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In this Paralegal role, you will have the following activities, duties, and functions: Works under the direction of Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor Following established guidelines, gathers, prepares, summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in preparation of opinions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts; and maintains case files Performs simple legal research and indexes Tracks and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial Assists attorneys in a courtroom; prepares exhibit cross-references Screens documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria Performs initial compilation of documents for FOIA or production requests, subject to review by superiors and trial staff As the successful Paralegal, you will possess the following requirements: A Paralegal Certificate An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COTR At least one year of litigation paralegal experience is required; trial experience will be very helpful Automated litigation support experience is very helpful Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation system sufficient to perform basic legal research Requires excellent written and oral communication skills; thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw; and should have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications including word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important
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