Litigation Paralegal

Atlanta, GA 30302

Job Type: Paralegal Job Number: 7022 Salary Range: $70,000-$83,000

Job Description

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Collecting, organizing, and producing documents in response to various types of discovery requests
  • Collecting, analyzing, and maintaining factual information in centralized repositories
  • Prepare pleadings, discovery, and discovery responses under the supervision of the assigning attorney
  • File and e-file pleadings in federal, state, and appellate courts
  • Docket court filing deadlines and scheduling orders
  • Draft and coordinate service of subpoenas in state and federal courts
  • Availability to attend both in-state and out-of-state trials lasting one or more weeks
  • Availability to work overtime as required to service litigation needs
  • Responsible for managing case litigation calendars and maintaining litigation files, including electronic files and databases
  • Prepare for and schedule depositions
  • Prepare for and attend hearings and trials, including preparation of trial exhibits and coordination of trial set-up and logistics, including courtroom technology
  • Routine client contact
  • Assist senior paralegals as requested
  • Provide case management support, including monitoring and follow-up on case calendars, filing deadlines, and paper and electronic docket research
  • Communicate effectively with attorneys, clients, witnesses, court personnel, and opposing counsel
Required skills:
  • Must have thorough knowledge of federal and state statutes, court rules, forms, processes, and procedures relating to evidence and trial practice
  • Must possess research skills, including knowledge of electronic search technology and litigation databases;
  • Experience with programs such as Relativity, CaseMap, TextMap, Trial Director, Summation, and Concordance/ iPro is considered a plus
  • Ability to work independently, be a self-starter and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and self-initiation

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