Litigation Paralegal

Employer
Legal Placements
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 23, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Litigation Paralegal Locations: Washington, District of Columbia Job Type: Direct Start Date: 1/16/17 End Date: Status: Active Candidates Sought: 1 Still Needed: 1 Skills: Email this job to a friend. Large law firm in DC seeking an experienced paralegal to support the litigation practice in the Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include: cite checking, research, drafting correspondence for review and approval by lawyers; obtaining materials from federal and local court and agencies; filing correspondence and legal documents in office filing system; preparing litigation files; and assisting attorneys with preparation for depositions, hearings and trials. Two hundred lawyers in the DC office, other offices nationally & globally.The successful candidate will possess a BA/BS degree, litigation experience as a Paralegal, case management, be highly organized and motivated to follow through with assignments, have strong interpersonal skills and solid computer skills. Proficiency with MS Word Office Suite. Candidates must have flexibility to work overtime, be self motivated, dependable and have the ability to work well under pressure while handling varied tasks within a busy legal environment. Punctuality, accuracy, attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills are essential.