Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses * Draft and server summons * Coordinate and summarize depositions * Prepare trial binders and exhibits * Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court * Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics) * Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes * Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices * Aid attorney with interrogatories and other discovery requests * Gather relevant information from a variety of sources * Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties * Witness preparation * Assisting with case settlements * Other tasks as requested by the attorney ##Qualifications * Associate degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience (preferred) * High School Diploma or GED (required) * 2+ years of litigation experience (required) * Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program (preferred) * Experience in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Premises Liability, or other injury related practice areas. (preferred) * Must possess the ability to multi Associate degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience (preferred), High School Diploma or GED (required), 2+ years of litigation experience (required), Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program (preferred)
 
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