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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Delaware - Wilmington
Refer to Job # XDOO780729


Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for supporting attorneys in a variety of complex litigation practice areas in federal and state courts. Will assist the attorneys by reviewing and editing briefs, legal research, coordination of depositions, managing case documents and case calendars and preparation for trial. Brief preparation, including: proofreading, quote checking, ensure case law is valid and accurate in accordance with Bluebook. Review and correct tables of authority and tables of content. Review and assemble exhibits to be included in the appendix to briefs. Perform ECF filings in federal court and filings in state courts. Understanding of litigation process, including class actions and MDL matters. Coordinate service of all pleadings to parties and filings with court, including summonses. Prepare hearing materials and witness files. Trial attendance and trial management. Maintain case calendar, including calculation of all deadlines based on local rules, federal rules and/or scheduling orders. Review and summarize rules of procedure in court where action will be filed. Research including obtaining public records, investigate corporate background to determine proper party(ies) to sue, statutory agent, and officers. Assist attorney in reviewing documents for privilege; draft privilege logs. Schedule, organize, and control document acquisitions and/or productions. Draft form documents, including motions, affidavits, notices of depositions. As necessary and appropriate, prepare commissions to take out-of-state depositions. Conduct computer-assisted legal and factual research using on-line services such as Westlaw and Lexis. A Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certification strongly preferred. Should have 3-5 years of complex litigation in a multi-lawyer law firm with previous experience working in both state and federal courts. Delaware Chancery court experience is a plus. Must have strong bluebook and legal citation skills. Strong research and legal database skills are required.
 
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