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Civil Litigation Paralegals provide support to the trial team by coordinating details of litigation processes. Essential responsibilities a Civil Litigation Paralegal should be able to complete are conducting investigations, drafting documents, following schedules, collecting relevant information, and offering assistance with case settlements. Those interested in a Civil Litigation Paralegal career usually list the following qualifications in their resumes: legal knowledge, court procedures familiarity, being able to work in a fast-paced environment, and computer competences. Eligible example resumes mention a paralegal Associate’s Degree.

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Civil Litigation Paralegal

  • Edited and prepared documents for filing and service in federal and California state courts.
  • Communicated effectively with clients, opposing counsel and service vendors.
  • Coordinated firm calendar for attorney appearances and case deadlines.
  • Maintained case management files, court docket and discovery index.
  • Drafted various pleadings, discovery and correspondence.
  • Researched and summarized case law into memorandum format.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Electrical Engineering
2

Civil Litigation Paralegal

  • Meet Monthly billing goal of $40,500.
  • Status updates to client every 30 days as required by client contract. Complete spreadsheet reports for client conference calls every two weeks. Give chronology of the files and action to move files to Judgment.
  • Schedule hearings, mediations Case Management Conferences with Clerk and Opposing Counsel. Complete Paralegal review of file, draft Case Brief for attorney review. Research applicable case law.
  • Review loss mitigation and non-retention files to determine file status and next course of action and negotiate possible resolution.
  • Maintain client contact through phone calls, emails, faxes, and scheduled office meetings. Responsible for attorney calendar.
  • Trial preparation and Post Judgment file maintenance including closing file and client disengagement letters. Filing appeals and appellate procedures. Negotiate settlement options on behalf of client.
  • Manage tasking system in Pro Law daily including all discovery tasks and carrying between 300-600 file case load.
  • Draft pleadings from case initiation Complaint, Amended Complaint, Summons, Discovery and Responses to Discovery Requests through Final Judgment and Post Trial maintenance including closing files and client disengagement letters. Areas of Law: Civil Litigation, Foreclosure.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Paralegal Studies
3

Civil Litigation Paralegal

  • Evaluate claims, conduct research, and draft status reports to clients throughout all phases of litigation
  • Prepare written discovery requests and coordinate document production
  • Review and analyze medical, employment and educational records and draft memorandum regarding same
  • Draft discovery motions including for court orders and to compel production of pertinent documents in a variety of jurisdictions including, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and U.S. District Court.
  • Attend depositions and draft summaries of transcripts for use in trial preparation and settlement negotiation
  • Retain expert witnesses and communicate regarding case strategy and medical history
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Real Estate/ Civil Litigation Paralegal

  • Research Westlaw, LexisNexis, and other related websites.
  • Drafting pleadings, file pleadings in Magistrate, State, Superior, and Federal Courts.
  • Maintaining client relations as the first point of contact.
  • Analyzing situations and preparing evaluations for the senior attorney as well as junior
  • Maintain a pose and professional attitude with managing an extremely large and high
  • Analyzing statutes and related case law.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Paralegal
AS
Paralegal Studies
BS
Business Management
5

Civil Litigation Paralegal

  • Assist attorneys with research, investigations, preparation and filing of pleadings and discovery, deposition preparation, exhibit preparation and hearing/trial preparation
  • Assist attorneys with the preparation, filing and serving of briefs by checking
  • Assist attorneys with review, organization and maintenance of discovery and document productions
  • Assist attorneys with management and review of e-discovery documents through database management software
  • Assist attorneys at hearings, trials and arbitrations with exhibit preparation and management, and preparing and operating trial presentation software
  • Provide legal and administrative support for Litigation Department
  • Conduct basic research employing online resources such as Westlaw and LexisNexis
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
C
Civil Litigation
BA
History
6

Civil Litigation Paralegal

  • Case Manager for all New York State Civil and Supreme Court Litigation cases.
  • Researched various legal and regulatory sources in order to evaluate routine and/or complex requests. Analyzed case information to identify pertinent issues to administrative claims, in civil complaints for litigation such as: Summons & Complaint, Judgments, Satisfaction of Judgments, Judgment after Inquest, Stipulation of Settlement, Confession of Judgment, Preparation and Execution of Income and Property Execution, Bank Subpoenas, Transcript of Judgments. Gathering and coordination case material for trials, and preparation for examination before trial and all other civil litigation issues.
  • Communicate with attorneys, clerks, and all other parties related to cases.
  • Screened telephone calls, schedule appointments, filing court documents and other general office duties.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Paralegal Studies / Legal Secretary
C
How To Own And Operate Your Own Small Business
AA
Science

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