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Full-time Experienced Litigation Paralegal

at Law Office in Dixon, Iowa

Law Office - Dixon, IL
Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities

Include:

Conducting pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessmentsDrafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the courtPerforming administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)litigation paralegal job description

Job brief

We are looking for a skilled litigation paralegal to be the backbone of our trial team. You will be responsible for the coordination of all the details before, during and after trial. 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.

Responsibilities

Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessmentsDraft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the courtPerform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organise case files, manage logistics etc)Maintain pleadings and discovery indexesOrganize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendicesAid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requestsGather relevant information from a variety of sourcesLiaise between trial teams and internal/external third partiesHelp with voir dire, jury selection and witnesses preparationProvide assistance with case settlements

Requirements

Proven working experience as a litigation paralegalApplicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etcHighly organised with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environmentStrong writing and communication skills along with attention to detailExtensive computer and database expertiseParalegal associates degree or other relevant certification

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

Dixon, IL
Required education:

Associate
Required experience:

Paralegal: 3 years


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