Litigation Paralegal

US Senate
Washington, DC
May 11, 2021
May 16, 2021
Full Time
This is administrative paraprofessional work providing substantive legal assistance to the litigation attorneys in the Office of the Senate Chief Counsel for Employment. Work includes drafting andpreparing legal reports, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda, conducting inspections, and trial preparation and support. Draft and prepare legal reports, court pleadings, correspondence, and other documents; review and manage all litigation documents; coordinate legal file set-up with litigation secretaries; determine and summarize key issues for attorneys. Assist attorneys in preparing legal documents; ensure compliance with federal laws, court and administrative rules, and court procedures; conduct legal research; prepare exhibits and notebooks for depositions, hearings, and trials; gather and organize documents for discovery. Assist attorneys with discovery phase of litigation and preparation for trial; prepare exhibits and notebooks for and attend depositions, court hearings, and trials; prepare witness files; gather and organize paper and electronic documents for discovery; prepare draft interrogatories, requests for documents, requests for admissions, and other litigation documents; summarize deposition transcripts; prepare and arrange for service of subpoenas; schedule court reporters for depositions. Assist in maintaining litigation database for electronic discovery and other aspects of lawsuits; review legal documents to determine relevant legal and factual issues and use that information to establish issue fields in database; scan paper documents to electronic format; index or file document images according to established office procedures.

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