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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Nevada - Las Vegas
Refer to Job # MFKY833107


Litigation Paralegal The candidate will work hand-in-hand with attorneys on case planning, development, and management. Review and organize all records, documents, and deposition testimony to ensure completeness of all file materials - extensive document management. Draft correspondence, discovery, discovery responses, mediation and arbitration briefs, pleadings, motions, and reports upon request of attorney. Contact opposing counsel when discovery responses are not timely provided. Review and summarize information relevant to the case obtained through discovery requests, depositions, and records. Coordinate and schedule depositions; prepare notices and subpoenas as needed. Coordinate with parties, witnesses, and experts regarding interviews and meetings, including taking written statements if needed. Coordinate and attend site and document inspections, as required. Review all documents being produced for any privileged information and prepare privilege logs, as necessary. Attend team calendar meetings and make sure that all individuals involved in any case are aware of all calendar items. Schedule and notice IMEs. Conduct research through the library - both manual and electronic, as needed. Assist in the preparation of the case for trial by drafting and preparing pre-trial documentation, including opening statements, jury questionnaires, jury instructions, and motions in limine; contacting witnesses and preparing subpoenas as necessary; prepare attorney trial notebooks, as well as witness/exhibit binders. Attend trial and jury selection, as well as meetings with witnesses and experts. Coordinate and arrange for required fees to be paid during the trial, including experts, jury, and reporter fees. Act as liaison between attorney and clients, carriers, experts, witnesses, and other counsel, when requested by the attorney. Provide computer litigation support. The candidate must have 5 years of experience in a law office environment with general liability paralegal experience or equivalent education; follow the ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules of the Court and State Bar; knowledge of State/Federal court rules and procedures (including calendaring); proficiency in legal research, including the use of Lexis, Westlaw, CD-ROM services, Internet services, and library materials, as well as factual research; demonstrated ability to interact at a professional level with clients and attorneys; effective communications and organization skills; detail-oriented; effective planning, problem-solving and analytical skills, ingenuity, judgment, and administrative skills in managing practice areas; ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure as required by deadlines, etc.; ability to exhibit professionalism and promote positive work habits, including effective and timely communication, teamwork, and respect for co-workers; communicate critical information by conveying that information clearly, accurately, honestly, and concisely in accordance with firm policies and procedures; Identify, coordinate, and optimize resources needed to execute plans; modify goals and plans, when needed; use a systematic approach to problem solving and troubleshooting; strive exceed goals and expectations; ability to multi-task and prioritize, with little supervision; must be well organized; ability to comply with safe work practices, including the use of safe work procedures, maintenance of a safe work area, and the use of safety equipment; ability to grasp and apply new ideas quickly and with minimal instruction; ability to adapt to changing work situations. Must be computer literate A" MS Office, NetDocuments, CACI, legal research software.
 
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