Fluency in Korean, Japanese or Chinese preferred, but not required.
Assist paralegals and attorneys on practice-related projects.
Work under close supervision of an experienced paralegal or attorney. Perform at a higher level of expertise and with more independent judgment than a Project Assistant or Project Clerk.
Task-based responsibilities include factual/internet research, document review, document and electronic productions during the discovery process, database coding and input, drafting documents and pleadings, preparing witness files, assisting with deposition preparation, trial preparation, and attending trials, arbitrations and mediations/hearings.
Assist on a variety of clerical tasks relating to litigation file management and the information contained therein.
Index and prepare documents for Records Center storage and other tasks that don’t require special legal expertise.
Specific Technical Skills:
Solid computer skills required in MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel
40 wpm typing
Cite checking experience preferred
Working knowledge of Westlaw Case Notebook and Relativity or other litigation-related computer applications and databases also preferred
Litigation case experience and trial and/or arbitration experience preferred
Familiarity with the Federal Court systems and/or State Courts helpful
Must be extremely detail-oriented, work well under pressure, possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, able to adjust to changing priorities, and understand/follow written/oral instructions
Interpersonal skills required
Must be able to work on a team and communicate with ordinary tact with attorneys, paralegals, and staff
Flexibility to work overtime as needed, with ability to travel for extended periods of time if necessary
Minimum Years of Experience Required: 1 years+ experience
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. EOE m/f/d/
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