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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Pennsylvania - Erie
Refer to Job # PLXB732661

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be responsible to review and analyze cases in order to assist in preparation of case for trial. Draft complaints and answers, routine notices and affidavits. Establish, organize and maintain attorney trial notebooks, document indexes and lists. Locate and confer with witnesses, experts and resource people. Arrange for expert witness inspections and obtain approval from counsel of record and specified parties. Contact and interview parties, witnesses and experts, including the obtaining of written statements from witnesses. Review and outline depositions, index and summarize documents. Perform computer based research utilizing programs such as Internet, PACER and Infocon. Utilize computer and appropriate software to perform tasks in an efficient manner and according to Knox Best Practices. Assist in the preparation of cases for trial by drafting and preparing Witness and Exhibit Lists. Subpoena and contacting witnesses. Participate in training programs to learn and incorporate new computer skills and operational methods to meet prevailing Knox Best Practices as required for the position. Perform all other tasks as may be assigned from time to time by attorney(s) or the Chief Administrative Officer. The candidate must have ability to read and write at levels necessary in a large law firm and perform math calculations as normally required through completion of high school. Formal paralegal training or at least 1 year of on the job training in order to have gained expertise to do substantive legal work is necessary. Ability to utilize a computer including use of a Windows operating system as normally attained through formal training or on the job experience is essential. Interpersonal skills are necessary in order to communicate effectively by telephone and in person utilizing ordinary courtesy and tact. Ability to work the required hours per week in a law firm environment and obtain own transportation to and from work is required.

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