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Litigation Paralegal - Denver

April 21, 2017

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt/Full-Time

REPORTING AND SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: Reports directly to the local office administrator.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential duties and responsibilities include those listed below. Other related duties may be assigned. Regular predictable attendance is an essential function of the job. 

OBJECTIVES: Performs a broad range of case-related duties under the supervision of an attorney. Tasks include case planning; development and management; legal research from library sources and/or using Lexis or the computer assisted research program selected by the firm; fact gathering and retrieving information; drafting and analyzing legal documents; and collecting, compiling, and utilizing technical information to make independent decisions and recommendations to supervising attorney. Works with attorneys on preparing and filing court documents, organizing exhibits and pleadings, and creating indices and chronologies. May provide computer-assisted litigation and trial support, including preparing exhibits, coordinating trial setup and logistics, assisting attorneys in the courtroom, and preparing witness, etc.

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and do not represent that all such duties will be performed by all individuals who hold the job. The list of duties is not exhaustive in that incumbents may be assigned other duties in addition to those shown. All employees of the firm are expected to:
  • Promote positive work habits, including effective and timely communication, teamwork, and respect for co-workers.
  • Provide constructive guidelines to other employees and representatives of third parties who do business with the firm.
  • Comply with safe work practices, including the use of safe work procedures, maintenance of a safe working area, and the use of safety equipment.
  • Contribute to provide the highest quality products and services to clients.
  • Understand and appropriately apply the firm’s practices and procedures. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • This position has a minimum billable hour requirement of 1600 hours per year.
  • Intermediate skills using MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Sanction, Summation, LexisNexis, Concordance, Relativity, Case Map, and Text Map and comfortable with a variety of computer software programs. Strong skills and abilities using all electronic court filing systems, including CCEF (f/k/a ICCES), CM/ECF, PACER, and File & Serve Xpress/Mozato.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

EDUCATION:  Certificate of completion from a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience as a litigation paralegal.


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