litigation paralegal in virginia beach

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job type
permanent
salary
US$ 40,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
virginia beach, virginia
job category
Legal
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 40,000 per year
reference number
S_662617
phone
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job description

Our client in Virginia Beach is hiring a Litigation Paralegal with 3 years experience in Personal Injury Law.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Perform paralegal duties and responsibilities as directed by group leader and other attorneys in assigned substantive practice group.
Demonstrate strong organizational and writing skills.
Research, analyze and summarize law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, constitutions, legal codes and law-related information relevant to practice area.
Research, investigate, analyze and summarize facts and factual issues relevant to practice area.
Receive and follow complex instructions.
Draft and prepare legal documents appropriate to practice area.
Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines.
Establish priorities and work concurrently on a variety of projects.
Perform all assignments in strict compliance with ethical guidelines governing the practice of law.
Demonstrate good teamwork skills within and among practice groups, offices and firm to facilitate efficient delivery of legal services.
Consistently exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
Use initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimum supervision.
Direct and coordinate activities of law office support personnel as assigned.
Participate in the training and professional development of other paralegals in routine practice elements.

Responsibilities:
Conduct PACER research and run PACER reports.
Works with litigation databases, including conducting searches, loading transcripts, and coding documents.
Assist in deposition preparation, including preparation of deposition notebooks.
Organize and monitor the maintenance of large matter files, i.e. correct and timely filing of correspondence, pleadings, transcripts and other case materials.
Number and stamp documents for document productions, trial exhibits and trial notebooks.
Copy and code documents in large document production performed inside or outside the office.
Organize, chronologize, categorize and index documents, or other legal documents.
Proofread documents.
Assist with trial organization.
Retrieve public records and/or obtain public records from online sources or directly from government institutions.
Summarize simple depositions or other legal documents.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, legal and legislative documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Ability to draft motions, briefs, memoranda and pleadings that conform to prescribed style and format.
Ability to effectively present information to senior level attorneys, top management, clients and peer groups.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of legal and technical instructions in diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor??s degree, and/or a certificate of completion from a paralegal training program, American Bar Association (ABA) approval preferred.

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skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, legal and legislative documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

qualification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Ability to draft motions, briefs, memoranda and pleadings that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to senior level attorneys, top management, clients and peer groups. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of legal and technical instructions in diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor??s degree, and/or a certificate of completion from a paralegal training program, American Bar Association (ABA) approval preferred.

responsibilities

Conduct PACER research and run PACER reports. Works with litigation databases, including conducting searches, loading transcripts, and coding documents. Assist in deposition preparation, including preparation of deposition notebooks. Organize and monitor the maintenance of large matter files, i.e. correct and timely filing of correspondence, pleadings, transcripts and other case materials. Number and stamp documents for document productions, trial exhibits and trial notebooks. Copy and code documents in large document production performed inside or outside the office. Organize, chronologize, categorize and index documents, or other legal documents. Proofread documents. Assist with trial organization. Retrieve public records and/or obtain public records from online sources or directly from government institutions. Summarize simple depositions or other legal documents.

educational requirements

Bachelors