Paralegal- Commercial Litigation

San Francisco, CA 94105

Job Type: Legal Administrator Job Number: 6649 Salary Range: $70,000-$100,000

Job Description

Our client is Hiring for a Commercial Litigation Paralegal. 

Essential Functions

Case Management:
  • Collaborate with attorneys to manage and organize litigation cases from inception to conclusion
  • Maintain and update case files, including pleadings, discovery documents, correspondence, and exhibits
  • Prepare and manage case timelines, calendars, and deadlines to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate with external parties, such as clients, witnesses, experts, and opposing counsel, as necessary
Legal Research And Analysis
  • Conduct comprehensive legal research using various online and offline resources to gather relevant information including Lexis and Westlaw
  • Analyze legal issues, statutes, regulations, and case precedents to support case strategy and decision-making
  • Summarize and present research findings to attorneys in a clear and concise manner
Document Management
  • Draft, proofread, and edit legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, and affidavits
  • Cite check briefs and prepare table of authorities
  • Assist with the preparation and filing of court documents, ensuring adherence to court rules and procedures
  • Organize and maintain electronic and physical document databases, ensuring confidentiality and easy retrieval
Discovery And Investigation
  • Assist in the preparation and response to discovery requests, including document production and interrogatories.
  • Coordinate and manage document review processes, often involving large volumes of data.
  • Utilize automated eDiscovery review systems including Relativity, CaseMap/TimeMap, West Case Notebook, among others
  • Assist in conducting investigations, including locating and interviewing witnesses, and gathering relevant evidence.
Trial Support
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for trials, hearings, and depositions.
  • Organize and manage trial exhibits, witness lists, and other trial-related materials.
  • Provide on-site support during trials, including managing exhibits, coordinating witnesses, and assisting with courtroom technology.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved school preferred
  • Three years of paralegal experience

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AJ Townsend

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