RESPONSIBILTIES: Following established guidelines, gathers, prepares, summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in preparation of opinions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files; performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls exhibits and other materials through case lifecycle including at depositions and at trial. Assists attorneys in courtroom; prepares exhibit cross-references. Screens documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Paralegal certification. At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience very helpful. Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation system sufficient to perform basic legal research. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and WestLaw. Should have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
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