Top Litigation Paralegal Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Litigation Paralegal. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Litigation Paralegal resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.8% of Litigation Paralegal resumes contained Trial Preparation as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Litigation Paralegal actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Litigation Paralegal resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Initiated and tracked non-party production and other written discovery; drafted correspondence and pleadings and performed trial preparation.
  • Located, investigated and interviewed potential case witnesses and assisted in deposition and trial preparation of witnesses.
  • Performed remote and office-based investigations, trial preparation, discovery and administrative support to five attorneys.
  • Provided litigation related logistics, including legal discovery, research, trial preparation and support.
  • Assisted in deposition, hearing and trial preparations, including questions for testimony and cross-examination.
  • Assisted in all aspects of litigation management including document preparation, trial preparation and support.
  • Created and administered case specific database for efficient and continuous case management and trial preparation.
  • Oversee all attorney documentation and responsibilities that range from case evaluation to trial preparation.
  • Collaborate with attorneys and paralegals to design most effective review and trial preparation strategies.
  • Participated in extensive trial preparation representing a billion-dollar corporation in a patent litigation suit.
  • Helped ensure attorney trial preparation by organizing, calendaring, and monitoring required pretrial tasks
  • Provided administrative and legal support services to two attorneys, including trial preparation.
  • Summarized depositions and assisted attorneys with all phases of discovery and trial preparation.
  • Participated in all phases of discovery, arbitration/trial preparation and post-trial matter wind-up.
  • Managed numerous files from summarizing and preparing analysis letters through trial preparation.
  • Assisted in trial preparation by contacting witnesses and gathering information for exhibits.
  • Prepared electronic and traditional paper case files for specific trial preparation tasks.
  • Created excel spreadsheets to organize pertinent information needed for trial preparation.
  • Assisted with trial preparation by assisting in depositions and interviewing witnesses.
  • Generated discovery and other court documents and assisted in trial preparation.

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3. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Supported attorneys in the entire litigation process handling civil litigation and employment law matters; and handled administration and office management.
  • Reviewed, organized and indexed documents, records, depositions and exhibits related to various medical malpractice and civil litigation matters.
  • Managed a large civil litigation caseload including suits, non-judicial foreclosures, personal property foreclosures, evictions and post-judgment collections.
  • Support company counsel in defense of civil litigation matters involving claims for personal injury and property damages using Litigation Protocols.
  • Contacted clients for necessary additional documents and indexed all client documents for personal injury and civil litigation cases.
  • Assisted attorneys with administrative and paralegal duties in various areas of Insurance Defense and Civil Litigation.
  • Provided legal support for partners and associates focusing on Civil Litigation and Product liability matters.
  • Schedule and maintain calendar for attorneys incident to civil litigation, bankruptcy and foreclosure matters.
  • Managed commercial litigation division and legal administration for a diverse commercial and civil litigation firm.
  • Manage complex, document-intensive medical malpractice and civil litigation cases from inception through disposition.
  • Drafted civil litigation procedural notices and motions, attorney declarations, and proposed orders.
  • Case managed and supervised document intensive civil litigation cases from discovery through trial.
  • Provide support to managing partner in busy litigation practice focusing in civil litigation.
  • Reviewed deposition testimonies; sorted and organized documents and exhibits for civil litigation.
  • Constructed exhibits for briefs and summary judgment motions and civil litigation trial preparation.
  • Supported two additional partners specializing in products liability and insurance defense civil litigation.
  • Performed research, database management and trial preparation for civil litigation cases.
  • Coordinated administrative tasks and details necessary for preparing for civil litigation trials.
  • Assisted Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment attorneys in civil litigation matters.
  • Contract Paralegal performing various job assignments in Civil Litigation and Corporate Law.

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4. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Draft correspondence, maintained database, retained outside counsel and communicated with internal clients and external customers.
  • Led budget oversight activity by updating and implementing Outside Counsel & Mandatory Billing Guidelines as process improvement.
  • Hired by InterTrust General Counsel to serve as lead paralegal supporting patent infringement action against Microsoft Corporation.
  • Assist counsel with preparing responses to contested foreclosure issues provide documentation and information for discovery request.
  • Assisted litigation counsel in preparing pretrial discovery documents and related brief exhibits for submission to court.
  • Review and analyze discovery documents produced by opposing counsel, and prepare responses when necessary.
  • Prepared discovery documents in paper and electronic form in response to opposing counsel requests.
  • Assisted counsel with trademark matters from conception through exploitation, including prosecution and administration.
  • Interpreted for clients during depositions to ensure veracity of opposing counsel's interpreter.
  • Managed attorney calendar, set contested foreclosure hearings and coordinated with opposing counsel.
  • Draft settlement agreements, general releases and confidentiality agreements for in-house counsel review.
  • Worked with opposing counsel and vendors to expedite electronic discovery and review.
  • Prepared responses to opposing counsel generated status reports and transcribed recorded depositions.
  • Retained local counsel nationwide to handle domesticated judgments for the corporation.
  • Corresponded and communicated with opposing counsels and staff regarding cases.
  • Managed and coordinated discovery with local counsel in several states.
  • Coordinated all communication between liaison counsel and various steering committees.
  • Corresponded with outside counsel regarding complaints for collection matters.
  • Provide support to Senior Litigation Counsel and Litigation Manager.
  • Reviewed questionnaires for accuracy before served to defense counsel.

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5. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Performed medical records procurement and analysis; prepared medical chronologies and summaries, drafting documents and scheduling of independent medical examinations.
  • Coordinated efforts with co-counsel to schedule various depositions and various contacts with medical providers regarding medical records to subpoena.
  • Review expert reports upon receipt to confirm accuracy of experts citation to the medical records and exposure information provided.
  • Reviewed medical records, analyzed the etiology content, and prepared specialized medical summary reports for retention.
  • Reviewed medical records, summarize medical information, and update medical information into a medical chronology spreadsheet.
  • Review and analysis of incoming discovery; including comparative analysts of produced documents and medical records.
  • Prepare concise chronological medical summaries based on the review and assessment of voluminous medical records.
  • Analyze and interpret complex medical records and promotional marketing materials from top Forbes-100 Pharmaceutical companies.
  • Prepared chronologies of medical records and viewing investigation videos for attorneys in preparation for trial.
  • Review and summarize deposition testimony, hearing transcripts, medical records, and investigative materials.
  • Requested and reviewed medical records in medical malpractice and personal injury insurance defense cases.
  • Prepared relevant correspondence, medical records requests, third-party, and Medicare lien notification.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and compiled medical records for answers and responses to interrogatories/production.
  • Develop matrices and input analyses of medical records, discovery responses and deposition testimony.
  • Analyze medical records in order to determine evidence or absence of professional negligence.
  • Collected medical records and interfaced with medical administrative staff in Personal Injury matters.
  • Performed medical records procurement and analysis; prepared medical chronologies and medical summaries.
  • Summarized large amounts of medical records in connection with asbestos litigation claims.
  • Reviewed, prepared and summarized expert testimony, medical records and depositions.
  • Analyzed and summarized various forms of documentation, statements and medical records.

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6. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Perform new-client intakes and preliminary analysis of personal injury cases to facilitate attorney review.
  • Negotiate and corresponded with insurance adjusters for personal injury cases to reach settlement.
  • Organized medical documents and bills in personal injury cases and prepared summary.
  • Investigated and discovered vital information for product liability and personal injury cases.
  • Requested medical records and prepared settlement packages for personal injury cases.
  • Prepared personal injury cases from conception to court-ordered mediation.
  • Prepared and organized personal injury cases for trial presentation.
  • Negotiated and settled personal injury cases.
  • Managed over forty personal injury cases.
  • Analyzed personal injury cases for settlement.
  • Prepare civil court filings and prepare and answer discovery for Nursing Home cases, Medical Malpractice cases and Personal Injury cases.
  • Assisted the attorney in the evaluation of plaintiff personal injury cases and medical malpractice cases to determine legal matter.
  • Involved in all aspects of personal injury cases, from initial client contact to submission of the settlement brochure.
  • Managed clients' personal injury cases such as auto accidents, dog bites, and slip and falls.
  • Drafted Complaints for Personal Injury cases, Draft and serve Discovery, Draft Motions, Order Medical Records.
  • Settle personal injury cases by submitting demand letters, outlining medical summaries, treatment and case analysis.
  • Assist in preparation of insurance defense/personal injury cases for trial, attend trial and coordinate mock trials.
  • Organized and executed an extensive court calendar with up to 75 personal injury cases daily.
  • Prepared and participated in trials including worker's compensation, construction and personal injury cases.
  • Assisted attorneys with Fraud, Fiduciary Duty, Domestic Relations & Personal Injury cases.

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7. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Supported complex litigation in both state and federal courts, including managing voluminous discovery files and providing in-trail support.
  • Researched and updated staff on revised filing procedures in state/federal courts.
  • Filed documents electronically and manually with state and federal courts.
  • Maintained a high level of accuracy with the constantly changing rules of the county and federal courts in Missouri and Kansas.
  • Assisted attorneys with research and cite-checking for Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, 3d, Chapter 54, Sanctions.
  • Supported attorneys with e-filing documents with state and federal courts; and coordinate team-specific calendars for critical dates and deadlines.
  • Traveled to Massachusetts state and federal courts to file, research, and obtain real estate title information, etc.
  • Prepare pleadings, motions, orders, and other documents for attorney review and filing in state and federal courts.
  • Worked with state and federal courts of California, and with local police, state police, and U.S. Marshall.
  • Utilized presentation software to assist with exhibit and witness presentation in dozens of trials in both state and federal courts.
  • Edited and cite checked briefs and articles for accuracy prior to submission to State and Federal Courts and publishers.
  • Drafted a variety of legal documents for filing, service, and recording in state and federal courts.
  • Draft pleadings for filing in the Court's Electronic Filing System for Common Pleas Court and Federal Courts.
  • Performed legal research and kept updates with the procedures used by local, state, and federal courts.
  • Draft and file motions, petitions, and other responsive documents in state, appellate and federal courts.
  • Draft, revise, and file pleading & discovery documents with various Midwestern circuit and federal courts.
  • Filed numerous complaints and timely responded to multiple sets of discovery in both state and federal courts.
  • Prepare and file legal documents with the state and federal courts utilizing the Electronic Case Filing system.
  • Support attorneys specializing in antitrust and government contracts litigation in the U.S. claims court and federal courts.
  • Assisted attorneys with complex filings in cases, including electronic filings in state and federal courts.

