Winthrop & Weinstine is seeking a full-time Paralegal to work in our growing Litigation Department. The responsibilities and qualifications for this position will include, but are not limited to:
Develop file organization and retrieval systems for complex litigation cases, and develop correlating databases.Conduct in-depth review and analysis of documents for factual information, privilege, relevance, etc.Experience utilizing the Relativity document review platform for reviewing documents and conducting searches.Oversee productions or review of documents at productions.Responsible for all aspects of document control and management of production materials.Assist with drafting of necessary briefs, voir dire and witness outlines.Research appropriate court rules, judge's standing orders, etc.Attend depositions, coordinate witness attendance and service of subpoenas. Extrapolate information from deposition transcripts through the use of Case Notebook or similar transcript management software.Act as liaison between attorney and client, facilitating communication and transmittal of necessary information. Interact with experts and opposing counsel.Make independent and critical decisions regarding exchange of information among parties, case preparation, file management, delegation of responsibilities, etc.Collect documents, confer with client regarding same.Ability to effectively work within a team environment.Skill in written and verbal communication.
Individuals must have a Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate or equivalent work experience in a legal setting and possess a strong knowledge base of automated support systems and use of litigation support software (e.g. Relativity). One to three years of experience as a business litigation paralegal in a law firm preferred.