Litigation Paralegal resume samples

Litigation Paralegals provide support to attorneys during the litigation process by getting involved in all phases: investigation, pleadings, trial, settlement and appeal. Litigation Paralegals can be considered the attorneys' right hand, as they help them prepare court appearances. The requirements that a good Litigation Paralegal resume sample needs to comply with are research, preparing documents, providing trial support and being familiar litigation cases procedures. Based on our findings, Litigation Paralegals resumes showcase a paralegal degree or legal studies.


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Litigation Paralegal

Performed basic document and file organization, indexing, coding, data entry and searches

  • Created and maintained production logs, case binders and other records assigned
  • Performed document quality control, redactions and labeling
  • Maintained client / matter specific libraries in hardcopy or electronic format
  • Learned and utilized the firm's technology, including firm-wide applications as well as applications specific to the relevant practice group.
  • Prepared Interview binders for upcoming depositions
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
10
months
at this job
C
Research
BS
Public Administration
2

Litigation Paralegal

Drafted and edited Pleadings and collected Discovery documents for the firm (civil and criminal cases), corresponded with opposing counsel, and took dictations.

  • Created spreadsheets to track client billing and submitted invoices to clients.
  • Managed client intake and discovery processes.
  • Researched case materials and reviewed deposition transcripts in preparation for trials.
  • Negotiated and corresponded with insurance adjusters for personal injury cases to reach settlement.
  • Provided legal and administrative assistance for mediations, depositions, and trials.
  • Filed legal documents in City, State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts.
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Paralegal Studies
BA
Communications
3

Litigation Paralegal/legal Assistant

Managed and responsible for a case load of up to 450 heavily litigated files up to trial and sale

  • Drafted legal documents including responses to answers to complaints, pleadings, responses to interrogatories and request for production, affidavits, motions, notices, subpoenas, etc.
  • Proven ability to perform autonomously with little supervision while demonstrating sound judgment
  • Scheduled and maintained calendar of hearings, appointments, depositions, meetings, and deadlines
  • Collaborated with major clients and outside counsel on a daily basis providing status updates, requests and negotiating settlements via email and/or client systems
CANDIDATE INFO
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Paralegal
Legal Studies
4

Litigation Paralegal

Paralegal for a small litigation firm specializing in liability insurance defense, medical malpractice, asbestos and personal injury law.

  • Researched case law on the conflict of law, choice of law and forum state.
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, correspondence to clients, insurance companies, and opposition.
  • Managed case files and office billings on a weekly to monthly basis.
  • Obtained medical records and bills from healthcare facilities and insurance carriers.
  • Assisted in securing life-size plaintiff's exhibits for trial securing a $1 million dollar judgment.
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Paralegal Studies
C
Paralegal Studies
BS
Legal Studies
5

Litigation Paralegal

Drafted legal documents including correspondence, pleadings, discovery and affidavits.

  • Served as liaison between clients, opposing counsel, witnesses and court personnel.
  • Involved in all aspects of litigation support including legal research, factual investigation, asset research, medical records and deposition summaries and trial preparation.
  • Assisted with trial to include managed trial exhibits, prepared trial notebooks and expert binders and communicate with experts and fact witnesses.
  • Provided support on several large, document intensive cases in state and federal courts.
CANDIDATE INFO
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Business Administration/accounting
6

Litigation Paralegal

Assisted 7 attorneys at busy civil litigation firm in preparing for depositions, hearings and trial

  • Conducted research for securities cases using LexisNexis and EDGAR and filed documents in State and Federal Courts
  • Managed all case files and evidence both electronically and in hard copy through stages of discovery, litigation and trial
  • Proofread, edited, and cite checked briefs and affidavits extensively, and routinely performed service of process
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
Science And Mathematics
Economics And History
7

Litigation Paralegal

Practice areas included medical malpractice, product liability, insurance, health care, toxic tort, general commercial liability, and criminal defense litigation.

  • Worked in all phases of litigation support, case and document management, preparation and coordination of discovery, trial preparation and trial
  • Acquired, organized and analyzed medical, corporate, employment and other case- related records
  • Conducted witness interviews, extensive interaction with clients, experts and lay witnesses, both orally and through written communication
  • Drafted and prepared general pleadings and other legal documents
CANDIDATE INFO
29
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Business Administration
Business Administration
Paralegal Studies
8

Litigation Paralegal

Prepared and filed motions and/or orders for judges' signatures, as well as, prepared and responded to discovery pleadings including interrogatories, request for admissions, and document productions.

  • Retrieved medical records, prepared medical records summaries and chronologies and calculated medical specials.
  • Managed time entry software, prepared billing statements, financial reports, and fulfilled and/or exceeded billable hour requirements.
  • Conducted legal research and acquired working knowledge of Washington State Court rules.
  • Scheduled depositions, arbitrations, and mediations and court appearances, as well as managed docket.
  • Prepared documents, exhibits, and other demonstrative evidence for trial and arbitration.
  • Interviewed and took statements from clients and witnesses.
  • Worked independently with little supervision.
CANDIDATE INFO
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Paralegal Studies
BA
Business Administration
9

Litigation Paralegal

Sole paralegal for a litigation team regarding medical malpractice, employment, and breach of contract matters. Also provided support to the workers' compensation attorneys.

  • Responsible for analyzing client documents; drafting litigation pleadings, and organized client meetings to review case status.
  • Coordinated hearings, depositions and trials
  • Designed, drafted, and marketed firm promotional materials.
  • Coordinated, designed and managed legal seminars, including guest lists, venue and caterer.
CANDIDATE INFO
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Paralegal
BS
Criminal Justice And Criminology
10

Litigation Paralegal

  • Daily maintenance of approximately 70 complex cases throughout the course of litigation.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and summarized medical records and deposition transcripts.
  • Assisted in preparation for trial including compilation of trial notebooks.
  • Performed electronic filings in State and Federal Courts.
  • Managed litigation database with updates and logging of incoming time sensitive discovery documents.
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science (aas)
BS
Justice Studies - Criminal Justice (gpa - 36)

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