Fort Lauderdale FL
Legal

Paralegal

CM Legal

Paralegal
Overview
Our client has an opportunity at their firm to gain vital experience while supporting under-served members of your community.  If you are passionate about helping others, they have the perfect role for you.  They are looking for a Paralegal with law firm experience to support their Justice for Kids division. The case load is comprised of civil litigation files with a focus on representing child victims (Plaintiff side).
 
The paralegal should be familiar with analyzing records and other case specific material; preparing exhibits, pleadings, and discovery; creating presentations for mediation, arbitration, and trial; handling file organization, investigations, and research; have knowledge in litigation software programs; collaborating with the trial attorney; and be able to attend mediations, arbitrations, and trials lasting 1-3 weeks on an as needed basis to be determined by the attorney.
 
Responsibilities

  1. Aiding at trial, including assistance with exhibits, visual evidence, and editing video deposition testimony
  2. Preparation of routine and/or complex legal documents for review by attorneys
  3. Reviews, organizes, and summarizes reports and other case materials
  4. Drafting pleadings, subpoenas, discovery requests and responses, correspondence, interrogatories/answers, notices of examination under oath, and other legal documents
  5. Assisting in deposition preparation, pre-trial investigations, trial preparation, including assistance with preparation of witnesses for deposition and/or trial
  6. Preparation of deposition and trial binders
  7. Preparation of exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial
  8. Liaison with experts

 
Qualifications:
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree and/or 2 years of personal injury litigation experience (Plaintiff preferred but not a must)
High attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Paralegal Certification Preferred  

 

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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