Litigation Trial Paralegal - posted 3/4/19

Litigation Trial Paralegal - posted 3/4/19

Company Name: 
Dykema
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Dallas
TX
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

Dykema's Dallas office has an opening for a Litigation Paralegal with a minimum of five years of paralegal experience. ABA approved paralegal degree preferred. The ideal applicant will have experience with civil trials, products liability and commercial litigation nationwide. This position requires interaction with clients, vendors, outside counsel, and lawyers and staff in other Dykema offices; therefore, effective oral and written communication is essential. Additional desired skills and experience include:

  • Strong technology experience, including Relativity, Trial Director, PowerPoint, Excel and e-filing (federal and state);
  • LexisNexis, cite-checking and bluebook proficient;
  • Experience with trial preparation, managing logistics and providing assistance at trial;
  • Experience drafting pleadings, routine motions, responses to discovery, assembling appendices for motions and/or appellate practice;
  • Experience developing graphics, electronic presentations and preparing exhibits;
  • Extensive knowledge of ESI protocol and e-discovery procedures and experience working with Litigation Support departments and/or vendor professionals;
  • Experience managing document intensive files, performing substantive document reviews, preparing and tracking productions;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Thrive in a team-driven environment;
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and delegate when necessary;
  • Preference for TBLS, NALA or NFPA specialized certifications;
  • Availability for overtime and travel for trial.
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Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
March 31 2019
Additional Information: 
Competitive salary and benefits package, including transportation stipend. Qualified candidates should forward cover letter, including salary expectations and resume to: April Booth Paralegal Manager Email to ParalegalSupport@dykema.com Fax: 313-447-2514 EOE