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Title : Paralegal - Litigation

Location : Arizona - Tucson
Refer to Job # AQFW862744


Law Firm is seeking a Paralegal - Litigation in Tucson, AZ Law Firm is a premier law firm in Tucson, Arizona with a long history of providing their clients with quality legal services. They have an immediate opening for a full-time paralegal in their Tucson office. The ideal candidate will have current experience with electronic record systems, internet legal research, and reviewing and summarizing records and files. Job Description The Paralegal - Litigation will be responsible for providing legal assistance and support to attorneys in the Litigation practice group. This includes drafting pleadings and other legal documents, correspondence, and exhibits; preparing legal memoranda and cite-checking; gathering facts, documents, and evidence; conducting document searches; preparing materials for oral arguments; preparing for trials; and performing administrative functions. Salary and Benefits Law Firm offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including 12 paid holidays. The salary range for this position is $60K - $85K annually. Benefits include 401(k), dental insurance, health insurance, health savings account, life insurance, paid sick time, paid time off, and vision insurance. Qualifications Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate preferred with minimum 3-5 years litigation paralegal experience. Understands complex legal concepts and terminology. Knowledge of the rules regulating paralegals/legal assistants. In-depth knowledge of Arizona court rules and procedures, and the skills to find and understand those in other jurisdictions. Knowledge of Arizona ECF and AZTurboCourt efiling systems, and the ability to learn efiling systems in other jurisdictions. Ability to perform legal research using LexisNexis or Westlaw. Ability to draft pleadings and discovery. Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize workload, and adapt to changing priorities. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to perform under tight deadlines and maintain patience in high pressure situations. Strong working knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook and Excel) and Adobe. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, verbal and written communication skills. Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid sick time Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Travel requirement: No travel Education: Bachelor's (Preferred) Experience: litigation paralegal: 3 years (Required) License/Certification: Paralegal Certificate (Preferred) Work Location: In person Law Firm Paralegal - Litigation Law Firm is seeking a Paralegal - Litigation in Tucson, AZ to assist with providing legal assistance and support to attorneys in the Litigation practice group. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including 12 paid holidays. Job Responsibilities: Draft pleadings and other legal documents, correspondence, and exhibits, format and proof. Assist in the preparation of legal memoranda, cite-check, apply Blue Book rules, format and proof. Gather facts, documents, and evidence to assist in the initiation of legal action or motion practice. Assist with discovery requests and responses; conduct document searches; organize documents and coordinate document productions, including bates-stamping, redaction, production logs, and e?discovery. Maintain and search databases. Work with clients and medical providers to obtain medical records; review and cull pertinent information from the records; coordinate with third party payors. Prepare materials for oral arguments. Prepare for trials; organize exhibits, witness materials, the trial notebook, and all other supporting documents; coordinate trial logistics. Perform administrative functions such as assist in maintaining a paperless office by scanning and filing documents in document management system; perform word processing functions, perform filing, efiling, service and mailing of pleadings, documents, correspondence and courtesy copies; prepare expense reports; enter timesheets; book travel; calendar court deadlines, conferences and travel. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate preferred with minimum 3-5 years litigation paralegal experience. Understands complex legal concepts and terminology. Knowledge of the rules regulating paralegals/legal assistants. In-depth knowledge of Arizona court rules and procedures, and the skills to find and understand those in other jurisdictions. Knowledge of Arizona ECF and AZTurboCourt efiling systems, and the ability to learn efiling systems in other jurisdictions. Ability to perform legal research using LexisNexis or Westlaw. Ability to draft pleadings and discovery. Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize workload, and adapt to changing priorities. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to perform under tight deadlines and maintain patience in high pressure situations. Strong Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate preferred with minimum 3-5 years litigation paralegal experience.
 
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