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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Florida - Fort Myers
Refer to Job # FNHO829317

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will work closely with talented attorneys providing support before, during, and after trials. Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, legal memoranda. E-file all court documents in state and federal court. Communication with clients, court, counsel, and others. Conduct legal research and factual investigation. Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses. Draft and server summons. Coordinate and summarize depositions. Prepare trial binders and exhibits. Draft pleadings, motions, and appellate documents and file them with the court. Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics). Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes. Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices. Aid attorney with interrogatories and other discovery requests. Gather relevant information from a variety of sources. Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties. Witness preparation. Assist with case settlements. Other tasks as requested by the attorney. The candidate must have an Associate's degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience preferred with 2+ years of relevant experience; completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program preferred; experience in Personal Injury, WC, Premises, or other injury related practice areas preferred; the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision; excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficient in calendaring depositions, mediations, and hearings; apply knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures, practices, etc.; highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment; extensive computer and database expertise; Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and typing speed of 35 wpm.

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