Litigation Paralegal

Employer
Ascendo Resources
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 16, 2022
Closes
Aug 18, 2022
Ref
627621768
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities * Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, and legal memoranda * E-file all court documents in state and federal court * Communicate with clients, courts, counsel, and others * Conduct legal research and factual investigation * Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses * Draft and serve summons * Coordinate and summarize depositions * Prepare trial binders and exhibits with legal assistant * Draft pleadings, motions, and appellate documents to file with the court * 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 and external third parties * Help with witness preparation * Help with case settlements Qualification * Associate's Degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience * Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program (preferred) * Experience in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Premises, First Party, Medical Malpractice or other injury related practice areas (preferred) * 2 plus years of working experience as a litigation paralegal or in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting * Ability to multitask, organize, prioritize, handle a fast-paced environment, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision * Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as attention to detail *Ascendo is a certified minority owned staffing firm, we welcome and celebrate diversity.* *Ascendo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex including pregnancy and gender identity),* *national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military service or any non-merit factor.* Job Type: Full-time Pay: $50,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year Benefits: * Dental insurance * Health insurance * Vision insurance Schedule: * 8 hour shift Experience: * Litigation Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: Multiple Locations

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