Litigation Paralegal (High Exposure)
Location:
San Jose , California
Posted:
December 15, 2017
Reference:
170007JI



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Job Summary

Assists the attorneys in answering interrogatories and preparing motions, complaints, briefs and other legal documents; and performs all types of legal support work assigned research as permitted by the rules of the State Bar.

Essential Job Functions


  • Assists attorneys in answering interrogatories; interviews clients and reduces answers to writing; reviews work with attorneys and prepares answers in final form.
  • Obtains, reviews and summarizes medical records at the direction of trial attorneys and has them reviewed by experts as necessary; and arranges for medical examinations.
  • Assists attorneys in preparing motions, and researches legal points in connection therewith.
  • Assists attorneys in interviewing witnesses preparatory to and during trials as necessary.
  • Assists attorneys in preparing documents and evidence for trial. Performs other functions as assigned.



Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 20 lbs. Maximum, seeing, and speaking.

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment.

Education Requirements

Four-year college degree and the completion of an accredited paralegal program, or the completion of at least one year of law school.

Experience Requirements

One year as a paralegal or one year claims experience.

Special Skill Requirement

None required.

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