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Business Litigation Paralegal (DFM #239)

Job Type: Paralegal
Location: Dallas, TX
Company: Confidential
Salary: $75,000-$90,000 DOE

Job Description

A large, full-service law firm with offices across the U.S., is in search of a full-time, non-exempt, Business Litigation Paralegal to join their downtown Dallas office. The firm is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service. Driven by their core values of integrity, innovation, and diversity, the firm collaborates and works in a welcoming, fast-paced, and inclusive environment!

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience and embark on a rewarding career path? Then this position is for you! You will work directly with attorneys and assist case teams throughout all phases of litigation including preparation and trial. If you possess a high level of professionalism, excellent organizational skills, and proficiency in litigation support software, take the next step and apply for this exciting position that offers opportunities for professional development. After an initial period of training, this position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule!

The firm offers a competitive benefit package along with a hybrid work schedule after an initial period of training! Billable hours are 1600-1650 per year.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Requirements

  • Assists with all aspects of deposition and other discovery preparation, trial preparation, pre-trial compliance, preparation for jury voir dire, trial, post-trial and appellate proceedings, including preparation for oral arguments, case strategy conferences and preparation and filing of motions and briefs electronically or manually.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and drafts discovery requests and responses, subpoenas, notices and other court pleadings and documents, including summarizing transcripts and records.
  • Identifies, collects, and organizes factual evidence, including deposition and witness outlines, and deposition and trial exhibits.
  • Creates organizational systems, including the preparation of annotated binders, for case documents.
  • Cite-checks and blue-books briefs and prepares exhibits for same.
  • Maintains familiarity with court filing procedures, local rules, and individual practices of judges assigned on matters.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree (or higher) or a Paralegal Certification required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Substantial equivalent experience in Litigation will be considered in lieu of education.
  • At least three (3)+ years of experience in the Litigation practice area is required.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe and Relativity is a plus!
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