Litigation Paralegal

Giovanni Garay

Litigation Paralegal
Research Analyst/Paralegal
37.5 Hours per Week
Location: Watergate Complex, Washington, DC
Bachelor’s Degree required/ Paralegal certificate not required
3-5 years experience

Position Details
The Research Analyst/Paralegal will be a member of our DC office 10-person team and will be responsible for a wide variety of projects related to current and potential cases.  

As a research analyst, the applicant will be expected to perform extensive research to develop potential cases and to identify information that may support current cases, using both online resources and documents provided by clients. The position will also involve legal research in online resources such as Lexis, Westlaw, D&B, TLO, EDGAR, and other databases. Experience using document review platforms such as Relativity and Xera preferred. Training for specific platforms will be provided, but applicants must have strong technical skills. 

As a paralegal, the applicant will be expected to participate in all aspects of case management – i.e., managing case files (both electronic and physical), tracking court dates and deadlines, and maintaining electronic databases. The applicant will have the opportunity to assist in the drafting and editing of complaints, briefs and other case filings so writing skills are essential. Proficiency in Bluebook cite checking preferred, but training can be provided. Paralegals attend client meetings, government interviews, depositions, court hearings and other case-related events with the attorneys, some travel may be required.

Required skills:

Research skills
  • Analytical writing skills
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and complete all tasks on time
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and quickly acquire new skills
  • Ability to execute tasks independently with minimal instruction or oversight and to work comfortably as part of a team
Candidate will be required to clear conflicts check before employment commences.
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