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Litigation Paralegal

Posted Mar 21
Full Time
On Site
Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Description

  • **Only those lawfully authorized to work in the designated country associated with the position will be considered.**
  • **Please note that all Position start dates and duration are estimates and may be reduced or lengthened based upon a client’s business needs and requirements.**

LITIGATION PARALEGAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills:
  • Prior litigation paralegal experience (including but not limited to experience in preparing discovery responses, drafting pleadings, etc.). – 5 years
  • Prior working exp. w/DoxPop and MyCase. – 1 year
  • Able to work independently with excellent attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to establish effective and cooperative working relationships.
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other basic computer skills.
Desired Skills:
  • Prior working experience in a State Government Agency.
  • Prior working exp. w/Action Step case management system.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Serves as a contact in Central Office for the Litigation Team, answering phones, scheduling attorney meetings and other logistical arrangements and handling any litigation-related mail in Central Office.
  • Serves as a resource and screener for legal/litigation issues and questions arising in all the Districts and Central Office, and when necessary, directs legal issues to the appropriate resources within the Legal Division.
  • Serves as a principal Litigation Team contact with outside counsel for matters in litigation or pre-litigation.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of Litigation Team files in case management system, including directing intake of new matters, opening files in case management system, tracking down additional information needed by attorneys to process requests for legal assistance, maintenance of any paper working files as needed and uploading/organizing pleadings/notices/discovery /correspondence/etc. in each matter in the case management system.
  • Responsible for paralegal functions including drafting, editing and finalizing simple pleadings, correspondence, and other various legal documents requested by the attorneys.
  • Locating and gathering information and documents responsive to discovery requests for review by attorneys and outside counsel.
  • Managing, responding to and tracking tort claim notices for the Litigation Team, including coordinating notices with the Office of the Attorney General.
  • Assist attorneys in follow-up and tracking status of litigation, discovery, non-party requests for production and other matters for all Districts and Central Office, including assisting with gathering signatures and reviewing documents to be disclosed depending on responsiveness and confidentiality.
  • File and document organization and retention in accordance with Legal Division guidance for Central Office.
  • Reviewing online court dockets for all litigation of the Team.
  • Evaluate all new online court docket entries, uploading and distributing to our Team recent pleadings and court orders.
  • Calendar all new critical dates for all litigation of the Team, providing notice to our Team attorneys.
  • File/serve documents and pleadings.
  • Update the Team’s case management system with information/deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Our case management system is called ActionStep.

 

Benefits:

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Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender (expression or identity), national origin, arrest and conviction records, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.).