Litigation Paralegal

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Paralegal (Litigation) Job Number: 22939 Pay Rate: Up to $78,000

Los Angeles law firm seeks a Litigation Paralegal with 5 years of experience.  Responsibilities include preparing and cite-checking legal documents; heavy legal research including investigations and locating witnesses; assisting attorneys in preparing for hearings, trials, and closings, and overseeing trial calendar; preparing documents for court filings including creating Table of Authorities (TOA); obtaining affidavits; coordinate depositions; retrieving, organizing, and tracking records and case files for attorneys; and providing trial assistance.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  

The qualified Litigation Paralegal must have an ABA approved paralegal certificate or attorney attestation; NALA Certificated Paralegals are strongly preferred.  Selected candidate will possess understanding of legal documents and records discipline (lifecycle management).  Experience managing a caseload is highly desired.  Candidate should have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), NetDocs, ProLaw, and Elite functions. Knowledge of Westlaw and Best Authority are preferred.   Candidate must present a professional demeanor, with outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills.

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.

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