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Title : Paralegal - Litigation

Location : Arizona - Phoenix
Refer to Job # HUBC816170


Paralegal - Litigation Duties: Provides support for all aspects of litigation cases and matters managed by both Partners and Associates. Primary responsibilities lie in the areas of document handling, file creation and management, database management, and trial preparation including organizing materials and schedules for lawyers and clients related to litigation matters. Works under the direct supervision of the attorneys in the specific practice area on a day to day basis. Manage and organize all aspects of documents, files, and databases associated with each specific litigated case/matter assigned by primary attorney. Ensure that attorneys working on case/matter have all necessary information available to them in a timely manner. Maintain all physical elements of the case/matter in an organized, efficient, and accurate manner. Provide both attorney(s) and client(s) with information necessary for litigation process, decision making, and review in a timely manner. Conduct various document reviews, searches and factual research. Draft discovery documents and manage/track document productions. Prepare and organize exhibit sets. Prepare expert and fact witness materials for case preparation. Prepare for and attend trials and/or depositions. Motion practice. Court filings. Anticipate attorney and client needs related to matters or cases under management. Delegate effectively and as appropriate to Legal Administrative Assistants, support staff, and/or Case Clerks working on the case/matter. Handle all communications, whether oral and written, in a prompt and professional manner ensuring that information is transferred in an accurate and thorough manner. Act as a liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies. Meet billable hour requirement of 1550 per year. Time entry, scanning, e-mailing, etc. Assist in Firm marketing for practice area. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Either of the following: (a) Bachelor's degree or (b) Associate's degree and 1+ years' law firm experience in a Paralegal capacity, or 2 -5 years of complex law-related experience under the supervision of an Attorney or Senior Paralegal; AND, in addition to (b), completion of an educational program for Paralegals approved by the American Bar Association ("ABA") or offered by an accredited institution which follows ABA guidelines for Paralegal programs. Preferred Education & Experience: Experience in federal, state, and administrative litigation preferred. Litigation database experience preferred, including advanced searching and data analytics. Law Firm experience preferred.
 
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