Litigation Paralegal - posted 5/16/18

Litigation Paralegal - posted 5/16/18

Company Name: 
Akerman
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Fort Lauerdale
FL
Salary Range: 
70K plus based upon experience
Job Summary: 
Responsibilities include: • Prepare pleadings and other legal documents, correspondence, and exhibits, format and proof. • Gather facts, documents, and evidence to assist in the initiation of legal action or motion practice. • Assist with discovery requests and responses; conduct document searches; collect medical records via authorization and to a much lesser extent via subpoena, organize documents and coordinate document productions, including bates-stamping, redaction, production logs, and e-discovery. • Maintain and search document repository and claims management databases. • Work with clients and class members to gather and convey information. • Prepare materials for oral arguments, depositions, and other litigation proceedings. • Prepare for trials; organize exhibits, witness materials, the trial notebook, and all other supporting documents; coordinate trial logistics. • File and retrieve documents on federal court database – PACER. • Review, analyze and summarize client and plaintiff-submitted documents.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
Litigation Paralegal for its Fort Lauderdale office. Working with the firm's Product Liability Practice Group/litigation group the successful candidate should have a minimum of five (5) years of litigation paralegal experience and trial experience is required. This position will assist and support all aspects of a busy litigation practice.
Application Process: 
submit resume to barbara.margolies@akerman.com
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: 
We offer excellent compensation and benefit package