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8. Document Production

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Here's how Document Production is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Developed new methods of organizing departmental work-flow, resulting in substantial reduction of time from file opening to final document production.
  • Assist attorneys with document production and organization, including bates numbering, indexing and coordinating document production with document management system.
  • Managed electronic document production and transcript databases; assisted with deposition preparation; researched and compiled background literature on relevant patents.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and summarized written discovery, document productions and non-party records in composing case chronologies and client reports.
  • Managed various projects for high stakes patent infringement litigation group, including document production, deposition preparation and court filings.
  • Analyzed multiple document productions to identify client attorney privilege for organization into witness files and preparation of privilege logs.
  • Assisted senior partner with set up of coding large-scale document production including imaging of several gigabytes of electronic data.
  • Prepared for trial by organizing case exhibits and evidence, supervising document production, preparing document/ privilege logs.
  • Review client documents and code specific pertinent and critical information into Concordance for use in preparing document productions.
  • Supervised and participated in large volume document production for a high profile lawsuit involving settlement disputes.
  • Organized all documents relating to the discovery process, including full responsibility for document productions.
  • Supervised document retrieval and document production, coordinated with external legal counsel in litigation matters.
  • Supervised approximately 20 paralegals, upwards to 50 paralegals and secretaries on various document productions.
  • Conducted fact investigations, legal research, document productions, review and summarized analysis.
  • Create and manage multiple Summation and Relativity databases and manage large document productions.
  • Maintain disposition transcripts and document production/exhibit logs and prepare privilege and redaction logs.
  • Managed document productions and databases, including Concordance and Relativity, among others.
  • Managed multiple complex litigation and arbitration projects that included document production and review.
  • Organized document production projects and entered coding sheet data into Summation database.
  • Aided in e-discovery and document production, reviewed transcripts and prepared exhibits.

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9. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Attended settlement conferences and small claims court hearings to assist Japanese-speaking clients for effectively communicating with judges.
  • Implemented and maintained litigation calendar for office attorneys and handle necessary file preparation for court hearings.
  • Process emergency court hearings assignment.
  • Performed service of process duties including attendance in court hearings; answered calendar calls in Motion Submission Part in state court.
  • Represented the firm at local defense counsel meetings, court hearings, etc., in cases filed in numerous jurisdictions.
  • Maintained firm's calendar, including scheduling teleconferences, client meetings, depositions, court hearings and filing deadlines.
  • Prepare tables, charts and other graphic illustrations of salient facts for client meetings, settlement conferences and court hearings
  • Maintain calendar of court dates, case management deadlines and schedule court hearings and conferences and coordinate deposition scheduling.
  • Organized motion and opposing papers for respective court hearings, attended motion hearings and assisted handling attorneys.
  • Created several efficient Excel spreadsheets to track and organize litigation files, due dates and court hearings.
  • Coordinated logistics of depositions and court hearings; secured court reporters, process servers, and couriers.
  • Collect state and federal case law and assist attorneys with drafting motions and preparing for court hearings.
  • Subpoenaed records, calendared court hearings, appearances, due dates for records and discovery responses.
  • Prepared reference documents from discovery materials to assist with depositions, court hearings, and presentations.
  • Attended court hearings and sat second chair with attorney to assist and observe bench trials.
  • Assist attorneys in litigation, court documents, scheduling of court hearings and hearing preparation.
  • Scheduled, docketed and tracked all court hearings, deposition proceedings and various other deadlines.
  • Attended court hearings and trials when necessary to assist attorneys in the course of litigation.
  • Attend various court hearings and trials for fact gathering pertaining to associated cases.
  • Attended all necessary court hearings with attorneys for the asbestos litigation department.

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10. Affidavits

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Here's how Affidavits is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Drafted correspondence, pleadings, discovery documents, financial affidavits and child support guidelines for complex equitable distribution matters.
  • Drafted documents including answers to discovery, interrogatories, jury instructions, summons/complaints, affidavits and petitions.
  • Prepared qualified domestic relation orders, financial affidavits, and verification of corporate and personal banking accounts.
  • Prepare demand packages and assist with insurance claim settlements/negotiation, financial affidavits and child support worksheets.
  • Drafted legal documents in asbestos cases including responses to interrogatories and requests for production and affidavits.
  • Drafted legal correspondence, pleadings, affidavits, stipulations including motion for summary/default judgment.
  • Collaborated with underwriters to establish insurance policy coverage history and affidavits for court hearings.
  • Researched and drafted motions and oppositions, affidavits and other related discovery pleadings.
  • Drafted discovery documents, correspondence, pleadings, interrogatories, subpoenas and affidavits.
  • Identified and coordinated company witnesses for interviews, depositions, and affidavits.
  • Filed legal documents in court and electronically and prepared affidavits of service.
  • Draft propounded discovery, discovery responses, deposition notices, affidavits.
  • Investigate Cases, incorporated site visits, drafted statement/witness affidavits.
  • Identified appropriate deponents and corporate trial witnesses; coordinated affidavits.
  • Review and direct execution of affidavits and discovery responses.
  • Drafted declarations and affidavits for summary judgment motions.
  • Prepared affidavits, subpoenas and other legal documents.
  • Draft affidavits and prepare discovery documents and responses.
  • Prepared affidavits of documents and maintained files.
  • Draft discovery requests, affidavits and correspondence.

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11. Premises Liability

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Here's how Premises Liability is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Provide paralegal support in caseload including products liability, personal injury, premises liability, and construction defect.
  • Provided legal support to three attorneys with high-volume caseloads in the areas of automobile negligence and premises liability
  • Responded to discovery requests in personal injury, premises liability, product liability and employment liability litigation.
  • Conduct initial interviews of potential clients involving Motor Vehicle Accidents and Premises Liability.
  • Prepared settlement authority memorandums associated with premises liability and animal health matters.
  • Developed master trial calendar/follow-up system for General/Premises Liability and Employment Law Departments.
  • Assisted with discovery for asbestos premises liability nationwide.
  • Contract, gaming, construction defect, product and premises liability, employment, fraud, corporate, probate, entertainment.
  • Experience in product defect, tractor trailer/ auto accidents, refinery explosions, Jones Act and premises liability.
  • Worked on premises liability, mass tort, wrongful death, and construction-site personal injury matters.
  • Supported attorneys in civil litigation, personal injury, premises liability, and family law.
  • Supported sole practioner in all aspects of personal injury practice: including worker's compensation, motor vehicle and premises liability.
  • Background checks Maintain contact with high profile clients with premises liability cases and/or product liability cases.
  • Contract Assignment) Conducted client interviews and assisted counsel with case viability assessments for personal injury and premises liability claims.

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12. Medical Malpractice

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Here's how Medical Malpractice is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Interviewed potential personal injury and medical malpractice clients and conducted legal and medical research and assigned to an attorney as appropriate.
  • Worked with Senior Partner in general litigation matters, specializing in medical malpractice, aviation, environmental and product liability.
  • Interview potential clients and witnesses for medical malpractice and personal injury claims including preparation of reports for attorney review.
  • Provided paralegal support to several attorneys in defense litigation including insurance claims, medical malpractice claims and civil matters.
  • Prepared document production for responses to discovery relating to medical malpractice, personal injury, and commercial cases.
  • Provided contract litigation services (medical malpractice and product liability) for two national news-making class-action lawsuits.
  • Conducted medical malpractice and administration procedures and corresponded with the courts regarding medical malpractice matters.
  • Provide detailed administrative and legal support to attorneys providing complex and efficient medical malpractice defense.
  • Specialized in personal injury, medical malpractice, workers compensation and mass tort litigation.
  • Handled numerous matters concerned with medical malpractice defense, insurance coverage claims and litigation.
  • Provided comprehensive assistance for national cases including medical malpractice and construction defect cases.
  • Provided medical malpractice paralegal services to Medical Malpractice defense counsel by contract.
  • Provided paralegal support to senior litigation staff preparing medical malpractice defense cases.
  • Specialized in areas of product liability, medical malpractice and personal injury.
  • Assisted attorneys in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury litigation.
  • Experienced in personal injury, catastrophic injury and medical malpractice law.
  • Worked on personal injury, medical malpractice and general litigation cases.
  • Lead Litigation Paralegal in medical malpractice & personal injury.
  • Managed case load of approximately 15 medical malpractice lawsuits.
  • Reviewed confidential material regarding medical malpractice and product liability.

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13. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Provided exceptional legal and administrative support to 8 litigation attorneys at a multifaceted law firm.
  • Document review for a nationally recognized law firm regarding defending an antitrust claim.
  • Contract position providing paralegal support to Intellectual Property division of law firm.
  • Participated in labor-management & health and safety meetings with law firm management.
  • Provided legal support services in 32-member litigation department in a corporate law firm
  • Provide paralegal assistance to twenty attorneys in an international law firm.
  • Excelled in providing solo administrative support to five-attorney law firm.
  • Performed litigation paralegal functions for a mid-sized law firm.
  • Experience in full service law firm specializing in Commercial, Intellectual Property, Construction, Labor & Employment and General Litigation.
  • Act as Liaison between attorneys, clients, various internal departments, law firms, government agencies, and outside vendors.
  • Served as paralegal to the Managing Partner of the Litigation Department for the entire firm of this top 100 law firm.
  • Provided litigation and case-management support for full-service law firm with over 1,000 attorneys in North America, Europe, and Asia.
  • Scheduled depositions, interfaced with defense law firms and the court system for scheduling of hearings, depositions, and other meetings
  • Provided legal support for a busy law firm specializing in the areas of foreclosures, real estate and estate planning.
  • Managed case load of up to 300 heavily litigated files up to the trial stage for personal injury law firm.
  • Lead paralegal for a general practice law firm, with a focus on personal injury and workman's compensation cases.
  • Assist Partner of Law firm in all aspects of aviation, maritime, personal injury, and medical malpractice cases.
  • Provided paralegal services that specialized in large class action cases for top law firms from Philadelphia to New York City.
  • Set up annual and quarterly board meetings, not only for the law firm but for clients as well.
  • Act as liaison with other law firms, as well as various Indiana and surrounding states county court clerks.

