Litigation Paralegal Job Description

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Litigation Paralegal

Litigation Paralegal responsibilities

  • Conducting pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court
  • Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)

Litigation Paralegal Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a skilled Litigation Paralegal to be the backbone of our trial team. You will be responsible for the coordination of all the details before, during and after trial. The successful candidate will be able to provide assistance during all phases of the litigation process including conducting interviews, legal research, document filing and attending trials.


  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organise case files, manage logistics etc)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
  • Help with voir dire, jury selection and witnesses preparation
  • Provide assistance with case settlements


  • Proven working experience as a Litigation Paralegal
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etc
  • Highly organised with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Extensive computer and database expertise
  • Paralegal associates degree or other relevant certification

Litigation Paralegal Job Description Examples

Litigation Paralegal • Jobot

Job DescriptionJob DescriptionRanked #1 Defense Litigation Firm in Oklahoma...This Jobot Job is hosted by: Davis GreinkeAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $60,000 - $80,000 per year

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For over 65 years we have established ourselves as a leading, full-service firm in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas! Our staff of ...

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Litigation Paralegal • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.

Zurich North America is currently hiring a Litigation Paralegal to join their team! Under the supervision of an attorney, the successful candidate s work will be in support of moderate to complex Liability litigation cases (e.g. case work, research, discovery responses, subpoenas, etc.). The preferred candidate will demonstrate experience with moderately complex Corporate or Customer litigation...

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Litigation Paralegal • Addison Group

The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting attorneys in all stages of litigation matters. This candidate should feel comfortable conducting research, doing data entry, scheduling, maintaining case files, and completing other ad-hoc requests, as needed.

Responsibilities...• Legal fact and basic legal research• Assist with case management• Organize and electronically file pleadings...

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Litigation Paralegal • Lewis Brisbois

The New Orleans office of Lewis Brisbois is currently seeking Paralegals with a minimum of three years' litigation experience to join our growing office. The ideal candidate would have experience in general liability, first party property (hurricane claims) or employment law.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, litigation case management, preparing filings and documents, pag...

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