Litigation Paralegal - Cerritos

Litigation Paralegal with strong ediscovery experience needed for an established and reputable law firm’s primary office.  The litigation paralegal is responsible for performing the full range of litigation paralegal tasks from case inception through discovery, trial, post-trial proceedings, and case closure

 Primary Litigation Paralegal duties include:

  • Manage assigned cases and their related tasks and projects from case inception through discovery, trial, post-trial proceedings, and case closure

  • Assist with client document collection and witness interviews, including preparation for same

  • Assist in propounding discovery and other statutory requests; assist attorneys with document review and production; prepare and review case files; discovery and trial documents in all aspects of case management

  • Deposition and trial preparation and support

  • Work with Litigation Support to insure that electronic files are collected, reviewed, and managed in accordance with Firm standards

  • Must be able to work overtime as required

 Qualified Litigation Paralegals should have:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of substantive litigation experience

  • Must have strong knowledge of state and federal court rules

  • E-filing experience in state and federal courts

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all facets of the litigation lifecycle: case management, document review, and trial experience

  • Proficiency in e-discovery and litigation support tools such as CaseMap, Ipro, and Relativity

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Well-organized; demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple priorities and have excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Superior client service skills

  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills and strong teamwork orientation

  • Must meet California Business & Professional Code §6450 requirements, bachelor’s degree preferred.