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14. Document Review

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Here's how Document Review is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Performed document reviews and classifications, and screened documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.
  • Generated case correspondence, performed initial client consultations, executed document review/production, and prepared files for trial.
  • Assisted attorneys and paralegals in case development by organizing court papers and production documents and performing document review.
  • Conducted document review, including coding documents by issue for responsiveness based on opposing counsel's requests for production
  • Document review utilizing Relativity Analyzed and coded documents for confidentiality Redact confidential information from documents including Excel Spreadsheets
  • Assisted attorneys in discovery requests; preparation of interrogatories and document review in dissolution of marriage case.
  • Facilitated counsel in executing document review and in overseeing production along with deposition preparation and discovery responses.
  • Implemented electronic discovery strategies to encompass platform selection, data collection, document review and production.
  • Perform document reviews for litigation and regulatory matters, coding for both responsiveness and relevance.
  • Conducted discovery and document review; digested depositions and circumstantial evidence to create case summaries.
  • Conducted document reviews to determine relevancy, privileges, and responsiveness to document requests.
  • Coordinate and supervise data collection and document review for mediation and trial preparation.
  • Aided in all aspects of trial preparation including information gathering and document review.
  • Introduced discovery research software, document review technology and other case management tools.
  • Managed six-person coding team in complex document review associated with hip implant litigation.
  • Supervised the discovery document review team and performed discovery review for litigation cases.
  • Assisted attorneys with trial preparation by conducting legal research and document reviews for depositions
  • Assisted attorneys with initial document review; reviewed documents for privilege and responsiveness.
  • Conducted complex searches for documents produced in discovery in electronic document review systems.
  • Utilize Relativity to conduct document review to locate documents responsive to discovery requests.

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15. Deposition Summaries

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Here's how Deposition Summaries is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Maintain discovery indexes, organize voluminous case files, calendar discovery deadlines, documents for production and prepare deposition summaries
  • Drafted deposition summaries and prepared summaries of discovery responses received for insurance defense and medical malpractice cases.
  • Review depositions, complete deposition summaries, and prepare exhibit documents for review by supervising attorney.
  • Follow up and respond to discovery requests, prepare deposition summaries and subpoena necessary documents.
  • Facilitated the logistics for interviewing witnesses for depositions and prepared notebooks and deposition summaries.
  • Help attorney write and prepare deposition summaries and documentation for trial preparation.
  • Attended depositions to provide additional support to attorneys and generated deposition summaries.
  • Performed case summary and analysis, deposition scheduling, and deposition summaries.
  • Prepared deposition summaries and traveled to attended document productions as needed.
  • Assisted in preparing witnesses for deposition/ created deposition summaries.
  • Assisted with deposition preparation and with preparing deposition summaries.
  • Reviewed medical records, prepare deposition summaries.
  • Prepared Deposition Summaries and compiled trial notebooks.
  • Prepare extensive deposition summaries and case analyses.
  • Attended depositions and dictated deposition summaries.
  • Prepared expert deposition summaries for attorneys.
  • Prepared deposition summaries, Legal Memorandums.
  • Summarized medical records, reviewed x-rays, drafted deposition summaries, drafted chronologies and drafted x-ray reports where efficiency was important.
  • Conducted legal research, analyze issues and craft legal research memos and client presentations or expert witness and expert deposition summaries.
  • Drafted deposition summaries and prepared trial notebooks, witness files and compiled exhibits and demonstrative evidence for use at trial.

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16. Plaintiff

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Here's how Plaintiff is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared requests for discovery to plaintiffs and prepared answers to plaintiff's discovery requests, including preparation of attached exhibits.
  • Attend trial, document plaintiff/defendant testimony for cross examination/closing arguments and assist attorney with jury searches and exhibit markings.
  • Reviewed and analyzed depositions for information regarding Plaintiff's past job history and exposure to different types of asbestos.
  • Drafted correspondence in hospital administrators, plaintiff employers and government agencies to obtain additional records required in medical department.
  • Compiled and indexed trial exhibits, created damage estimate reports using employment/financial records and projections for plaintiffs.
  • Lead paralegal on Mass Tort Multi-District Litigation product-liability case involving medical device manufacturer and 250 plus plaintiffs.
  • Supported attorneys in organizing and coordinating plaintiff discovery records primarily related to Product Liability Litigation.
  • Collaborated with IP litigation counsel in pretrial discovery analysis and response to plaintiff counsel.
  • Reviewed plaintiffs' voluminous medical records to determine chemical exposure and possible settlement offers.
  • Analyzed medical records for documentation regarding plaintiff's medical history and asbestos exposure.
  • Provided paralegal support with emphasis on Plaintiff personal injury and medical malpractice claims.
  • Corresponded with multiple plaintiff counsel attorneys regarding the discovery aspect of the litigation.
  • Prepare defendant's verification of responses to accompany responses to plaintiff's interrogatories.
  • Summarize depositions of medical experts, engineering experts, professional/administrative personnel and plaintiffs.
  • Compiled critically selected evidence to propound and respond to plaintiff discovery requests.
  • Assisted clients in responding to propounded discovery for plaintiff personal injury firm
  • Drafted responses to plaintiff's product identification interrogatories and document requests.
  • Specialize in Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation.
  • Managed plaintiff and defense personal injury and medical malpractice cases.
  • Located and interviewed Plaintiff's co-workers to obtain exposure information.

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17. Lexis

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Here's how Lexis is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Conduct various fact research/investigation/jury verdict research utilizing WestLaw, LexisNexis and Law Bulletin; -.
  • Researched articles and newspaper clippings through Lexis-Nexis database.
  • Performed legal research using Lexis-Nexis.
  • Conducted factual & basic legal research using computer data bases such as Lexis, Nexis, Pacer and various court websites.
  • Completed all conflicts reports, processed search requests, updated client matters, performed affiliation research using Lexis Nexis and Google.
  • Maintained a web-based system based on Lexis Nexis, CaseMap, supporting 500 plus cases and four lawyers.
  • Conducted research as requested by attorneys, utilizing WestLaw and LEXIS-NEXIS and monitored and searched cases through PACER.
  • Utilized various legal software programs, including WESTLAW, LEXIS, SAGA and file and time management tools.
  • Obtained docket reports and online research as needed to update case files and folders via PACER and LexisNexis.
  • Researched cases on LexisNexis, edited and cite-checked briefs, added tables of contents and authorities.
  • Conducted Lexis background searches for information pertaining to potential litigants prior to the filing of lawsuits.
  • Conduct legal research / background checks as needed, using WestLaw Next and Lexis Nexis.
  • Completed asset/property searches using LexisNexis and other online tools to access and view public records.
  • Filed motions and pleadings electronically with the U.S. Superior court through Lexis Nexis, monitor.
  • Utilized the Lexis-Nexis operation system to assist Civil Law Attorney with case related research.
  • Track and meet critical deadlines utilizing Excel, Microsoft Word and LexisNexis CaseMap tools.
  • File in State of Ohio for clients using both conventional and Lexis Nexis filings.
  • Gained experience on Conversion, Discovery and Nutshell programs, Information America and Lexis.
  • Conduct research through LexisNexis to obtain information on defendants and for case law.
  • Conducted Lexis searches to locate hundreds of class members to subpoena for trial.

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18. Demand Letters

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Here's how Demand Letters is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Collected and reviewed medical records, police reports and insurance information for demand letters and negotiations.
  • Prepared demand letters and gathering medical records.
  • Drafted discovery and other pleadings, demand letters, managed critical case deadlines, coordinated discovery in multiple complex litigation cases.
  • Drafted written discovery, demand letters, mediation statements, deposition page-line summaries, subpoenas, medical records requests.
  • Drafted demand letters, notices of rights, and writs of execution to assist attorney in collection efforts.
  • Managed cases, conducted discovery, drafted complaints, motions and replies, briefs, settlement demand letters.
  • Analyzed client ledgers for past due assessments, prepared demand letters, lien letters, claims of lien.
  • Prepare exhibits for trial (demand letters, payment history, mortgage and note, etc.).
  • Drafted motions, judgments, discovery, subpoenas, correspondence, demand letters, and discovery responses.
  • Processed property damage claims, PIP applications, demand letters, settlement sheets and other related forms.
  • Drafted complex documents including demand letters, research memos, complaints, pleadings and discovery.
  • Informed borrowers via demand letters of obligation to pay delinquent assessments as owner of property.
  • Compose demand letters and settlement forms to compel insurance companies to process outstanding claims.
  • Drafted initial demand letters, offer and acceptance letters, settlements statements and invoices.
  • Prepare Demand letters and also monitor collections for the firm and payment plans.
  • Prepared demand letters, acquired medical records, billing invoices and medical liens.
  • Drafted demand letters, Motions to Restore, Summons & Complaints, Affidavits.
  • Draft notices of non-compliance, complaints, demand letters, and settlement agreements.
  • Drafted demand letters to the debtors per the creditor client's request.
  • Construct and file court pleadings, demand letters and letters of representation.

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19. Insurance Defense

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Here's how Insurance Defense is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Provide paralegal and legal administrative support to attorneys in insurance defense, client litigation, commercial litigation, and condemnation cases.
  • Assisted local counsel in nation-wide state and federal jurisdiction with all phases of insurance defense litigation including settlement transactions.
  • Specialized in Insurance Defense litigation, particularly focusing on Construction Law, and wrongful death and/or traumatic injury.
  • Drafted pleadings and reviewed medial records for an insurance defense firm specializing in medical malpractice and personal injury.
  • Work as a medical malpractice paralegal in cases involving medical malpractice, insurance defense and personal injury.
  • Practice areas of general litigation emphasizing insurance defense, commercial litigation, and construction defect claims.
  • Organized and summarized all medical and employment records for personal injury and insurance defense cases.
  • Worked for named partner on Insurance defense of Medical Malpractice cases filed against physicians/hospitals.
  • Specialized in tort litigation, personal injury, insurance defense, and governmental immunity.
  • Case matters were primarily general tort liability, employment/insurance defense and worker's compensation.
  • Prepared and analyzed various documents for discovery and trial preparation for insurance defense litigation.
  • Supported multiple partners and associates in insurance defense litigation and mass litigation lawsuits.
  • Managed heavy insurance defense litigation of general liability cases from inception to resolution.
  • Managed large volume of medical malpractice and personal injury insurance defense files.
  • Managed caseload of approximately 80 automobile insurance defense cases at any time.
  • Assist attorneys specializing in Insurance Defense/Workers Compensation as well as plaintiff cases.
  • Provided Paralegal support to 4 attorneys handling complex insurance defense litigation lawsuits.
  • Served as assistant to Solo Practitioner handling heavy insurance defense practice.
  • Assisted attorneys with insurance defense litigation; prepared responses to discovery requests
  • Assisted attorneys in all aspects of insurance defense litigation and trial preparation

