Immediate Job Opening

Position Number 13821
Title Paralegal
Assignment Type Direct Hire
Hourly Pay Rate $25.00/hr
Region Downtown
Description

19-0817 Paralegal/Analyst KC (Salary $51,983)

Crown Center Law Firm is seeking a Paralegal with experience in all phases of litigation including experience with large document production, discovery, interviewing of witnesses and experts, drafting pleadings and subpoenaing records to become a member of this winning practice group and join one of the fastest moving areas of the law. Client offers a challenging, rewarding and fun atmosphere. One that grows its employees and offers the opportunity to work in diverse areas of the law.

Organizes, digests and codes in the preparation of legal documents for production, deposition or trial preparation, or other litigation and discovery projects.

Prepares correspondence, memoranda, outlines for litigation and discovery projects.

Drafts answers, discovery requests, responses to discovery, basic motions and similar pleadings, under the direction of an attorney.

Summarizes, reviews and analyzes documents, testimony, general literature, and legislative information for litigation or discovery assignments.

Compiles and summarizes pertinent medical, scientific and litigation issues and/or incorporates analyses prepared by others into case outlines, deposition outlines and/or testimony outlines, relevant chronologies and other litigation assignments.

Selects documents to be used in depositions, for trial exhibits or for production.

Obtains public information applicable to the litigation, as well as medical, educational and employment records on parties to litigation.

Interviews witnesses and/or company employees.

Updates clients and litigation teams regarding case status, litigation and discovery issues and assignments.

Maintains calendar or tickler system, subject to case requirements.

Keeps abreast of significant developments in areas of assigned responsibility and areas of expertise, in order to undertake assignments as appropriate.

Understands the full scope of litigation and recognizes relevant information to a case when reviewing documents and/or testimony.

Travels to clients' offices, vendors, trial locations and other locations with minimal notice; assists in the trials of cases.

Utilizes and has an understanding of document and case management software, databases and internet sites as needed.

Keeps track of time in specified intervals and turns in time records as instructed.

Provides mentoring to Staff Paralegal.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree or Paralegal Certificate and two plus years of litigation experience or no degree/certificate and six plus years of experience. Experience in all phases of trial and trial preparation including experience with large document production, discovery, interviewing of witnesses and experts, drafting pleadings and subpoenaing records required. Large-scale multi-party litigation preferred. Travel required.

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