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Title : Paralegal

Location : Georgia - Atlanta
Refer to Job # DWWN825742

Paralegal The candidate Organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including claim file materials, medical records, expert reports, depositions, discovery, investigative and other materials. Interprets and prepares chronologies and summaries, as requested. Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence, discovery responses, deposition notices, reports, and other documents as necessary. Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other requests for information. Ensures organization of files including maintenance and management. Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Conducts legal research using online media for experts, background searches, case investigation. Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Maintains trial schedules, coordinates, and assists in preparation for trial. Performs other duties as assigned. Should have high school or equivalent degree. Should have 3+ years of prior paralegal experience in civil defense litigation, preferably in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. Working knowledge of paralegal concepts, procedures, and practices. Must have working knowledge of operations, practices, and procedures of civil litigation. Must have a demonstrated knowledge in legal research and deposition motion practices and procedures. State and Federal Court filing including E-Filing experience required. Should have knowledge of how to bill time and experience using timekeeping systems. Research, analytical, organizational, and critical thinking skills required. Should be proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and Outlook and knowledge and application of legal research tools (Westlaw). Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

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