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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # HRCP844719

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will assist attorneys during the litigation process. Perform administrative duties, such as calendar hearings, and court and discovery deadlines. Manage hard copy and electronic case documents, including managing email and electronic files and preparing binders of hard copy documents. Provide internet research including pulling cases from Lexis and Westlaw, as needed, along with conducting research and analyzing various law sources. Assist with the general aspects of document productions (redacting, copying, Bates stamping). Assist attorneys with the preparation of motions. Cite-check, bluebook, and Shepardize briefs and legal memoranda. Draft of routine court documents. Organize, analyze, and index documents and exhibits. Assist with all aspects of deposition preparation. Organize and prepare witness files and trial notebooks. Create and maintain trial exhibit and deposition designation databases; assist with the preparation of pre and post-trial briefs. Create and maintain working files for attorneys and index files for long-term storage. Ability to convey information to individuals at all levels within the firm courteously and professionally; strong service orientation. Organizes and manages litigation cases from inception to trial and appeal including document productions, deposition preparation, and trial preparation. The candidate should preferably have a Bachelor's degree with ABA paralegal certification or Associates's/Bachelor's degree in Paralegal studies. Should have 7+ years of litigation paralegal experience. Knowledge and understanding of legal principles and practices. Experienced in all areas of paralegal duties from the inception of the case to trial and appeal, including case management, general research utilizing Westlaw, case retrieval, bluebook, cite-checking, and proofreading pleadings. Must know Microsoft Office Suite and litigation support applications such as Relativity. Trial experience required. Must have the ability to apply understanding and knowledge of the litigation process from pretrial to post-trial. Must have strong organizational and problem-solving skills. Must have superior interpersonal skills to ensure effective communication across a diverse group of internal and external clients, attorneys, and staff while maintaining a high level of work quality and customer service. The ability to travel locally and nationwide as needed, handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion, and work moderate to heavy overtime.

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