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Title : Paralegal - Litigation

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # WEFQ843890

Paralegal - Litigation Duties: Organize, index, and oversee the maintenance of all file documents. Initiate and maintain docketing within the Firm's CompuLaw system and monitor trial calendars. Implement case management tools necessary to manage the case (Trial Director, Relativity, Accellion kiteworks, Live Note, VLC Media Player etc.) Conduct legal (or other) research as requested, including Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, and Pacer. Draft pleadings and discovery documents. Assist in all aspects of deposition preparation. Participate in all aspects of trial preparation and trial. Attend trials and hearings. Summarize testimony, objections, arguments, and charges; maintain trial exhibit log. Manage document production process including performing document production reviews, preparing outlines and exhibits; creating privilege logs and electronic discovery logs. Assist in preparation of pre-trial order and update interim status reports to clients. Manage litigation support resources assigned to the matter. Proofread documents with a high level of accuracy. Qualifications: Four-year degree or equivalent work experience; Paralegal certification preferred. Should have 5 years of relevant work experience in a professional environment which includes progressive responsibility in managing litigation matters and taking cases to trial, as well as Federal Court Litigation experience. High level of proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office Suite applications, Adobe Acrobat / Kofax PDF, Litigation Support Applications (e.g. Trial Director, Relativity, Accellion kiteworks, Live Note, VLC Media Player), Pacer, Electronic Filing, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw and other internet research tools. Demonstrate a strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively. Ability to perform well under pressure.

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