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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Austin
Refer to Job # LXRE854613

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Prepares for and attends trials, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, depositions, and meetings; assists attorneys in trials, hearings, and mediations by handling the electronic presentation of evidence and demonstrative exhibits in the courtroom, including documentary exhibits, video deposition excerpts, and other matters using trial presentation software, e.g., Trial Director, PowerPoint, etc. Maintains, organizes, and manages document databases. Prepares and organizes exhibits, exhibit lists, witness lists and demonstrative aids for trials, arbitrations, hearings and depositions. Reviews/analyzes/tags case-related documents and records for responsiveness and privilege. Manages document collection, including communication with and assistance to clients in document preservation and collection. Manages electronic and paper filing systems. Prepares and organizes voluminous productions and privilege logs. Drafts pleadings, disclosures, discovery requests and responses, and routine correspondence; Records billable/non-billable time. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or paralegal certification with 8+ years of recent experience working as a litigation paralegal, preferably in a law firm setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of Civil Rules of Procedure (state and federal). Advanced knowledge of the litigation process through appeal. Advanced knowledge of E-Discovery, litigation technology and review platforms, e.g., WestLaw, LAW, Eclipse, Concordance, Relativity, Trial Director or other similar trial presentation software; TimeCoder Pro, Carpe Diem, or other similar time entry software. Working knowledge of electronic court filing systems (state and federal). Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with iManage or other similar document management system. Excellent grammar and proofreading skills. Must possess interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with a diverse group of attorneys, clients, staff, and county, state, and federal personnel in person, by telephone, email or other communication, in order to provide information in a professional manner. Ability to efficiently operate standard office equipment, e.g., computers, copy machines, phones, etc.

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