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Title : Trial Paralegal

Location : Florida - Coral gables
Refer to Job # SXTK780812

Trial Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for: Supports attorneys in their practice by ensuring that all litigation and trial deadlines are met; help organize team calendar based on priority of trial requests, firm's attorney needs and regular case demands; ensure experts are hired, timely disclosed and are available for purposes of depositions and trial; communicate with client regarding upcoming trial; coordinate court ordered trial mediations; communicate with appellate counsel regarding appellate issues; coordinate motions for summary judgment, Daubert hearings; coordinate opposing parties expert depositions; create trial binders; order transcripts upon request; supervises completion of other team support staff tasks to guide all cases to trial readiness; assist lead attorneys with meetings as requested by lead and supervising attorneys; communicate with lead and supervising attorneys about any issues in timely completion of any litigation related events. Works collaboratively with assigned attorneys and support staff in preparing legal documentation and/or processing transactions. Communicate with clients and expert witnesses regarding upcoming trials. Hires expert witnesses and coordinate inspections of the property at issue. Issue trial subpoenas, when needed. Maintain detailed digital notes of all trial related events. Coordinate expert depositions. Coordinate pre-trial hearings on motions in limine, pending motions for summary judgment and Daubert motions. Coordinate pre-trial mediation. Communicate with appellate counsel regarding pending appeals. Prepares joint stipulation, jury instructions and trial binders; coordinates trial exhibits. Provides general logistical help for purposes of trial. Assists in development and implementation of office systems and trial procedures as needed. Assists with special projects as assigned. Communicates with discovery and team paralegals regarding discovery cutoff deadlines. Communicates with judicial assistants regarding trial dates. Coordinates interpreters and court reporters for purposes of trial. Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues. Performs other related duties as assigned by management. Should have 2-3 years of related experience or equivalent. Must have strong research skills. 4 year degree in relevant course work a plus. Paralegal Certification a plus. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have excellent grammatical and spelling skills. Must be proficient on Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand Spanish.

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