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Litigation Paralegal - Raleigh, NC (Mainly Remote)

Raleigh, NC · Legal

Litigation Paralegal - Raleigh, NC (Mainly Remote)
JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Organize, index and oversee maintenance of all file documents.
  • Initiate and maintain docketing within Firm’s CompuLaw system and monitor trial calendars.
  • Implement case management tools necessary to manage the case (Introspect, Summation, Case Map, Time Map etc.)
  • Bluebook, cite check, and Shepardize briefs.
  • Conduct legal (or other) research as requested, including Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, and Pacer.
  • Draft pleadings and discovery documents.
  • Assist in all aspects of deposition preparation.
  • Participate in all aspects of trial preparation, including coordinating logistics.
  • Attend trials and hearings.
  • Summarize testimony, objections, arguments, and charges; maintain trial exhibit log.
  • Manage document production process including perform document production reviews, preparing outlines and exhibits; creating privilege logs and electronic discovery logs.
  • Assist in preparation of pre-trial order and update interim status reports to clients.
  • Manage litigation support resources assigned to the matter.
  • Proofread documents with a high level of accuracy.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Four year degree or equivalent work experience; Paralegal certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a professional environment which includes progressive responsibility in managing litigation matters, as well as Federal Court Litigation experience.
  • High level of proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office Suite applications, Adobe Acrobat, Litigation Support Applications (e.g. Introspect, Summation, Concordance, Live Note, Case Map), Pacer, Electronic Filing, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw (and Dialog) and other internet research tools.
  • Experience and knowledge to bluebook, cite check, and Shepardize briefs.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Respectful, reliable and dependable team player.
  • Must be proactive and a good planner who is very detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.
  • Must have effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, taking initiative to move projects to conclusion.
  • Display a strong client service orientation with a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively.
  • Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions.
  • Minimal travel required, less than 10%.

This is a full-time, regular position with generous benefits. 

To Apply: Please email your resume to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com

Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
4376 Pacifica Way Suite 3
Oceanside, CA 92056
858-829-7747
cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
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