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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # TELZ822543

Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Collecting, organizing, and producing documents in response to various types of discovery requests. Collecting, analyzing, and maintaining factual information in centralized repositories. Prepare pleadings, discovery, and discovery responses under the supervision of the assigning attorney. File and e-file pleadings in federal and state courts. Draft and coordinate service of subpoenas in state and federal courts. Responsible for managing case litigation calendars and maintaining litigation files, including electronic files and databases. Provide case management support, including monitoring and follow-up on case calendars, filing deadlines, and paper and electronic docket research. Communicate effectively with attorneys, clients, witnesses, court personnel, and opposing counsel. Prepare for and schedule depositions. Prepare for and attend hearings and trials, including preparation of trial exhibits and coordination of trial set-up and logistics, including courtroom technology. Daily client contact. Overtime may be required on occasion. Other duties/tasks as assigned. Qualifications: Must have thorough knowledge of federal and state statutes, court rules, forms, processes, and procedures relating to evidence and trial practice. Must possess excellent research skills, including knowledge of electronic search technology and litigation databases; familiarity with programs such as CaseMap, TextMap, Trial Director, Summation, and Concordance/ iPro is a plus. Must have strong communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills and be a self-starter A?. Need to be available and able to attend both in-state and out-of-state trials lasting one or more weeks. Need to be available and able to work overtime as required to service litigation needs. In-court trial or hearing experience strongly preferred, with knowledge of courtroom technology. A Bachelor's Degree or ABA approved paralegal certificate highly desired. Must have 5 years experience as a litigation paralegal in a mid-size or large law firm.

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