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Title : Ip Litigation Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # VSXQ744986

This large international New York law firm founded in 1934 has established a full-service presence. Clients include large corporations and individuals as well as small and medium-sized businesses. The firm represents a wide range of industrial, financial and commercial enterprises, both publicly and privately held. Firm lawyers represent clients in every state as well as numerous foreign jurisdictions. The firm is organized by legal specialization: corporate, e-commerce, employee benefits, estate planning, government and regulatory affairs, health law, intellectual property, international, litigation and tax. This firm offers competitive salaries and many firm lawyers also practice interdepartmentally distinguishing them from many other large law firms.
IP Litigation Paralegal Duties: Organize, index and compile documents in formats useful for case management; maintain document collections and productions in databases; assist attorneys in initial review of documents for responsiveness and privilege status; coordinate all aspects of document productions (protective order or confidential information designations, submission/service via electronic media, etc.); maintain or oversee maintenance of case management tools. Perform basic legal and non-legal research on the Internet, Lexis, Westlaw and practice specific databases; confirm court rules and filing requirements; travel to and/or call courts, agencies and similar organizations to obtain information; assist in drafting discovery documents and responses (interrogatories, request for admission, request for production); draft letters, subpoenas, case summaries/chronologies and other documents for attorney review; Bluebook, Shepardize, cite check, proofread and edit documents; assist with deposition scheduling and prepare deposition exhibits and witness files. Assist with trial preparations and at trial; assist with preparation of pre-trial filings; may assist with case calendar; may set up work spaces for trial, locally or remotely (arrange for vendors, equipment, telephones, supplies, etc.); maintain trial exhibits and update exhibit list as exhibits during trial; assist with documents being filed before, during and after trial. May supervise or provide direction to Project Assistants or temporary staff; must be flexible to travel, work overtime and to assist other practice groups when needed; must be able to work under pressure and handle stress. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Paralegal Certificate or equivalent work experience. 3+ years experience; strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Firm-standard and litigation support software (e.g., Microsoft Office, Outlook, Adobe Pro, CaseNotebook, Relativity, eRooms, CaseMap, Sharepoint, Westlaw, BriefCheck/ WestCheck, or similar software introduced from time to time).
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