Participates in the substantive development of cases by performing the following functions described below.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Works under the direction of a supervisory paralegal or a project supervisor.
- Performs complex legal research for the trial staff.
- Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.; reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOJ MBI clearance (US citizenship required).
- Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.
- Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
- Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
- Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
- Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
- Document review experience performing in-depth, substantive review and analysis of financial data.
- Ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial information and present findings in a succinct, logical manner.
- Drafting reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
- Organizing material and preparing synopses.