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20. Expert Witnesses

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Here's how Expert Witnesses is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared and organized deposition exhibits for both fact and expert witnesses and coordinated deposition schedules with witnesses and court reporting services.
  • Assist expert witnesses in preparation of Expert Reports by reviewing documents maintained on document database and identifying relevant supporting facts.
  • Worked with expert witnesses and assisted with the preparation of expert reports including identifying and organizing supporting documents.
  • Conduct extensive background investigations of claimants/plaintiffs and expert witnesses utilizing online resources including social networking sites.
  • Manage and coordinate expert witnesses regarding written reports and subsequent depositions and trial attendance.
  • Conducted medical research, engaged medical experts and corresponded with expert witnesses.
  • Retained and worked directly with expert witnesses regarding opinions and trial testimony.
  • Conducted initial investigation, interviewed witnesses, and coordinated expert witnesses.
  • Summarized depositions of expert witnesses and witnesses.
  • Communicated with expert witnesses regarding documents.
  • Assisted with preparation for trial, including preparing witnesses, original loan documents, and coordinating travel with various expert witnesses.
  • Prepare Designation of Expert Witnesses, Initial Disclosure Statement, Trial Notebooks, and perform various other litigation tasks as needed.
  • Worked closely with clients, co-counsel, court reporters, firm secretaries, judicial staff, outside consultants/expert witnesses and vendors.
  • Identified and located expert witnesses, prepared complaints for attorney review, motions, responses to motions and proposed orders.
  • Located and interviewed percipient, family, co-worker, and expert witnesses and prepared each for deposition and trial testimony.
  • Conduct extensive background research pertaining to opposing parties, counsel and expert witnesses and draft comprehensive reports regarding the same.
  • Key liaison among internal departments and outside agencies to subpoena documents and witnesses, secure expert witnesses and negotiate settlements.
  • Communicated with opposing counsel, co-counsel, clients, expert witnesses, and court personnel on a daily basis.
  • Arranged for trial dates, court appearances (including clients and witnesses), and medical and expert witnesses.
  • Performed legal research using LexisNexis, filed and organization all medical files and researched jury verdicts for expert witnesses.

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21. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Reviewed and monitored various bankruptcy court dockets * Electronic filing of litigation matters * Prepared hearing binders for court appearances
  • Managed company non-insured litigation, including but not limited to commercial litigation, labor relations and bankruptcy matters.
  • Participated in subpoena responses which included E-room tracking, and Excel spreadsheets for large adversary proceeding/bankruptcy litigation.
  • Coordinated scheduling of expert depositions and filed Workers' Compensation and asbestos bankruptcy trust claims.
  • Handled foreclosure, collection and bankruptcy matters - Knowledge of Homeowners Association and Condominium Association law
  • Established Compliance Standards for internal and external use for efficiency in Bankruptcy and Foreclosure proceedings.
  • Handled defensive and protective litigation and all bankruptcy matters (non-adversary and adversarial).
  • Assisted on complex bankruptcy and securities litigation matters focusing on regulation and fraud allegations.
  • Organized and prepared periodic professional fee applications for services rendered to Bankruptcy Court.
  • Supported attorney in Bankruptcy, Special Investigations, Product liability and Tort litigation.
  • Assisted attorneys with complex federal and appellate litigation involving bankruptcy and business matters.
  • Coordinated outside counsel support staff and internal resources during Litigation and Bankruptcy.
  • Interacted with clients while preparing their bankruptcy petition or creditor harassment strategy.
  • Reviewed loan documents, contracts/agreements, bankruptcy petitions/schedules, and document production.
  • Coordinated with settlement and bankruptcy departments to facilitate settlements and claims.
  • Assisted attorneys at court proceedings, including federal court bankruptcy litigation.
  • Gathered and organized relevant client medical records for bankruptcy claim submission.
  • Prepared Chapter 7 bankruptcy petitions from opening to final disposition.
  • Prepared and E-filed documents necessary for a successful Bankruptcy case.
  • Utilized computerized bankruptcy and litigation techniques and software when applicable.

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22. Litigation Support

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Here's how Litigation Support is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Communicated daily with litigation support vendors regarding hardware and software performance, document conversion, and preparation of documents for electronic database
  • Involved in all aspects of litigation support including research, medical record analysis, investigation, document management and trial preparation.
  • Enable legal team to knowledgeably identify and use litigation support technology for effective and in-depth document management and discovery productions.
  • Maintained open communication with various firm members regarding Litigation Support and how Litigation Support can better assist attorneys and paralegals.
  • Created and maintained litigation support systems for the patent litigation department including Relativity and LiveNote databases and shared internal systems.
  • Assisted one Litigation Partner and two Litigation Associates in the Insurance and Commercial Litigation Department with litigation support as requested.
  • Provide litigation support to managing attorney, including document management, legal research, drafting and summarizing of documents.
  • Provided litigation support in a variety of cases including pharmaceutical, products liability, SEC litigation and commercial litigation.
  • Work closely with litigation support team to develop electronic document database to maintain relevant case files and document productions.
  • Involved in all aspects of Intellectual Property litigation support including legal research, document management and hearing preparation.
  • Instituted and managed electronic database and developed related litigation support department in Chicago office, utilizing Summation software.
  • Manage calendar for litigation deadlines* Coordinate and manage services with outside vendors including litigation support companies and court reporters
  • Utilize electronic discovery procedures and software while performing litigation support tasks including filing pleadings and other documents electronically.
  • Define key issues to develop case administration strategy encompassing all facets of litigation support and case management.
  • Provided litigation support by assisting with case investigations, including gathering of agency information and subpoena responses.
  • Managed and maintained litigation support systems and presented alternatives regarding most effective technologies to manage client matters.
  • Provided litigation support to attorneys for sophisticated clients in complex litigation matters in federal and state courts.
  • Provided litigation support to attorneys, senior-paralegals and support staff with emphases on complex and commercial litigation.
  • Coordinated with Litigation Support to set up and maintain internal case databases and prepare electronic productions.
  • Coordinated litigation support for document processing, review, data loading, designing and implementing databases.

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23. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepare and transcribe report letters to various insurance companies periodically and assist attorneys in preparation of Litigation Development Report.
  • Liaised with insurance companies concerning insurance claims, negotiated settlements and prepared settlement agreements.
  • Prepared litigation reports for attorneys and insurance companies; and interviewed clients and witnesses
  • Reviewed and analyzed correspondence, subpoenas and settlement documents provided by insurance companies.
  • Prepare reimbursement requests to insurance companies regarding products liability losses.
  • Prepare status reports to insurance companies regarding open litigation.
  • Worked with insurance companies to attain pertinent information.
  • Helped negotiate settlement offers with insurance companies.
  • Involved in-person statements with insurance companies.
  • Assisted in keeping accurate and routinely updated lists of information for medical providers, insurance companies, and other miscellaneous contacts.
  • Prepared No-Fault application, set up the claim with insurance companies, and sent out the Specials to the insurance companies.
  • Worked directly with multiple insurance companies and their assigned claims agents, medical billing departments, and medical records departments.
  • Conducted preliminary client intake interviews, prepared correspondence for clients, insurance companies, doctor offices and opposing counsel.
  • Communicate with clients, attorneys, banks/lien holders, creditors, employers and insurance companies to negotiate settlements.
  • Assisted with trials and the preparation of budgets, litigation plans and reports for clients and insurance companies.
  • Assist clients with collection of estate assets from insurance companies, retirement, investment and other accounts.
  • Set up new cases and prepared all initial correspondence to insurance companies, doctors, etc.
  • Liaised with clients, third parties such as doctors, insurance companies, and other Attorneys.
  • Communicate with judiciary, clerks of courts, clientele, insurance companies, and other professionals.
  • Collaborated with client, opposing counsel, insurance companies and local counsel regarding status of cases.

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24. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Conducted concise and consequential real estate legal research for managing attorney; provided intellectual property and employment law research for associates.
  • Experienced paralegal specializing in personal injury, corporate, and real estate litigation.
  • Experience in real estate and construction litigation and other general litigation matters.
  • Assisted attorneys specializing in corporate litigation involving real estate insurance transactions.
  • Participated in preparing commercial real estate litigation and ensuring ADA Compliance.
  • Maintained intranet for real estate and commercial litigation subgroups.
  • Assisted in the preparation of closing documents and drafted amendments of various closing documents and real estate purchase and sale agreements.
  • Promoted after 1 year to paralegal from assistant position in real estate foreclosures and resolution of title issues involving manufactured homes.
  • Supported attorney in various areas of law, such as probate, real estate, commercial law, and litigation.
  • Assisted other partners and associates in general legal matters including personal injury, corporate, real estate and other matters.
  • Perform public records research for information about a debtor's financial status, including real estate records and prior judgments.
  • Request and review real estate documentation including but not limited to title commitments, lease agreements and prepare closing packets.
  • Assisted attorneys in cases involving licensing agreements of intellectual property, employment contracts, real estate contracts and bankruptcy.
  • Review HUD-1 documents and negotiate judicial lien releases with real estate attorneys, title companies, and mortgage companies.
  • Assisted with all real estate, corporate, and personal litigation matters, as organization's only in-house paralegal.
  • Drafted real estate marketing, commercial leases, and agreements for owner's retail and commercial office properties.
  • Served as paralegal to two managing partners and two attorneys in busy business and real estate litigation practice.
  • Conduct research to locate persons, assets and to determine chain of title in real estate fraud cases.
  • Maintained all phases of office operations including real estate, litigation, office management and attorney's calendar.
  • Assist attorneys in litigating cases in the areas of Product Liability, Real Estate and Eminent Domain.

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25. Deposition Transcripts

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Here's how Deposition Transcripts is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Provided trial assistance including coordinating witnesses to appear and testify at trial; prepared exhibit lists; summarized deposition transcripts.
  • Reviewed and organized discovery materials, including deposition transcripts and interrogatory answers for large scale asbestos litigation.
  • Assisted attorneys with collecting and summarizing discovery materials, including medical and employment records and deposition transcripts.
  • Reviewed documents, drafted discovery responses, maintained an interrogatory library, and summarized deposition transcripts.
  • Maintained discovery notebooks, production records and deposition transcripts and exhibits from initial discovery through trial.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and summarized employment, social security, and military records and deposition transcripts.
  • Organized and maintained litigation files including pleadings, correspondence, deposition transcripts and key discovery documents.
  • Highlight deposition transcripts from attorney memorandums and organize in binder for trial preparation.
  • Coordinated document-intensive discovery; summarized deposition transcripts and prepared discovery responses.
  • Summarize deposition transcripts indicating work sites, products identified and employers.
  • Analyzed medical, insurance, employment, educational and deposition transcripts.
  • Researched case materials and reviewed deposition transcripts in preparation for trials.
  • Indexed and summarized deposition transcripts making it easy for attorney review.
  • Reviewed and analyzed deposition transcripts and exhibits and drafted summary reports.
  • Reviewed and summarized medical and employment records, including deposition transcripts.
  • Formulated Discovery comprised of interrogatories, client/company investigation and deposition transcripts.
  • Review and summarize various records for attorney review including deposition transcripts.
  • Reviewed and analyzed deposition transcripts, medical records and jury questionnaires.
  • Processed court hearing and deposition transcripts and managed discovery requested.
  • Digest and analyze deposition transcripts and responses to discovery request.

