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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Massachusetts - Boston
Refer to Job # OSFM709799


Litigation Paralegal The candidate will prepare pleadings and other legal documents, correspondence, and exhibits, format and proof. Will assist in the preparation of legal memoranda, cite-check, apply Blue Book rules, format and proof. Gather facts, documents, and evidence to assist in the initiation of legal action or motion practice. Assist with discovery requests and responses; conduct document searches; organize documents and coordinate document productions, including bates-stamping, redaction, production logs, and e-discovery. Maintain and search databases. Will work with clients and class members to gather and convey information. Prepare materials for oral arguments. Prepare for trials; organize exhibits, witness materials, the trial notebook, and all other supporting documents; coordinate trial logistics. Will assist with appellate briefs and appendices, cite-check, apply Blue Book rules, format and proof. Will perform administrative functions such as assist in maintaining a paperless office by scanning and filing documents in document management system; perform word processing functions, perform filing, efiling, service and mailing of pleadings, documents, correspondence and courtesy copies, calendar deadlines. The candidate should have Bachelor s degree or paralegal certificate preferred with minimum 3+ years experience as a litigation paralegal. Understands complex legal concepts and terminology. Should have knowledge of the rules regulating paralegals/legal assistants. In-depth knowledge of Federal court rules and procedures, and the skills to find and understand those in other jurisdictions. Knowledge of Federal ECF efiling systems, and the ability to learn efiling systems in other jurisdictions. Ability to perform legal research using LexisNexis or Westlaw. Should have ability to draft pleadings and discovery. Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize workload, and adapt to changing priorities. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to perform under tight deadlines and maintain patience in high pressure situations. Should have strong working knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, verbal and written communication skills. Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity.
 
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