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Paralegal

Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017 Full-Time

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The Washington, DC office of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP is seeking a paralegal e to support the attorneys in the firm’s Litigation groups. Experience with trial preparation/attendance and supporting attorneys engaged in litigation is required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Assist with trial preparation, including organize and index exhibits, prepare trial binders and manage document-intensive files
  • Assist with document productions and motions
  • Analyze and digest documents, depositions and trial transcripts
  • Prepare first draft of correspondence or serve as the liaison between trial team and third parties such as witnesses, clients, vendors and courtroom personnel, as requested
  • Proofread legal documents for contextual content, grammar, typographical and spelling errors
  • Online research, filing and other administrative duties, as assigned
  • Efficiently manage and catalogue client documents both internally and when using a document review platform (e.g.
  • Relativity, Axcelerate or Concordance)
  • Create demonstratives and prepare exhibits for depositions, hearings, etc. from electronic data
  • Project management, including docketing deadlines and create task lists for project completion

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 10 years of litigation or law firm experience
  • Flexibility to operate independently and in a team atmosphere with a high degree of accuracy, confidentiality and professionalism
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact well with people at all levels of the organization and some external parties (e.g. document review vendors)
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, strong judgment, initiative, integrity and be a dependable, highly motivated, team player
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Detail oriented, with above average spelling, language and grammar skills and proficient in cite checking legal documents
  • Familiarity with legal resources such as Lexis and Westlaw
  • Blue-booking and cite-checking skills a must
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Acrobat