Litigation Paralegal

Downtown Los Angeles, CA | Temporary

Job ID: 22131 Position Type: Paralegal (Litigation) Pay Rate: D.O.E.

Law firm seeks a Litigation Paralegal with 3 years of experience to provide litigation attorneys with full range paralegal support.  The Paralegal will work closely with attorneys and team members to oversee case management from inception through trial/settlement and post-trial/post-settlement; draft, review, and revise legal documents; maintain case files and update discovery logs and indices; organize and maintain master documents, document lists, and document databases; and support and manage document productions.  Candidate will assist with deposition and hearing preparation, including identifying and gathering exhibit documents and creating witness outlines; cite-check briefs; draft and arrange for service of subpoenas; obtain case-related documents from third parties; work with the litigation support analyst and coordinate among vendors for litigation support services; monitor pending decisions and conduct legal research; and assist with document review and coordinate with litigation support group for back-end database management using Concordance.  Additional litigation support duties include Bates stamping, preparing spreadsheets and CDs, hyperlinking PDFs; and reviewing litigation dockets, ensuring that dates are calendared correctly and comply with firm guidelines, standards, and practices.  Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with overtime and travel ability necessary.

The qualified Litigation Paralegal must have a bachelor's degree, up-to-date CLE, recent trail and ‘hot seat’ experience.  This position has a billable hours requirement. Candidate must have strong technical eDiscovery skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 2010.  Prior experience with eDiscovery software, LiveNote, and Adobe Acrobat Pro XI and strong legal research database skills including experience with Westlaw and/or LexisNexis is required. Prior experience using data and document management systems is preferred.  Candidate will maintain a professional network and key resource contacts, and will have an understanding and knowledge of legal procedures, rules of counsel, and local rules.  The ability to remain professional and cordial with staff and vendors under stressful and time sensitive situations is essential.

 

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles and the greater Southern California area. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 31 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.

Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.

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