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26. Document Management

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Here's how Document Management is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Assisted and supported attorneys specializing in civil and personal injury litigation, including document management and review, production and trial preparation
  • Coordinate all aspects of document coding, imaging and maintenance of document management database including obtaining proposals from various vendors.
  • Document management utilizing deposition digesting, bates stamping, indexing, preparation of privileged logs and creating chronological witness binders.
  • Provided support for attorneys which included document management and production, preparation and responses to interrogatories and request for production.
  • Performed administrative functions such as assisting in maintaining a paperless office by scanning and filing documents in document management system.
  • Implemented and maintained internal electronic databases and electronic calendar system for effective document management for Aviation and Pharmaceutical practice groups.
  • Assisted in personal injury insurance defense cases including discovery, document management and summation of medical/employment records and depositions.
  • Conducted electronic discovery and document management using law related technology, as well as coordinating document productions with vendors.
  • Maintained and worked large cases in litigation involving oil refineries and national contractors including discovery document management with Concordance.
  • Increased productivity and efficiency by implementing an effective document management system on the firm s Lotus database application.
  • Run searches on internal and external document databases and systems including Summation and Relativity document management systems.
  • Required to assess and develop strategies for electronic discovery and document management solutions for the firm.
  • Assigned to a complex commercial trial, responsibilities included document management for witness and exhibit preparation.
  • Experienced in electronic document management software including Concordance, CaseMap, TimeMap and TextMap products.
  • Job responsibilities included document management, drafting disclosures, written discovery, and trial preparation.
  • Reviewed and coded all discovery documents during litigation phase via complex document management software.
  • Supported legal team with research, data analysis, presentation preparation and document management.
  • Organized large-scale discovery productions in document management databases and ensured exclusion of privileged documents.
  • Accessed Company document management systems to gather company records for complaint handling and discovery.
  • Enter medical bills into legal document management program and calculate special damage amounts.

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27. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Assisted attorneys with corporate civil litigation cases including Intellectual Property, Patent and Trademark, Copyright Infringement and Internet litigation.
  • Performed research utilizing Lexis-Nexis and other internet research tools.
  • Conducted extensive Internet research and prepared spreadsheet data reports.
  • Perform necessary investigation via the internet and various software.
  • Conducted e-discovery using CaseLogistix and the Internet.
  • Utilize internet for obtaining publicly available information.
  • Researched and retrieved different advertisements by internet.
  • Performed extensive legal and internet research in connection with case preparation and preparation of op-ed pieces and books for senior partner.
  • Research: Conduct legal research using the Internet and West law; attend seminar to obtain background information on Expert witness.
  • Used Word, Excel, Summation, Sanction, Adobe, Internet, LexisNexis and other research databases.
  • Performed factual and legal research utilizing internal database programs, the company intranet, and the internet.
  • Scanned answers to outsourcing agency via spreadsheet, Trial Works, and Internet to word-process responses.
  • Performed public research on the internet to track litigation and criminal history of workers compensation claimants.
  • Searched internet to obtain financial data and corporate histories on insurers to determine nature of business.
  • Identified the need for the use of the internet in order to more effectively handle claims.
  • Performed computerized, and internet research to obtain and gather relevant case documents and materials.
  • Perform internet research upon attorney requests and submit data reports to clients using MS Office.
  • Conduct research using various resources such as library, Internet and direct interviews with clients.
  • Performed various legal research assignments via internet, law library, statutes and case law.
  • Performed factual, regulatory and legal research via legal research software and Internet websites.

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28. Attorney Calendar

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Here's how Attorney Calendar is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Maintained attorney calendar; recording pleadings, and filing requirements; and monitoring evidence-gathering.
  • Manage multiple attorney calendars and perform executive assistant duties as needed.
  • Maintain attorney calendars, litigation billing and general support responsibility.
  • Manage attorney calendar and schedule hearings, depositions and court appearances
  • Maintained attorney calendars including calendaring deadlines and setting ticklers.
  • Manage litigation deadlines and attorney calendars.
  • Maintain attorney calendars and litigation billing.
  • Coordinated attorney calendars and conference calls.
  • Maintained attorney calendar using Outlook.
  • Arranged and coordinated Attorney calendar.
  • Perform administration duties, such as scheduling, maintaining office and attorney calendar; file organization, and gather case-related records.
  • Managed attorney calendar, scheduled hearings, prepared, responded to and filed lawsuits, and drafted attorney correspondence.
  • Updated attorney calendars and set reminders in advance of the event so the attorney had time to prepare.
  • Monitor attorney calendars, schedule hearings, depositions and appointments to include all facets of travel.
  • Maintained attorney calendar, case files, and tracked time records for billing purposes.
  • Maintained attorney calendar, prepared attorney for court, clients meetings and conferences.
  • Maintain attorney calendars, which includes coordinating deposition dates and trial calendar.
  • Maintained a high volume attorney calendar for deadlines, hearings and mediation.
  • Manage and maintain attorney calendars while communicating using Needles and Outlook;.
  • Maintained attorney calendars regarding hearings, and filing and service deadlines.

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29. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Granted certain settlement authority settling numerous litigation cases through loss mitigation, settlement agreements and other various resolution options.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements, drafted settlement contracts, and tracked performance of settlement agreements.
  • Prepared summary allocation cost reports, settlement agreements and Potentially Responsible Party agreements.
  • Reviewed and drafted amendments to releases of liability and settlement agreements.
  • Review sale contract offers including preparation of settlement agreements, credit adjustments
  • Drafted settlement agreements and motions for stipulation or dismissal.
  • Proofread and review settlement agreements for Settlement Coordinator.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements for insurance company.
  • Draft settlement agreements for dispute resolution.
  • Negotiated and drafted formal settlement agreements.
  • Reviewed and prepared settlement agreements.
  • Reviewed and explained settlement agreements as necessary to clients; disbursed payments in accordance to said agreements and CSJ's Policy.
  • Interviewed prospective clients, prepared client discovery responses, prepared settlement agreements, motions and initial demands to insurance carriers.
  • Assisted trial attorney with consumer protection class action lawsuits by drafting motions, subpoenas, settlement agreements and notices.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for trial by organizing document binders, creating exhibit lists, or drafting settlement agreements.
  • Maintained settlement department including issuing of settlement agreements, filing of court documents and issuance of settlement checks.
  • Review of settlement agreements, case expenses and prepared settlement breakdowns for clients to sign.
  • Prepare settlement agreements for collection matters along with maintain client spreadsheet on a daily basis.
  • Review, draft, and revise Settlement Agreements, Promissory Notes and Development Advance Notes.
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, and settlement agreements.

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30. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Streamlined and supervised implementation of client file management system from creation through destruction of individual client files.
  • Conducted extensive review of client files for responsiveness and prepared documents for production.
  • Organized and indexed discovery documentation, and screened client files for responsive documents.
  • Analyze client files, deposition testimonies, litigation-related transcripts and organize properly.
  • Coordinated with vendors regarding collection, processing, and review of electronically stored information from client files to prepare for production.
  • Maintained, updated and organized client files, trial transcripts, pleadings, discovery, expert material, and correspondence files.
  • Manage and maintain client files in the practice areas of domestic relations, insurance defense and personal injury law.
  • Scan correspondence, medical records, and other documents, name items and save scanned documents to client files.
  • Coordinate the collection and review of client files; gather, organize, summarize and analyze factual data collected.
  • Support a partner in the law firm with the creation, maintenance and organization of all client files.
  • Respond to new case inquires, preparing and gathering new client paperwork, opening and closing client files.
  • Reported directly to 2 attorneys and responsible for maintaining client files from all aspects of litigation.
  • Coordinated document control and production logs of client files that were reviewed and prepared for production.
  • Created and maintained all client files, which consisted of on an average 90 active cases.
  • Insured that files are within the compliance regulations of the organization and maintained client files.
  • Draft legal documents, organize client files, communicate with clients, attorneys, etc.
  • Prepared trial notebooks, Mediation Notebooks, excel spreadsheets, and maintained all Client Files.
  • Create and maintain all litigation client files including pleadings, discovery/disclosure, orders and correspondence.
  • Review client files, organize, and gather factual data, and draft discovery responses.
  • Maintained files including client files, Board files, vendor files and others as necessary.

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31. Concordance

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Here's how Concordance is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Assist with managing large volumes of documents and information during the discovery phase utilizing e-discovery software such as Concordance and Relativity.
  • Coordinated with electronic discovery experts to formulate client document collection and review procedures, and prepare documents for production using Concordance.
  • Prepared voluminous production documents relating to products liability cases, inputting pertinent information into Concordance and Microsoft Access database.
  • Utilize LiveNote, Concordance and CaseMap for E-Discovery and overall case management and trial preparation.
  • Coded litigation documents and exhibits into Lotus-Notes and Concordance databases for complex litigation cases.
  • Handled voluminous electronic case management on Concordance; conducted document searches in same.
  • Developed expertise in use of the Concordance document database for discovery/document intensive cases.
  • Perform extensive document review by utilizing e-discovery tools such as Concordance and Relativity.
  • Redacted client-sensitive and confidential information from client documents and agreements via Concordance.
  • Created document databases using Concordance and Summation to review and research efficiently.
  • Utilize Concordance to organize tagged electronically stored documents for attorney review.
  • Prepared voluminous production documents, inputting pertinent information into Concordance database.
  • Performed electronic correlation and coding of Concordance database with IT.
  • Prepared and maintained depositions and summation, indexing and concordance.
  • Utilized Summation and Concordance systems for digital document reviews.
  • Managed voluminous documents on compact disks and Concordance database.
  • Performed document reviews for reinsurance litigation cases using Concordance.
  • Uploaded and coded documents in Summation and/or Concordance database.
  • Reviewed documents in Concordance and IPRO for deposition preparation.
  • Utilized Concordance and Summation in document intensive cases.

