Litigation Paralegal

San Diego, California
Litigation Paralegal
San Diego, CA
Competitive Pay and Benefits


The Litigation Paralegal will support attorneys working on a variety of commercial litigation matters pending in State and Federal courts throughout California.

Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities:
  • Prepare drafts of pleadings, notices, and motions for filings in state and federal court
  • Assist in the preparation of deposition notices and deposition materials
  • Organize and maintain case files, including indexing and filing documents
  • Coordinate with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel for interviews and depositions
  • Track and manage discovery, including document productions and e-discovery
  • Manage deadlines and ensure timely filing of court documents, including e-filing

Litigation Paralegal Requirements:
  • 2 or 4-year degree and paralegal certificate preferred; may substitute work experience for education level
  • Minimum of 8 years of commercial litigation experience in a law firm setting (defense side)
  • Strong knowledge of CA state courts and federal court rules and procedures
  • Experience with all aspects of pre-trial preparation and trial support, including trial support software (Trial Director or similar program)
  • Proficiency in case preparation from start to finish, and the understanding of a paralegal's role in the litigation life cycle
  • Experience with document production and discovery
  • Strong critical thinking and organizational skills with the ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • A high attention to detail and the ability to take ownership over projects
  • A positive attitude and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Proficiency in legal research tools, and document management and document review systems (Westlaw, iManage, and Nuix/fka Ringtail strongly preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
 

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