Overview

Mass Tort Litigation Paralegal

Los Angeles, CA

Summary

The Firm seeks a Litigation Paralegal to assist the Products Liability practice group in all phases of the litigation process from the initial complaint to discovery through to trial and appeal.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting attorneys in all phases of litigation including motion practice, discovery, trial and post[1]trial
  • Drafting documents/pleadings including: subpoenas, deposition notices, document requests and
  • responses, interrogatories and responses, request for admissions, affidavits/affirmations,
  • answers, notices, declarations and agreements
  • Managing large scale medical records collections and Plaintiff fact sheets.
  • Coordinating e-filing and service process with the Managing Attorney’s office for federal/state
  • court or judicial panels
  • Compiling, organizing and reviewing responsive and related production documents
  • Organizing, reviewing and managing all case documents including productions, depositions,
  • exhibits, expert reports and e-mails in designated databases
  • Cite-checking, Shepardizing, Bluebooking and proofreading court filings and related position
  • papers
  • Performing statistical and factual research and compiling data for analyses
  • Reviewing, organizing and maintaining document productions, developing and conducting key
  • word searches, drafting and maintaining privilege logs
  • Digesting/summarizing deposition and other transcripts including expert witnesses
  • Assisting in all phases of pre-trial activities including witness binders, organizing trial exhibits,
  • coordinating witness attendance at trial, and coordinating the trial logistics
  • Attending and assisting at trial/hearings including: preparing and maintaining exhibits and
  • demonstratives, tracking exhibits introduced and marked into evidence
  • Supervising junior paralegals as needed

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of law firm experience assisting on Mass Tort/Product Liability matters
  • Strong written and organizational skills
  • Experience working with records collection/maintenance vendors, such as LMI
  • Experience working with litigation databases; familiarity with Relativity is a plus
  • Ability to quickly and proactively identify and analyze problems, develop solutions and deliver
  • results
  • Ability to work well under pressure, in a team environment and handle multiple tasks efficiently
  • Available to work considerable overtime when required, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as the ability to learn
  • new software and applications.

Salary: competitive based on experience
Date Active: 10.1.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt