Litigation Paralegal (Baltimore)

Employer
Lucas Group - Search
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jun 04, 2018
Closes
Jun 18, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Litigation Paralegal (Baltimore) The Baltimore office of a national AmLaw 100 Law Firm is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to support its growing team. The paralegal will likely work on general litigation matters along with Asbestos and non-Asbestos matters. Responsibilities: 3+ years of litigation experience Case Preparation from beginning to end Manage Cases from inception through closure Maintain and monitor court deadlines for assigned cases and take ownership of case calendars Prepare deposition notices Organize, maintain and prepare deposition materials, exhibits and summaries Participate in case strategy meetings Work with technology relevant to the case and proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service and efficiency Prepare Federal and State Court Filings Electronically file documents with the Court through the ECF system under the supervision of an attorney Handle routine calls and correspondence with outside attorneys, courthouse personnel, vendors and clients Handle large document reviews, both in person and electronically, generate and maintain production logs, and organize discovery Trial Preparation and Trial support Collaborate effectively with clients, attorneys and staff Experience in managing both Asbestos and Non-Asbestos cases a plus REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years of litigation experience BA/BS required; Paralegal Certificate a Plus Trial Preparation and Trial experience Experience with Document Review Software (Concordance, I-Pro, Eclipse) Experience with e-filing within the courts, specifically with the US District Courts and Maryland State Courts Ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, and Lexis/Nexis Advance Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Nuance PDF) Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively High level of accuracy, attention to detail and organizational skills Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions. Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities and achieve solutions under deadlines. Strong written and verbal communication skills Excellent teamwork skills and strong client service orientation Ability to work Overtime when needed Mid-Size to Large law firm experience a Plus WHY LUCAS GROUP? Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes' list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018. REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years of litigation experience BA/BS required; Paralegal Certificate a Plus Trial Preparation and Trial experience Experience with Document Review Software (Concordance, I-Pro, Eclipse) Experience with e-filing within the courts, specifically with the US Distric Courts and Maryland State Courts Ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, and Lexis/Nexis Advance Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Nuance PDF) Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively High level of accuracy, attention to detail and organizational skills Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions. Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities and achieve solutions under deadlines. Strong written and verbal communication skills Excellent teamwork skills and strong client service orientation Ability to work Overtime when needed Mid-Size to Large law firm experience a Plus

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