Los Angeles CA

Litigation Paralegal

CM Legal

Litigation Paralegal
Our client is seeking a Paralegal for its Los Angeles office.

Under the direction and supervision of attorneys, paralegals are expected to provide advanced, complex assistance in support of client case teams.

  • 5+ years of paralegal or other relevant experience.


  • Prepare and maintain (or oversee maintenance of) case files, indices and chronologies.
  • Assemble and organize requested materials for attorney or client review.
  • Utilize a variety of computer applications, including Filesite (DeskSite) integration, word processing, spreadsheets, databases (such as document review and file management systems), and imaging in discovery and case management.
  • Assist in document production process, including review for production and/or privilege, tagging and redaction, preparing privilege and redaction logs, and assisting with logistics and coordination utilizing document review tools, and quality control of productions.
  • Utilize internet file transfer, document security/encryption, and best practices in client data management.
  • Interact with E-Discovery vendors, vendor management, and quality control.
  • Draft correspondence, memoranda or pleadings.
  • Perform investigative and background research, including witness location, and cases/legal authority gathering.
  • Create and maintain databases of documents and information.
  • Review and analyze documents, data, and depositions as required by team attorneys and/or clients.
  • Assist at and in preparation for depositions of fact and expert witnesses.
  • Coordinate preparation of motions and briefs including proofreading, cite-checking (if applicable), assembly of exhibits, filing and service.
  • Assist at and with preparation for trial including gathering documents to be used as trial exhibits, preparation of witness binders, deposition designations, review and organization of materials for use by team attorneys, preparation of electronic presentations, and coordination with litigation support personnel.
  • Organize work rooms.
  • Liaise with internal firm departments and outside sources to gather information and data.
  • Provide proactive management of larger cases, including coordination of support efforts and preparing for upcoming events.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Annual billable hours is 1600 (excluding overtime from calculations).


  • Bachelor’s Degree or paralegal certificate required.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.


  • Demonstrates proficiency, skills and knowledge of the position as well as a commitment to continuous improvement and development.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Effectively anticipates, monitors, and meets the needs of internal and/or external clients in a timely manner that delivers high quality service.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the firm’s strategic goals and mission. Serves as a role model and promotes a positive work environment that values diversity by inspiring trust, confidence, motivation to succeed, and the firm’s core values.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, type and handle light lifting.

The expected salary range for this position is between $100,000 and $120,000. The actual base salary offered will depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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