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Title : Legal Assistant/paralegal

Location : Kansas - Overland Park
Refer to Job # HGZY816322

Legal Assistant/Paralegal The candidate will investigate the facts of a case. Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles. Organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing system. Gather and arrange evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation. Write reports to help lawyers prepare for trials. Draft correspondence and legal documents. Get affidavits and other formal statements that may be used as evidence in court. Help lawyers during trials by handling exhibits, taking notes, or reviewing trial transcripts. File exhibits, briefs, appeals, and other legal documents with the court or opposing counsel. Call clients, witnesses, lawyers, and outside vendors to schedule interviews, meetings, and depositions. Should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and general proficiency, and ability to learn various software applications. Should have 2-4 years of fast-paced litigation experience. Should have the knowledge and/ or experience in the areas of medical malpractice, product liability, and wrongful death that is a plus. Should have the ability to understand and maintain complex litigation and files, work with clients, experts, other counsel, and courts in a creative and diplomatic fashion. Medical malpractice experience preferred.

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