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32. Client Contact

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Here's how Client Contact is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Performed extensive client contact, including maintained complex dockets and files manually and electronically.
  • Maintained calendar for litigation department and client contact information using Excel and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Maintained an automated client contact database.
  • Moderate client contact via email/telephone.
  • Performed a broad range of duties spanning from initial client contact, disclosure and discovery through final adjudication and/or settlement.
  • Maintain client contact and provide regular status updates in order to make sure cases are progressing as needed.
  • Build positive relationships within team, with client contacts, and with other business partners to achieve results.
  • Direct contact with Judges, law clerks, attorneys, expert witnesses and extensive client contact.
  • Maintained extensive client contact from inception through finalization of matters (law suits and investigations).
  • Maintain heavy client contact and interaction throughout the entire litigation process from intake to trial.
  • Maintain client contact through phone calls, emails, faxes, and scheduled office meetings.
  • Prepared trial exhibits, demand packages, interviewed witnesses and maintained continuous client contact.
  • Maintain client system daily, as well as client contact via phone and e-mail.
  • Handled all aspects of insurance defense matters from initial client contact to trial.
  • Monitor and manage over 75 cases with direct client contact and retention.
  • Maintain consistent client contact, preparation of clients for deposition and mediation.
  • Provided initial client contact, interview and potential case assessment for attorneys.
  • Initiate and maintain client contacts and keeping clients informed of case status.
  • Entrusted with significant client contact, filing and obtaining documents at N.Y.S.
  • Organized files, managed clients, and had substantial client contact.

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33. Privilege Log

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Here's how Privilege Log is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Applied case management skills toward attending depositions, reviewing documents for privilege logs, chronology logs and summarizing depositions.
  • Create chronologies and privilege logs for tracking of documents and confidential materials produced during discovery.
  • Prepare documents for production, including identification of privileged information and preparation of privilege logs.
  • Prepared responses to discovery including creation privilege logs in response to discovery requests.
  • Identified privileged documents, and generated and maintained privilege logs and exhibit lists.
  • Prepared privilege logs, indexed productions and /or coordinated automation of all productions.
  • Examined opposing counsel's privilege logs to confirm accuracy of document classification.
  • Drafted privilege logs, bate-stamped documents, and supervised voluminous document productions.
  • Drafted interrogatory responses, managed client productions and created privilege logs.
  • Reviewed discovery documents, including e-discovery and prepared privilege logs.
  • Prepared privilege logs and assessed attorney-work product and attorney-client communication.
  • Reviewed and produced discovery documents, drafted privilege logs.
  • Prepared deposition witness material, privilege logs and chronologies.
  • Created privilege logs under attorney guidance and supervision.
  • Prepared privilege and supplemental privilege logs.
  • Prepared discovery responses including privilege logs.
  • Managed all aspects of complex litigation tasks including, drafting legal communications, reviewing documents for privilege logs and chronology logs.
  • Prepared for trials and hearings * Conducted legal research * Managed document productions, prepared privilege logs and determined privileged documents.
  • Conducted document review, organization and production, deposition and witness preparation, privilege logs, factual and legal research.
  • Prepare and produce privilege logs in addition to RTP and ROGS on Personal Injury Protection issues (PIP).

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34. Providers

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Here's how Providers is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Negotiate down bills and costs requested by client medical providers regarding outstanding balances upon settlement of personal injury matters.
  • Prepare notices and third party subpoenas requesting documents and/or depositions for medical providers, employers or other pertinent witnesses.
  • Developed a comprehensive cost effective service plan utilizing in-house sources, referrals, contracted providers and/or institutions.
  • Prepared the necessary medical documentation to assist medical providers with diagnosing and treating clients' injuries.
  • Prepared stipulations and subpoenas for in-house attorneys to Providers in order to obtain client record information.
  • Review plaintiff's Answers to Interrogatories extracting medical providers and employers to prepare medical authorizations/subpoenas.
  • Communicate with Records Custodians of Medical Providers regarding the status of subpoena compliance.
  • Communicated regularly and professionally with clients, adjusters, and medical providers.
  • Conduct computer investigations of medical providers, individuals, medical facilities etc.
  • Prepared settlement documents and negotiated reduction of medical expenses with medical providers.
  • Coordinate with Social Security Administration and various medical providers to obtain records.
  • Coordinate e-discovery providers and outside counsel during document review.
  • Reviewed records and discovery responses for additional providers.
  • Oversee e-discovery providers for budgeting and cost analysis.
  • Schedule treating medical providers depositions.
  • Collect and track liens from medical providers, Medicare and Medicaid for reimbursement, and if applicable, dispute charges;.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for clients, attorneys, court officials and medical providers for all assigned cases.
  • Request all relevant medical records from treating physicians, hospitals, and providers and corresponding with offices regarding follow-up.
  • Arrange trial logistics (negotiating hotel rates, food service providers, and trial support vendor contracts).
  • Maintained communication with clients and medical providers to ensure they are up to date on their treatment.

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35. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Improved knowledge management for firms across Colorado, writing an instructional manual for educational family law seminar for paralegals
  • Sole employee for a high-volume solo practitioner specializing in Matrimonial (contested/uncontested) and Family Law.
  • Offered general operational support to peers in Workers Compensation, Criminal Law and Family Law
  • Perform all paralegal functions in matters regarding family law and medical malpractice
  • Marketed family law computational software.
  • Possess knowledge of legal research concepts, methodologies, and resources regarding Family Law, Criminal Law, and Traffic Law.
  • Assisted and provided a range of legal support and administration to lawyers and other legal professionals engaged in Family Law.
  • Practice areas include Commercial/Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property, Probate, Corporate and Business, Employment and Family Law.
  • Managed large caseload, including civil litigation, family law, criminal, estate planning and bankruptcy case management.
  • General practice, real estate, guardianship, family law, personal injury, land use and zoning.
  • Full case management of family law litigation, drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery requests and responses.
  • Assisted the firm by managing all active criminal cases, family law cases, and probate cases.
  • Maintained and scheduled all Family Law Cases from the initial interview to its conclusion.
  • Worked for two partners practicing insurance defense, personal injury, and family law.
  • Managed plaintiff personal injury & family law cases from client interview through trial.
  • Performed client intakes and interviews for Family Law forms and composed correspondence.
  • Drafted, revised and finalized family law pleadings for review by counsel.
  • Case management of employment law, family law & commercial litigation cases.
  • Worked in a large law practice as a family law paralegal.
  • Worked as a family law paralegal for a boutique law firm.

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36. Factual Research

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Here's how Factual Research is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Assisted paralegal with preparation for trial including preparation of witness binders and deposition designations; performed basic factual research.
  • Conducted various document searches and factual research for personal injury and/or motor vehicle accidents.
  • Conducted factual research and investigations.
  • Perform background search on plaintiffs and other key witnesses as well as any other factual research that the case may entail.
  • Supported litigation process through review and analysis of documents, drafting of deposition digests and prepared legal and factual research.
  • Conduct extensive legal and factual research/investigation regarding complex medical issues, existing court cases, case law and statutes.
  • Conducted legal and factual research, and analysis resulting in reduced client liability, or subsequent client dismissal.
  • Drafted responses to discovery, prepared subpoenas, performed legal and factual research and document review and analysis.
  • Performed factual research such as preliminary case investigation, asset location, and skip tracing.
  • Performed legal and factual research using external and internal databases, liaising with research staff.
  • Conduct document searches and factual research, including searches on computerized systems when applicable.
  • Conducted legal and factual research, analyzed issues and crafted legal research memos.
  • Cross check and validate information, conduct various document searches and factual research.
  • Performed legal and factual research on wide variety of substantive and procedural issues.
  • Performed legal and factual research and provided written summaries of researched documents.
  • Performed case law research and completed rigorous data/document searches and factual research.
  • Conduct various document searches and factual research on internal case databases.
  • Conducted legal and factual research using electronic sources and databases.
  • Performed legal and factual research, drafted routine legal documents.
  • Conduct legal and factual research on a variety of matters.

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37. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed various discovery responses/production, medical records/reports and drafted interrogatories, subpoenas and jury instructions as needed.
  • Prepared trial documents, i.e., exhibit lists, jury instructions, witness list, statements of case and trial notebooks.
  • Prepare for hearings, deposition, and trial, including draft of jury instructions for elder abuse trial.
  • Prepare cases for trial by compiling exhibits, drafting jury instructions and witness and exhibit lists.
  • Prepared mediation documents, case evaluations, expert disclosure notices, jury interrogatories, jury instructions.
  • Prepared trial exhibit and witness lists, trial notebooks, jury instructions and verdict forms.
  • Prepared trial notebooks, assembled jury instructions, created and maintained exhibit lists and notebooks.
  • Prepared trial documents, including Exhibit Lists, Witness Lists and CACI Jury Instructions.
  • Researched and assisted in drafting and reviewing documents, including jury instructions and motions.
  • Prepare for trial/arbitration, schedule and prepare witnesses, prepare evidence and jury instructions.
  • Assisted with trial preparation and jury instructions on large team for complex litigation suit.
  • Prepared Trial Exhibits, Witness Files, Jury Instructions and Trial Notebooks.
  • Draft Pattern Jury Instructions and evaluate case files in preparation for trial.
  • Prepared evidence grids, witness examinations, and jury instructions.
  • Prepare jury instructions and conduct post-trial interviews of the jurors
  • Assisted Associates in research of jury instructions.
  • Draft interrogatories, document requests, jury instructions and briefs/memoranda for attorney review.
  • Prepare senior attorney for trial, draft jury instructions, proposed verdict sheets, Motions in Limine, and Bench Briefs.
  • Assist with trial preparation including motions in limine, witness lists, exhibits, jury instructions and trial binders.
  • Participate in the preparation of Pre-Trial papers, trial exhibit binders, voir dire and jury instructions.

