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Litigation Paralegal

Company: Littler Mendelson
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

At Littler, we understand that workplace issues can't wait. With access to more than 1,600 employment attorneys in 100 offices around the world, our clients don't have to. We aim to go beyond best practices, creating solutions that help clients navigate a complex business world. What's distinct about our approach? With deep experience and resources that are local, everywhere, we are fully focused on your business. With a diverse team of the brightest minds, we foster a culture that celebrates original thinking. And with powerful proprietary technology, we disrupt the status quo-delivering groundbreaking innovation that prepares employers not just for what's happening today, but for what's likely to happen tomorrow. For over 75 years, our firm has harnessed these strengths to offer fresh perspectives on each matter we advise, litigate, mediate, and negotiate. Because at Littler, we're fueled by ingenuity and inspired by you.General Summary: Experienced litigation paralegal works under the supervision of an attorney, the Paralegal assists attorneys and other paralegals in all stages of the litigation process. Must be able to work independent of direct supervision and have sufficient skills to allow for successful problem-solving. Must apply online at: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: "Essential Functions" are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the employer.

  • Initial review of case to assist attorneys' evaluation of case. Draft case chronologies, "cast of characters", answers and other pleadings; oversee receipt and intake of client documents.
  • Handle the written and documentary discovery process. Draft discovery requests and responses for attorney review, coordinate production of documentary responses, review sufficiency of written and documentary responses. Attend document production, interact with client to obtain pertinent documents.
  • Coordinate and handle deposition process. Coordinate and schedule lay and expert depositions, draft deposition outlines and select potential exhibits for attorney review, select relevant material for expert review, attend depositions, summarize transcripts. Prepare and serve subpoenas; arrange for court reporters/video technicians.
  • Coordinate creation of litigation support database. Coordinate the creation of database in-house or litigation support firms, coordinate receipt and transfer of documents.
  • Assist in factual investigations. Assist in or coordinate with investigators witnesses searches, interview clients, employees, or third party witnesses, conduct public records searches, review and summarize employment and medical records for attorney review.
  • Coordinate and assist in trial preparation. Coordinate compilation of trial binders, trial exhibits, demonstrative exhibits, coordinate arrangements for equipment and use of offsite trial facilities; assist with preparation of motions in limine, jury instructions, witness and exhibit lists.
  • Perform basic non legal and medical research, utilizing library books, on line research tools and internet, cite checking and shepardizing.
  • File maintenance within Firm standard. Prepare files for storage or return to client.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
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Keywords: Littler Mendelson, Anchorage , Litigation Paralegal, Legal , Anchorage, Alaska

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