Sr. Litigation Trial Paralegal

Dallas, TX 75201

Posted: 01/03/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18619 Pay Rate: 80,000

Job Description

Our very busy Law Firm client located in Dallas is looking for a 5+ year Sr. Litigation Trial Paralegal on a direct-hire basis.  This position will support attorneys in a highly motivated team environment.  This role is currently 5 days in the office.

Law Firm Profile
3 Texas offices
Full-service law firm with 15 organized practice groups
150+ attorneys
Law Firm practices across a wide range of industries in local, global, and national markets
Professional team environment
Busy litigation environment


Sr. Litigation Trial Paralegal Role
5+ years of on-the-job experience necessary to perform complex Paralegal duties in a professional setting
Manage and coordinate outsourced electronic discovery projects with vendors  
Manage case files and maintain organization throughout the litigation process
Coordinate and communicate with clients, witnesses, and other parties involved in the litigation process
Conduct legal research and cite check using Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis
Conduct case filing research using PACER and state court websites
Draft discovery requests, correspondence, and other legal documents
Assist attorneys in preparing for and attending hearings, mediations, arbitrations, depositions, and trials 
Create trial notebooks, witness notebooks and exhibit binders
Coordinate with courtroom deputies, court reporters and other court personnel
Proficient using Trial Director or similar trial presentation software
Correspond with experts regarding schedules and document review 
Proficient using Relativity, CS Disco and similar document review platforms
Assist with preparing and filing documents with state and federal courts, including e-Filing and PACER
Experience managing medium to large-scale document reviews and productions
Communicate with legal team to define requirements, organization, and management of projects involving case-related documents and data
Provide technical support at the beginning of each case and manage the transition to the legal team
Capable of working with a variety of assigned attorneys and practice groups areas as needed
Work with or receive training by a Senior Paralegal at the Firm
    
Sr. Litigation Trial Paralegal Background Profile
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat
Knowledge of working and coordinate with Litigation Support teams on ESI collection and electronic discovery related matters
Strong project management skills, detail oriented and able to handle multiple priorities
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Law Firm Benefits and Features 
Medical
Dental 
Vision
Long-term disability
Short-term disability
Life insurance
Critical and Accidental Insurance 
Identity Protection Services 
HSA Employer Contribution 
401(k)
PTO
This position is currently 5 days in the office

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. The client cannot sponsor any visas.

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.
 

 

Job Requirements

Prep for trial, exhibits, intake to courthouse, run large databases

Meet Your Recruiter

Becky Campbell

Becky's areas of legal specialization include senior attorneys, associate attorneys, corporate attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries. More specifically, she has placed litigation attorneys, personal injury attorneys, corporate attorneys, intellectual property secretaries, litigation secretaries, and litigation paralegals among many other legal positions.

Becky has impeccable communication skills and is always on top of her game when talking to law firm partners, office managers, and high-profile candidates. Her laid-back personality makes it easy for her to connect and get along with all kinds of people. She has a witty sense of humor that always lightens the mood and makes conversation easy. Her wit coupled with her industrious spirit is what has made her a huge success in her career.

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