Litigation Paralegal - SF

Alchemy Legal - San Francisco, CA

Litigation Paralegal – San Francisco, CA

Responsibilities & Duties: 

Litigation Paralegal Candidate will also be responsible for instructing attorneys and paralegals in the use of litigation support software, assistance with preparation of litigation budgets, legal hold letters, preparing for trials, mediations and arbitration, as well as filing documents through Federal and State e-filing systems and local rules of various federal and state courts in jurisdictions in which the firm practices. Will have skill and experience in all facets of litigation and trial preparation, including following best practices for case management, executing electronic discovery requirements, including collection, review, preservation and production of paper and electronic documents.

Should have working knowledge of litigation support software programs and document management systems and be knowledgeable about federal, state and local e-discovery and e-filing rules.

Assist with the preparation of court filings, including cite- and fact-checking legal briefs, confirming proper Bluebook citation, proofreading, and assembling of exhibits and appendices.

Assist with depositions, including preparation of witness files, exhibits, notices and subpoenas, and deposition summaries. Conduct factual or legal research; examine public records; monitor legislative and administrative proceedings as assigned; locate witnesses; trace documents and other physical evidence.

Assist with trial preparation and logistics, including preparation of witness files, management of exhibits, assisting with setting up trial space, and attending trial, as needed. Coordinate with vendors and service providers for outside services, following the firm’s procurement policies. Consult with firms eDiscovery Manager and manage document reviews and coordinate electronic discovery proceedings including, but not limited to, via Relativity, Case Notebook, and Trial Director. Perform legal tasks that require significant independent judgment.


Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree, Associates degree or certificate program in paralegal studies.
  • Attention to detail. Anticipates, plans and prioritizes work.
  • Manages competing demands to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to meet obligations with confidentiality and integrity.
  • Follows detailed instructions and handles complex work.
  • Technical proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet searching as well as FileSite or other document management system.
  • Maintains current knowledge of practice area industry trends and the legal profession.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal terminology, principles and practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal research techniques.
  • In-depth knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible depending on the candidate (they told us to send over candidates with salary expectations)

Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.
To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.
Thank you!


Phillip Prodehl
Alchemy Legal
http://www.alchemylegal.com/
Nationwide Legal Recruitment and Placement
pvp@alchemylegal.com



Posted On: Friday, September 28, 2018
Compensation: $70K-$85K



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