Senior Litigation Paralegal

Trustpoint One
Published
January 4, 2023
Location
District of Columbia, Washington
Category
Job Type

Description

Trustpoint One has partnered with AmLaw ranked law firm in their search for a Senior Litigation Trial Paralegal in the Washington DC office!  This prestigious firm is seeking a candidate supervisory experience to lead a team of junior paralegals through the litigation process.

The successful candidate will be able to provide assistance during all phases of the litigation process including conducting interviews, legal research, document filing and attending trials. Ideal candidates will also have experience GOING to trial and managing a team of junior paralegals.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Help with voir dire, jury selection and witnesses preparation
  • Provide assistance with case settlements

Skills

  • Proven working experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etc
  • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Extensive computer and database expertise
  • Bachelor's degree and Paralegal Certificate strongly preferred

Requirements:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Legal Project Management (LPM)
    Certificate, or equivalent desirable
  • extensive blue booking and cite checking is REQUIRED
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