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We need a paralegal at a local personal injury law firm.
But we don’t want just an “average paralegal.”
We are looking for an experienced all-star who can jump in ready-to-work.
We want someone who will be excited to work in a positive environment, where we consistently take on and win large jury verdicts, recovery and settlements for our seriously injured clients.
How do litigation paralegals benefit from working here?
They gain valuable and real-world legal experience by working alongside attorneys during all phases of the litigation process, from the initiation of a case, demand packages, top shelf mediation presentations, to the discovery period through trial and post-trial findings and appeals.
What else will you be doing?
· Organize documents and coordinate document productions.
· Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Work with Practice Support on electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.
· Conduct various document searches and factual research.
· Create and maintain internal case databases, run searches on internal and external document databases and systems, cull relevant information from a variety of resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents and trade associations.
· Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation.
· Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.
· Prepare for and sometimes attend depositions.
· Prepare for and sometimes attend meditations.
· Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.
· Motion practice.
· Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing.
· Court filings.
· Work with attorneys and the Managing Attorney's Office in the preparation and filing of all court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
· Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies.
· Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.
· Prepare for and attend trials.
· Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff.
Pay and Hours
Pay will be commiserate with experience.
Minimum work Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with one hour for lunch, Monday through Friday, when mediation or trials are scheduled occasional evenings and weekends are necessary.
No smokers please. Must have dependable transportation.
A Final Word on our Firm:
Because we get to help people with serious and traumatic injuries every day, we have a sense of duty and purpose here. We have found several ways to turn our experience into programs that benefit the surrounding Savannah community.
There’s a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment and fun about it all, we help people, we change people’s lives and we hope to share that sense of fun with you!
This job is rewarding.
When you submit your resume, please share with us why YOU think you would be a stellar team member and what in this ad made you think, “I’d like to work here!”
Thanks, and we look forward to reading your answers!
No phone calls or un-scheduled appointments. Send Resume and why you would like to work here to firstname.lastname@example.org