Paralegal-General Litigation

Washington, DC
52k-55K base
May 05, 2019
Aug 03, 2019
Full Time
Seeking a paralegal to support various practice areas in Washington, DC office. Paralegals will have an opportunity to gain valuable and real-work legal experience by working closely with partners and associates on all aspects of litigation.

Responsibilities include:

• Organizing documents and coordinating document productions in litigation;
• Obtaining documents and certificates from local or federal courts and state agencies;
• Preparing and filing all court documents;
• Conducting various document searches and research;
• Preparing witness and matter materials;
• Preparing for and attending depositions;
• Coordinating trial set-up and logistics;
• Preparing for and attending client meetings, and trials;
• Assisting attorneys during meetings with clients and during court proceedings, including by taking notes and handling exhibits;
• Acting as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside vendors, such as translation services, document production vendors and trial graphics providers;
• Assisting in the preparation of marketing materials; and
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Ideal candidate should meet the following qualifications:

• Outstanding organizational, administrative, and communication (oral and written) skills;
• Possess high attention to detail, a strong work ethic and is self-motivated;
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, efficiently multi-task and produce a high-end work product in a fast-paced environment;
• Team-oriented mindset;
• Ability and willingness to work overtime;
• Interest in the legal field, as demonstrated in undergraduate coursework, extracurricular activities, or prior jobs or internships;
• BA/BS with minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA; and
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.