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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Louisiana - New Orleans
Refer to Job # XEPA723595


Litigation Paralegal Duties: Researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist attorneys. Independently researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals for review, approval, and use by attorney. Summarizes complex legal documents. Organizes and indexes case files. Determines and calendars deadlines. Performs wide variety of legal research and data compilation with little or no supervision. Files pleadings with court clerk. Prepares reports, correspondence, declarations and complaints. Drafts a variety of legal documents. Prepares affidavits or documents and maintains document file. Prepares for mediations and trials. Assists Attorneys at trial Assists Attorney in preparation for depositions. Communicates with witnesses and experts. Scheduling Enters billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner. Requirements: 5+ years of paralegal experience, preferably working in a labor/employment litigation practice. Paralegal certification / degree from accredited college or university preferred. Proficient in all Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Lexis-Nexis and WestLaw, Live Note, Concordance, Case Map, Docketing, Document Management System, expense and billing systems. Able to operate multi-line phone, calculator, blackberry, cell phone, copier, fax, scanner. Must possess superior analytical skills with the ability to mine and collect data for cases. Must be willing to commit to additional hours when necessary to reach Firm objectives.
 
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