Phoenix AZ
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Litigation Paralegal (Phoenix)

CM Legal

Litigation Paralegal

Our client’s Phoenix office seeks a Paralegal with 8+ years of experience to support their litigation team. This practice handles commercial litigation, construction, insurance, product & general liability, environmental/toxic tort, and professional liability defense matters. The opportunity, in this interesting and unique practice, is suited to someone who thrives within a busy, stimulating and fast-paced team environment.

Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and sending assorted pleadings and documents to counsel, courts and clients as needed, such as routine correspondence, deposition notices, briefs, motions, orders, petitions, and discovery;
  • Filing and service of all documents;
  • Managing scheduling order deadlines for multiple cases filed in various jurisdictions, both state and federal and ensure calendar is accurately maintained;
  • Maintain a very busy caseload;
  • Draft, update and maintain spreadsheets to track status of cases;
  • Assisting in document review, organization and production and prepare privilege logs;
  • Assisting with depositions, exhibit preparation and digesting deposition transcripts;
  • General case maintenance (organization of files such as correspondence, pleadings, discovery, etc.);
  • Reviewing court dockets and electronic filing notifications; Assist counsel with all phases of litigation (pre-trial, trial and post-trial).
  • Preparation of pleadings, discovery demands, discovery responses, trial lists, and other litigation documents
  • Intake and organization of voluminous document production received from clients, opposing parties, and non-parties

Required Qualifications

  • Litigation experience is required for this position;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Familiarity with Court websites and efiling procedures;
  • Well-developed organization and time management skills
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive information;
  • Ability to gracefully work under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • Flexibility and adapts well to changes in workload;
  • Strong academic credentials;
  • Willing and able to learn new software;
  • Intellectual curiosity.

 

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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