Litigation Paralegal (2)

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Lewis Search Group is looking to recruit two (2) experienced LITIGATION PARALEGALS for career opportunities with our mid-sized law firm client. We seek a career-oriented individual with experience in supporting attorneys in a busy litigation practice group. Strong project management, research, writing, analytical, organizational, and communications skills are required for this role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manage electronic and paper discovery
2. Project management (i.e., managing to deliverables and milestones: on time and within budget, meeting business and client needs)
3. Organize and index case files
4. Investigate facts, research law, and prepare documents as directed by attorneys
5. Review legal documents and conduct factual analysis
6. Summarize legal documents and data
7. Create privilege logs
8. Perform wide variety of research and data compilation
9. Assist in preparing reports, affidavits, correspondences, declarations and complaints
10. Proofread, check accuracy of quotes and cite formats in legal documents
11. Act as liaison with court clerks
12. Review local court rules and identify filing requirements
13. Conduct electronic and paper filing with court
14. Determine event deadlines and calendar same
15. Assist attorney in preparation for depositions
16. Attend depositions; Prepare deposition digests
17. Assist attorneys in mediations, arbitrations or other forms of ADR
18. Assist attorneys at trial
19. Communicate with witnesses and experts
20. Enter billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner
21. Other duties as assigned such as marketing, RFP response, practice team, presentation and event support and assist library, conflicts and other miscellaneous duties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years of relevant litigation experience
2. Familiarity with major ediscovery platforms such as CasePoint, Relativity
3. Knowledge of electronic filings (state and federal), as well as court rules and procedures, litigation terminology and documentation
4. Computer proficiency, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
6. Excellent analytical and organizational skills
7. Ability to work effectively in a team environment
8. Flexibility to work late and travel (locally and nationally) as needed
9. Ability to retrieve and distribute print volumes, push and pull packages and books weighing up to 30 pounds, and ability to retrieve objects from shelves of up to 8 feet high and replace same
10. Paralegal certificate a plus
11. Project management certificate a plus

Immediate hire! Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should apply by submitting their resume in WORD (NOT PDF) via job posting or www.lewissearchgroup.com.

To apply for this job email your details to Clinton@LewisSearchGroup.com

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