Senior Litigation Trial Paralegal
Orange County, CA | Direct Hire
Law firm seeks a Senior Litigation Paralegal with 12 years of experience to work in the Orange County branch office. Selected candidate will conduct legal and factual research and prepare reports to assist attorneys, prepare and summarize a wide variety of complex legal documents such as correspondence, subpoenas, declarations, complaints, briefs, pleadings, appeals, and affidavits for attorney review and use. The Senior Paralegal will assist attorneys with matters; organize and index complex case files; determine and calendar deadlines; file pleadings; maintain document file and privilege logs; and prepare for mediations and trials. Candidate will assist attorneys at trial and in preparation for depositions and communicate with witnesses and experts, handle scheduling, and enter billing and expense data. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The qualified Senior Litigation Paralegal will have 12 years of experience, labor and employment practice area preferred. A paralegal certification or degree from accredited college or university is required. Must have prior experience preparing attorneys for trials, arbitrations and mediations with little or no supervision. Experience with at-trial participation to assist attorneys during trial proceedings is necessary.
Candidate must have Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook advanced features skills. Prior experience with LexisNexis, Westlaw, LiveNote, Concordance, CaseMap, document management systems, and expense/billing systems, and trial preparation software, including TrialDirector and SANCTION, is required.
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, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 32 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.