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38. Medical Chronologies

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Here's how Medical Chronologies is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Produced a wide variety of legal documentation for medical review, medical chronologies, disclosure/production summaries, and case assessment reports.
  • Review, organize and summarize medical records into Medical Chronologies for attorney review.
  • Prepared medical chronologies and researched medical diagnoses and treatment.
  • Summarized all medical records and prepared medical chronologies.
  • Prepared detailed medical chronologies and case summaries.
  • Prepare medical chronologies and medical expense itemization.
  • Prepare detailed cumulative medical chronologies.
  • Procure and analyze medical records, as well as, prepare medical chronologies and summaries for trials and settlement packages.
  • Prepared medical chronologies, discovery requests, and responses to discovery requests.
  • Summarized medical records, prepared medical chronologies, and medical fact summaries.
  • Obtained, reviewed, analyzed medical records, and prepared medical chronologies.
  • Prepared case summaries, deposition digests and medical chronologies.
  • Review and organize medical records, Prepare medical chronologies.
  • Prepare medical chronologies and medical bill summaries.
  • Prepared medical chronologies for pre-existing and current symptoms in anticipation of litigation.
  • Prepare medical chronologies and timelines.
  • Prepared medical chronologies, charts, exert witness report and timelines.
  • Prepared subpoena duces tecums, analyzed medical records and prepared medical chronologies.
  • Prepare medical chronologies Prepare requests for medical records Review and summarize medical records and documents Prepare tax appeal petitions

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39. Client Meetings

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Here's how Client Meetings is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepare content-specific case files for attorneys reflecting supporting documentation and exhibits to use in preparation for client meetings and trial proceedings.
  • Translated documents and interpreted client meetings to attorneys.
  • Maintain case files, investigate potential new cases, obtain medical records, conduct client meetings and witness interviews.
  • Draft, prepare for, and maintain case materials for client meetings, motions, depositions, and trial.
  • Coordinated client meetings and collaborated with Professional Fiduciaries re: case management, estate accounts and client expectations.
  • Organized client meetings, prepared mailing and handled high volume calls, maintained clients contacts and relationships.
  • Act in secretarial capacity during client meetings with attorney to memorialize discussions on employment and labor issues.
  • Respond to client issues, anticipate client needs, and prepare for and participate in client meetings.
  • Traveled for and participated in mass client meetings in which medical records were reviewed and submitted.
  • Prepare for and attend client meetings, inspections and at times depositions under attorney supervision.
  • Managed attorneys' calendars for client meetings, discovery, trial and appellate brief deadlines.
  • Coordinate all scheduling including client meetings, expert meetings, depositions, and motions/hearings/trials.
  • Fielded all client, doctor and insurance calls and setting up client meetings.
  • Prepared attorneys for client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials.
  • Attend and draft memos for team and client meetings and court appearances.
  • Coordinated and scheduled case conferences, depositions and client meetings.
  • Conducted confidential client meetings with empathy and reported to counsel.
  • Coordinate client meetings with Attorney and all Family Members.
  • Scheduled client meetings, depositions, and medical evaluations.
  • Schedule and set-up conferences for team and client meetings.

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40. Wrongful Death

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Here's how Wrongful Death is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Risk Management litigation defense, personal injury/wrongful death, research, FY/CY reports and summary of cases drafted, customer service.
  • Maintained Files in Workers' Compensation and Litigation including small and major medical malpractice, wrongful death and premise liability.
  • Conducted legal and medical research focusing on wrongful death, birth injuries, misdiagnosis of cancer and nursing home negligence.
  • Reviewed and summarized medical records in medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and worker's compensation cases.
  • Perform extensive and thorough legal research into state statutory law pertaining to Wrongful Death, Tort and Contract law.
  • Review, analyze and summarize documents for computerized database pertaining to Toxic Tort; Wrongful Death and Contract.
  • Investigate insurance claims pertaining to Bodily Injury Claims, Uninsured Motorist Claims, Wrongful Death, etc.
  • Assisted in VA and NC wrongful death, personal injury, criminal, domestic and corporate law.
  • Managed a heavy volume of complex wrongful death and medical malpractice defense cases for senior partner.
  • Case load included medical malpractice, personal injury, products liability, and wrongful death cases.
  • Experience with large antitrust, environmental, wrongful death and workers compensation cases.
  • Practice Areas: Personal Injury; Wrongful Death; Workers' Compensation.
  • Practice Area (Plaintiff) Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
  • Performed legal research regarding wrongful death, negligence, and damages.
  • Work involved personal injury, automobile and wrongful death cases.
  • Experience in serious and wrongful death cases.
  • Maintain a thirty case load for Medical Mal Practice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Serious Injury cases.
  • Worked extensively on medical malpractice, wrongful death, torts, real estate, complex commercial and contract litigations.
  • Interviewed prospective clients involved in automobile collisions, workplace injuries, products liability and wrongful death actions.
  • Organized, summarized and prepared medical chronologies for defense insurance, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases.

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41. Client Interviews

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Here's how Client Interviews is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Determined feasibility of potential medical malpractice claims through client interviews and/or records review.
  • Investigate missing information through client interviews and effective use of proprietary information systems.
  • Conduct documentary research, legal research, client interviews regarding pharmaceuticals.
  • Conduct client interviews and schedule depositions and meditations.
  • Conducted client interviews and completed interrogatories.
  • Assisted lawyers in managing lawsuits and legal claims, prepare for trial, and perform information gathering and client interviews.
  • Maintain case calendar (filing, hearing and trial dates, scheduling conferences, and new client interviews).
  • Conduct Client interviews, review and interpret medical records; Compile and prepare all documents.
  • Attended and notated legal meetings, such as client interviews, hearings, and depositions.
  • Coordinated top management, internal client interviews, custodian interviews and all source data collections.
  • Attended hearings, depositions, client physicals, and conducted initial client interviews.
  • Conducted client intake, client interviews, and client accounting.
  • Conducted client interviews and trial preparation with client conference.
  • Conduct client interviews and maintain good communication with clients.
  • Conduct client interviews in and out of office.
  • Conduct initial client interviews and off-site client retention.
  • Conduct client interviews and perform initial case assessments.
  • Conduct client interviews for intake and discovery.
  • Conduct initial client interviews and case work-up.
  • Assist attorneys in client interviews.

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42. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Researched and created client training program describing employment laws affecting the workplace.
  • Researched applicable employment laws and statutes.
  • Perform paralegal and docketing duties for 11 litigators, primarily defending federal labor and employment lawsuits.
  • Interpreted and analyzed labor and employment laws and trends.
  • Researched complex legal issues, summarizing analyzed data and investigating facts and all applicable employment laws.
  • Lead discovery process involving superfund site claims and employment lawsuits against company.

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43. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Produced accurate reports on team performance for senior paralegals using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Generate weekly reports and presentations using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.
  • Presented digital documents in court using Sanction, document cameras and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Assisted partners in seminar/teaching preparation by creating PowerPoint presentations and organizing relevant documents.
  • Delivered PowerPoint presentations to various legal groups with regard to managing discovery.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentation slides for use at construction seminar.
  • Prepared Mediation PowerPoint presentations to firms as requested.
  • Prepare and design PowerPoint presentations for seminars.
  • Developed and displayed PowerPoint presentations.
  • Maintained databases; assisted in preparation for trial by preparing PowerPoint presentations, exhibits, witness files and trial notebooks.
  • Assisted in the design and preparation of manuscript and PowerPoint materials for CLE/CPE presentations.
  • Prepared attorneys for trial daily created and ran PowerPoint presentations in court.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations and Pivot Table Excel Spreadsheets for use at trial.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations, conducted legal research and reviewed case law.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations to explain the company s survey results.
  • Research and PowerPoint preparation for speaking at bi-monthly staff meetings.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations for Partners in the firm.
  • Create and develop PowerPoint Presentations for court.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentation for opening and closing remarks during arbitrations.
  • Create custom demonstratives including PowerPoint presentations, timelines & flowcharts.

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44. Discovery Process

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Here's how Discovery Process is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Maintain electronic discovery process for all phases of discovery and trial preparation for large-scale document productions and reviews.
  • Prepared motions and pleadings, conducted investigative research and implemented facets of discovery process and trial preparation.
  • Reviewed correspondences, financial documents, and other documents in large scale corporate litigation discovery process.
  • Reviewed, organized, and indexed all documents pertaining to corporate litigation discovery process.
  • Handled all aspects of discovery process including supervision of large scale documents productions.
  • Assisted attorneys with organization and analysis of case documents throughout the discovery process.
  • Assist with the discovery process for several attorneys relative to foreclosure proceedings.
  • Constructed deposition digests for attorney's review expediting the discovery process.
  • Worked closely with co-workers within the company during discovery process.
  • Organize and prepare document production in discovery process.
  • Coordinated discovery process with national and local counsel.
  • Manage and coordinate E-Discovery processes.
  • Reviewed materials responsive to document requests, for privilege and other issues in support of all aspects of the discovery process.
  • Obtained, prepared and managed large volumes of documentation and exhibits for use in the discovery process and at trial.
  • Created organized and maintained a trial calendar for responses and follow-up for dates to court orders and the discovery process.
  • Drafted various pleadings though out discovery process beginning with Early Case Conference Reports, Initial Disclosures and corresponding supplements.
  • Assisted attorneys with all aspects of case management, from preparing the case through the discovery process to trial.
  • Perform analysis and draft summaries regarding privilege, work product and relevance as part of discovery process.
  • Assist with every step of the e-discovery process in order to produce documents to SEC and DOJ.
  • Gather and collect evidence; gather and collect medical bills/records, and assist with discovery process.

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45. Pleadings

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Here's how Pleadings is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Prepared and filed pleadings and stipulations in landlord-tenant, matrimonial and litigation matters; assist in negotiations of said stipulations.
  • Prepared pleadings or discovery notebooks along with organizing files including bate stamping documents for discovery or for general organization.
  • Managed complex litigation including organizing and maintaining case materials, exhibits, pleadings and depositions.
  • Prepared and filed pleadings in municipal debt collections actions in various Pennsylvania counties
  • Manage, update and organize case files/pleadings including document review and preparation.
  • Drafted disclosures and discovery pleadings.
  • Handled all aspects of the litigation process, such as drafting pleadings, briefs, appeals, discovery and trial preparation.
  • Traveled to various courts to file and acquire copies of pleadings; traveled to various police stations to acquire police reports.
  • Support services to litigation shareholder and associates including transcription, docketing, phones, file management, drafting correspondence and pleadings.
  • Followed up on investigation requests and prepared pleadings, motions, and other documents as necessary assuring the organization of files.
  • Prepare and file and/or serve legal briefs, memos, subpoenas, motions and pleadings pursuant to local and federal rules.
  • Draft and file the summons, complaints, supporting affidavits and all pleadings, inclusive of filing pleadings with the court.
  • Supported a team of two personal injury attorneys with generating and filing of pleadings, motions and various court documents.
  • Drafted and responded to discovery, correspondence, and relevant pleadings such as complaints, affidavits, motions and notices.
  • Prepared legal arguments, drafted pleadings and motions to be filed with the court in both the corporate and legal fields
  • Researched and drafted motions, briefs, discovery, and pleadings for trial and appellate preparation including in-courtroom assistance.
  • Draft various documents to be filed with the court including pleadings, discovery requests, subpoenas, and motions.
  • Prepare answers and affirmative defenses, discovery requests, related correspondence and pleadings for a high volume of cases.
  • Work with clinical staff and management to investigate claims, prepare responsive pleadings, answer interrogatories and produce documents.
  • Assisted in drafting pleadings, including creating and maintaining pleading indexes and filing with the court, including e-filings.

