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Legal Secretary The candidate will support attorneys in litigation practice group. Manage all aspects of administrative practice, including legal and non-legal processes. E-file in....
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Location : Louisiana - Baton Rouge
Refer to Job # JJDO794602
Bilingual Workers Compensation Paralegal Duties: Organize documents and coordinate document productions. Conduct the redaction, duplication, and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Work with Practice Support on electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts. Conduct various document searches and factual research. Create and maintain internal case databases, run searches on internal and external document databases and systems, cull relevant information from a variety of resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, and other legal search engines; Prepare discovery and matter materials for case preparation. Schedule clients to come in and answer discovery, and draft discovery responses, along with other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation (including, but not limited to subpoena duces tecums). Prepare for depositions. Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding. Motion practice. Under attorney supervision, pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing. Draft and defend summary judgments. Prepare initial pleadings, follow-up on service. Under attorney supervision, analyze information, investigate facts, draft initial pleadings (including, but not limited Petition for Damages and Concursus), and follow-up on whether service has been perfected on defendants. Work with attorneys and the Managing Attorney's Office in the preparation and filing of all court documents. Create, bind, and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices. E-filing both federal and state judicial documents; Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies. Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others. Organize exhibits, files, and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff. Answer phones, scanning, copying, printing, faxing, and any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies preferred; 2+ years of Paralegal experience preferred; Advanced knowledge in personal injury, worker's compensation, immigration, family, and/or criminal law; Superior organizational and time management skills; Advanced written and verbal communication skills; Ability to delegate and supervise ; Must be a team player as well as be able to work independently. Spanish.
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