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Criminal Defense/Litigation Paralegal

Company: Black Srebnick
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Downtown Miami Law Firm looking for a skilled Criminal Defense/Litigation paralegal. As an experienced paralegal, you will be responsible for the coordination of all details before, during and after trial. The successful candidate will be expected to provide assistance during all phases of the litigation process including working with the clients to assemble case data, setting up the electronic file database, docketing, basic legal research, e-filing documents with the courts as required, assistance with trial prep and attending trials.Responsibilities

  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Draft basic pleadings
  • Prepare Subpoena requests and monitor responses and compliance
  • E-file as required with the courts
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, etc---)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Provide assistance with case settlement detailsSkills
    • Prior work experience as a litigation paralegal (5-7 years)
    • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices, etc---
    • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Attention to detail and strong writing and communication skills
    • Extensive computer and database expertise
    • Paralegal associates degree or other relevant certification
    • Prior experience managing large civil litigation casesJob Type: Full-timePay: $24.00 - $33.00 per hourBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • Dental insurance
      • Flexible spending account
      • Health insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 8 hour shift
        • Day shift
        • Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:Non-vaccinated employees are required to provide weekly testing results.Education:
          • Associate (Preferred)Experience:
            • Litigation: 5 years (Required)
            • Prior law firm: 5 years (Preferred)License/Certification:
              • Paralegal Certificate or degree (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Black Srebnick, Miami , Criminal Defense/Litigation Paralegal, Legal , Miami, Florida

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