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46. Insurance Adjusters

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Here's how Insurance Adjusters is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Composed and transcribed correspondence, reports and memos to clients, insurance adjusters and medical providers utilizing legal and medical terminology.
  • Request medical records and related billing statements, coordinated with personal injury insurance adjusters and workers' compensation matters.
  • Set up personal injury claims with various insurance companies and communicated with insurance adjusters until case resolution.
  • Worked directly with insurance adjusters and insured client/defendants at every stage of litigation.
  • Worked directly with insurance adjusters with regard to general liability claims.
  • Communicated extensively with clients, health care providers and insurance adjusters.
  • Negotiated with insurance adjusters to settle bodily injury cases.
  • Collaborate with insurance adjusters to ensure accuracy of claim.
  • Negotiate reimbursement with attorneys and insurance adjusters.
  • Interacted with insurance adjusters and investigators.
  • Draft initial letters of contact to clients, insurance adjusters, medical providers, employers, and health insurance companies;.
  • Communicated with Insurance adjusters, defense counsel and internally to monitor progress of case for attorney and client.
  • Negotiated with insurance adjusters and outside counsel to reach a fair settlement for clients with specified limits.
  • Correspond daily with Insurance Adjusters regarding Property Damage, PIP, UM/UIM and Bodily Injury Claims.
  • Communicated with opposing counsel, clerks, clients and insurance adjusters on behalf of the attorneys.
  • Prepare correspondence to clients, insurance adjusters, opposing counsel, judges, and non-parties.
  • Negotiate with insurance adjusters to get the best offer for the client's settlement.
  • Communicate with insurance adjusters and medical providers for status of claims and demands;.
  • Interacted and corresponded with clients, insurance adjusters and attorneys on daily basis.
  • Communicate and correspond with clients, insurance adjusters, opposing counsel about case.

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47. Relevant Documents

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Here's how Relevant Documents is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Conduct factual investigations to identify key parties and relevant documents for the preparation of discovery.
  • Conducted complex search of productions for relevant documents and performed quality control reviews.
  • Conducted electronic review of client email identifying/removing personal, confidential and non-relevant documents.
  • Identify and prepare relevant documents from national repository for case specific issues.
  • Assisted attorneys in 22 witness interviews identifying key custodians and relevant documents.
  • Organized discovery materials and prepared relevant documents for a preliminary injunction hearing.
  • Indexed all relevant documents and materials to facilitate access to case information.
  • Performed second-level review on relevant documents to compile lists of possible deponents.
  • Assisted in extensive document review and filing relevant documents as appropriate.
  • Organize relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.
  • Gathered and prepared relevant documents in preparation for depositions.
  • Reviewed and obtained all relevant documents in client's possession; work with attorney to determine documents to produce.
  • Serve as the lead paralegal on trial and prepare litigation binders of all relevant documents for use at trial.
  • Assisted in drafting, filing and serving relevant documents with the courts and with internal members, as appropriate.
  • Prepared binders per witness, which contain interview memos, digests and relevant documents while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Reviewed and redacted relevant documents in Adobe Acrobat for use as trial exhibits and discovery submissions.
  • Duplicated all relevant documents and ensured timely return of original files to the appropriate file drawer.
  • Assembled notebooks with relevant documents with case law for use in hearings, mediation and trial.
  • Communicated with courts regarding status of cases, and updated case notebooks with relevant documents.
  • Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.

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48. ECF

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Here's how ECF is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Reviewed/monitored docket reports using ECF/PACER.
  • Filed pleadings on a continuous basis through CM/ECF and initial pleadings and non- CM/ECF matters directly with the Courts.
  • Utilized Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) to file attorneys' legal briefs with the federal courts.
  • Filed Federal Court case documents utilizing CM/ECF Federal Court document filing system as well as PACER.
  • Filed pleadings and motions in District Courts via CM/ECF and in various State Courts nation-wide.
  • Filed legal documents with the courts, both by hand and via the CM/ECF system.
  • Filed all pleadings through the CM/ECF filing system and performed the conversion of PDF/A.
  • Submitted same to court via ECF and to client, counsel and opposing counsel.
  • Prepared documents for electronic filing with State and Federal Courts (ECF).
  • File pleadings, motions, orders, and discovery to include ECF.
  • Experience with Federal litigation, and the CM/ECF electronic court filing system.
  • Prepared and filed documents electronically via CM/ECF and Florida Courts E-Filing Portal.
  • Use federal ECF system to file pleadings and maintain client case files.
  • Handled extensive ECF and court filings in state and federal courts.
  • Filed bankruptcy petitions using CM/ECF procedures in the US Bankruptcy Court.
  • Patent and trademark prosecution support via ECF at USPTO, etc.
  • Prepared and filed court documents throughout NYS Court System using ECF.
  • Filed and retrieved pleadings via ECF/Pacer websites in multiple districts.
  • Experienced with electronic (ECF) filing system and PACER.
  • Filed pleadings via the ECF system in various federal courts.

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49. Employment Records

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Here's how Employment Records is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Organized files at initial stages of employment related lawsuits including reviewing documents, requesting and reviewing medical and employment records.
  • Drafted legal documentation complied and review expert materials including medical, insurance, pharmacy and employment records.
  • Analyzed interrogatories for determination of facilities from which to gather medical and employment records.
  • Review, analyze and summarize employment records and other materials related to discovery.
  • Conduct extensive investigations of medical records, business records and employment records.
  • Analyzed subpoenaed medical and employment records of clients, pointing out any discrepancies to the attorney to facilitate a solution.
  • Retrieved police and accident reports, medical and autopsy records, motor vehicle and insurance records, and employment records.
  • Request and review educational, medical, and employment records to provide the best case analysis to attorneys.
  • Created chronologies for each case regarding plaintiff medical conditions, medication dispensed, employment records and finances.
  • Managed pertinent documents related to insurance claims, medical records and employment records for defense of lawsuits.
  • Analyzed and drafted written summaries of financial, business, medical, academic and employment records.
  • Prepared medical and employment records requests, disclosure of witnesses, and witness subpoenas for trial.
  • Prepared release forms to obtain medical records, employment records, and Social Security records.
  • Obtained, reviewed, outlined, and categorized all medical and employment records on plaintiffs.
  • Requested all medical records, employment records and insurance records for each client.
  • Subpoena medical records, employment records, insurance records, etc.
  • Examine medical and employment records and draft summaries to assist attorneys.
  • Review and summarize all medical/employment records with the use of CaseMap.
  • Prepare and coordinate receipt of subpoenas for medical and employment records.
  • Requested for medical, school, and employment records by Subpoena.

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50. Travel Arrangements

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Here's how Travel Arrangements is used in Litigation Paralegal jobs:
  • Scheduled depositions and meetings, made travel arrangements and maintained calendar.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements, hotel accommodations, meetings and office events.
  • Schedule and coordinated travel arrangements, both domestic and international.
  • Maintained attorney schedule/calendar; organized meetings and coordinated travel arrangements.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings and domestic/international travel arrangements.
  • Scheduled depositions, meetings and travel arrangements.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for all office attorneys.
  • Maintained attorney calendars and scheduled travel arrangements.
  • Prepared all travel arrangements and itineraries.
  • Processed travel arrangements and expense reports.
  • Managed attorney calendars, important deadlines and hearing/court dates, time entries, expense reports and travel arrangements.
  • Maintain calendar, make travel arrangements, schedule hearings and set up client meetings and conference calls.
  • Coordinated scheduling of hearings, travel arrangements, client consultations, depositions, expert witness interviews.
  • Calendar Management, including scheduling travel arrangements and client meetings, for equity partners and associates.
  • Handle all calendaring for attorney, and any travel arrangements that may be necessary.
  • Schedule depositions, mediation, court hearings, client meetings and travel arrangements.
  • Typed all correspondence, arranged conference calls, travel arrangements, and meetings.
  • Assisted and prepared trial attorney's with case information and travel arrangements.
  • Scheduled depositions, medical appointments, and travel arrangements for clients.
  • Arranged travel arrangements, calendared Court Appearances and Attorney billing.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Litigation Paralegal

Trial Preparation22.1%
Legal Documents19.6%
Civil Litigation6.7%
Counsel6.6%
Medical Records6.2%
Personal Injury Cases5.2%
Federal Courts4.2%
Document Production3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Litigation Paralegal

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
17.8%
17.8%
2
2
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
15.7%
15.7%
3
3
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
5.4%
5.4%
4
4
Counsel
Counsel
5.3%
5.3%
5
5
Medical Records
Medical Records
5%
5%
6
6
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
3.4%
3.4%
8
8
Document Production
Document Production
3%
3%
9
9
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
2.2%
2.2%
10
10
Affidavits
Affidavits
2%
2%
11
11
Premises Liability
Premises Liability
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Law Firm
Law Firm
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Document Review
Document Review
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Deposition Summaries
Deposition Summaries
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Plaintiff
Plaintiff
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Lexis
Lexis
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Demand Letters
Demand Letters
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Insurance Defense
Insurance Defense
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Expert Witnesses
Expert Witnesses
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Litigation Support
Litigation Support
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Real Estate
Real Estate
1%
1%
25
25
Deposition Transcripts
Deposition Transcripts
1%
1%
26
26
Document Management
Document Management
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Internet
Internet
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Attorney Calendar
Attorney Calendar
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Client Files
Client Files
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Concordance
Concordance
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Client Contact
Client Contact
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Privilege Log
Privilege Log
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Providers
Providers
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Family Law
Family Law
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Factual Research
Factual Research
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Medical Chronologies
Medical Chronologies
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Client Meetings
Client Meetings
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Wrongful Death
Wrongful Death
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Client Interviews
Client Interviews
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Discovery Process
Discovery Process
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Pleadings
Pleadings
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Insurance Adjusters
Insurance Adjusters
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Relevant Documents
Relevant Documents
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
ECF
ECF
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Employment Records
Employment Records
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Travel Arrangements
Travel Arrangements
0.4%
0.4%

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