Litigation Paralegal


Salary:

$50,000.00 to $85,000.00 per year

Location:

Chicago, IL

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01300-9501889819

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Robert Half Legal is seeking a Litigation Paralegal with 3+ years of experience to join a large global law firm in downtown Chicago. This Litigation Paralegal must have at least 3+ years of experience supporting litigation attorneys. Responsibilities for this Litigation Paralegal include but are not limited to:

- Support the Litigation practice area in a variety of paralegal activities
- Manage complex litigation files, review documents for relevance, confidentiality, privilege etc.
- Prepare witness files, participate in and oversee document productions
- Manage large amounts of documents, work with Relativity and other database applications
- Coordinate OCR/imaging activities with our Electronic Discovery Services Department and with outside vendors
- Review and analyze documents for production, under the direct guidance of an attorney
- Categorize documents by subject matter; prepare a chronology of facts; create charts; compile calculations and statistical analyses; review transcripts for specific references
- Conduct factual research: cull relevant information from a variety of resources, such as newspapers, periodicals, library sources, case documents, trade associations, etc.
- Prepare for and attends trial: organizes exhibits, files and other supporting documents; makes arrangements for transporting and setting up files at court; at trial, take notes, handle exhibits, gather any documents referred by either counsel, denote which exhibits are marked and offered or just identified; interact with witnesses, court clerks, client, vendors, etc.
- Assist with the preparation of motions: pull relevant documents, proofread, assemble exhibits and index documents for a table of contents
- Prepare binders per witness, which can contain interview memos, digests, and relevant documents

For immediate consideration please email your resume directly to [email protected]
Requirements
Requirements for this position include:

- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- A minimum of 3+ years of litigation paralegal experience with experience in filing requirements, cite-checking and trial presentation is essential
- The ability to handle the multiple responsibilities of case management and trial preparation in a fast-paced team environment and to be detail oriented
- Familiarity with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel is required. Understanding of litigation support systems including, Case Notebook, Relativity, Sanction, strongly desired
- Proofreading and editing skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are important

For immediate consideration please email your resume directly to [email protected]al.com
Located 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 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. 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.

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