Litigation Paralegal

Beacon Hill Staffing Group - Fort Lauderdale, FL (30+ days ago)3.9


A leading US law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal for its Fort Lauderdale office. Working with the firm's Product Liability Practice Group, the successful candidate should have a minimum of five (5) years of litigation paralegal experience and trial experience is required. Experience working in mass tort, product liability and/or medical device litigation is preferred. This position will assist and support all aspects of a busy litigation practice.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare pleadings and other legal documents, correspondence, and exhibits, format and proof.
  • Gather facts, documents, and evidence to assist in the initiation of legal action or motion practice.
  • Assist with discovery requests and responses; conduct document searches; collect medical records via authorization and to a much lesser extent via subpoena, organize documents and coordinate document productions, including bates-stamping, redaction, production logs, and e-discovery.
  • Maintain and search document repository and claims management databases.
  • Work with clients and class members to gather and convey information.
  • Prepare materials for oral arguments, depositions, and other litigation proceedings.
  • Prepare for trials; organize exhibits, witness materials, the trial notebook, and all other supporting documents; coordinate trial logistics.
  • File and retrieve documents on federal court database – PACER.
  • Review, analyze and summarize client and plaintiff-submitted documents.

Qualified candidates must have an in-depth knowledge of Federal court rules and procedures, experience in Relativity or a comparable database, and experience with medical records collections.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • paralegal: 5 years (Required)