Litigation Paralegal


Friedman Williams

Litigation Paralegal Princeton NJ

Job ID: 17269

Job Description: Litigation Paralegal/Secretary

Location: Princeton Office

Experience Required: Minimum 3 years of previous paralegal experience in civil litigation with some employment law exposure.

Our client is seeking a qualified Litigation Paralegal/Secretary to join our Princeton office. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in civil litigation, with exposure to employment law. This role involves a wide range of responsibilities to support the legal team and ensure the smooth operation of our litigation practice.

Essential Functions and Job Duties:

  • Document Review and Filing:

    • Review and file legal documents as necessary.
  • Electronic Discovery Management:

    • Understand the role of electronically stored information (ESI) in the discovery process and effectively manage discovery involving ESI.
  • Discovery Preparation:

    • Identify relevant information, witnesses, third-party documents, and information for subpoenas.
    • Prepare discovery requests, court papers, and trial binders.
    • Prepare subpoenas, letters, public records requests, and authorizations.
  • Vendor Coordination:

    • Collaborate with preferred vendors for record retrieval, expert retention, depositions/court reporters, and private investigators.
  • Scheduling:

    • Schedule depositions, client meetings, and witness interviews.
  • Document Summarization:

    • Summarize various records, including medical, employment, tax, educational, and surveillance records.
    • Summarize depositions and index discovery.
  • Document Management:

    • Gather relevant documents for attorney use in upcoming depositions, meetings, telephone conferences, and trials.
  • Legal Research:

    • Conduct WestlawNext research to retrieve cases, locate witnesses, and obtain background information.
  • Brief Review:

    • Check legal briefs for proper case citations and quotations.
  • Social Media Research:

    • Conduct social media research as needed.
  • Time Management:

    • Bill and enter time accurately.
  • Calendar Management:

    • Maintain the calendar to ensure compliance with deadlines.
  • New Business Matters:

    • Assist in opening new business matters.
    • Prepare retainer agreements.

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