Paralegal

Employer
Robert Half Legal
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 04, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-9501280331Classification: ParalegalCompensation: $20.00 to $30.00 per hourRobert Half Legal is seeking a litigation paralegal for a Washington DC law firm. The position involves a busy litigation docket, including complex civil matters and trial work in both federal and state courts throughout the country, litigation and hearings before federal and state agencies and private arbitrators, as well as the representation of our clients in labor negotiations, rulemakings, investigations, and other matters. In addition, we advise and counsel clients on a wide variety of subjects. The firm is seeking a litigation paralegal to perform the following duties: . Assist in all phases of a matter from case inception through trial, appeal, and/or resolution . Manage cases, calendars, and deadlines . Coordinate and support all phases of paper and electronic discovery process, including working closely with our e-discovery litigation support manager to coordinate collection, processing, production, review, and management of ESI . Prepare for depositions, including coordinating logistics and transcripts and preparation of witness files, exhibits, notices and subpoenas, and deposition summaries . Assist with and prepare for meetings with clients, witnesses, experts, and outside counsel . Assist with trial preparation and logistics, including management of war room(s), preparation of witness files, management of exhibits, setting up trial space, and attending trial (hot seating), as needed . Prepare documents for filing with courts, agencies, and arbitrations or mediations, including cite and fact checking legal briefs, conforming citations to the Bluebook and/or court rules, proofreading, assembling exhibits and appendices, generating tables of contents and authorities, and submitting electronic court filings . Perform a breadth of substantive factual research and analytical work . Mentor and train junior paralegals . Remain current in technology developments in the legal industry Please apply directly to Patrick Doherty at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. 3-5 years relevant experience in litigation . Expertise in all stages of litigation process . Strong written and oral communication skills . Detail-oriented, proactive, strong analytical abilities, and resourcefulness . Excellent project management, time management, and organizational skills . Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks with changing priorities . Knowledgeable regarding document management and review software, including Relativity and/or iPro Eclipse SE and TrialDirector . Proven ability to work well in teams, and to develop and maintain quality relationships with staff, lawyers, clients, and vendors . Bachelor's degree required, Paralegal certificate preferred . Flexibility to work overtime when necessaryLocated in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training. Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2018 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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