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Litigation Paralegal in Dallas, TX at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    345998

Job Description

SNI Companies has partnered with a reputable law firm in Dallas looking to add a Litigation Paralegal with a focus on Intellectual Property to their team. This position requires candidates that maintain high energy, a positive attitude and are highly organized.
Responsibilities:

  • Assist in drafting of initial pleadings, including discovery, briefs, memos and findings of facts, etc.
  • Support attorneys in significant litigation and/or other trial-related matters, to include assistance with trial research, preparation, and presentation; prepare affidavits, gather and organize evidence and other information, and draft position statements or briefs for such proceedings.
  • Establish, organize and maintain pleading boards, attorney trial notebooks, expert witness notebooks, document indexes and lists. Devise file organization scheme and supervise file maintenance, prepare privilege logs. Prepare exhibits and schedules.
  • Preparation of areas of inquiry or questions for attorneys to use during depositions and trial.
  • Perform assigned legal research tasks using all available resources including libraries and computer data systems.
  • Assist with investigations- both documentary and witness interviews.
  • Manage document productions, prepare exhibits and coordinate demonstrative evidence for hearings and trials, cite check and finalize briefs.
  • Summarize depositions, transcripts and records. Prepare case summaries, chronologies, correspondence and memorandum.
  • Design computer adaption for documents and deposition testimony including key word index for ease of retrieval.
  • Attend and contribute to organization and strategy meetings.
  • Act as the sounding board, the right hand, the confidant of the attorney with whom they are working so as to glean a good understanding of the facts, issues, problems and direction to be pursued in order to reach the ultimate goal set.
  • When appropriate, act as liaison between attorney and client so as to better cement client confidence.


Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or Paralegal Certification required
  • 5-7 years' experience within Litigation at a large law firm, preferably with an emphasis on Intellectual Property
  • Ability to utilize digital litigation support and electronic document production application
  • Experience in Compulaw, Lotus Notes, Lexis, Westlaw and Adobe platforms
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal court rules, litigation, procedures and discovery processes, including electronic discovery


Candidates that meet the above stated requirements should apply directly for immediate consideration.