Baron & Budd, P.C. is among the largest, oldest and most revered plaintiffs’ law firms in the nation. Our team of dedicated, compassionate lawyers and support personnel work across the nation. We’ve won many precedent-setting cases and managed numerous claims of all kinds, including:

  • Mesothelioma
  • Dangerous Pharmaceuticals
  • Defective Products
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Workplace Hazards and Discrimination
  • Road Safety
  • Environmental Contamination
  • Unfair Financial Practices
  • And much more

Baron & Budd is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Currently Seeking

Litigation Paralegal – Water Section

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist attorney with preparations for all phases of litigation: written discovery, depositions and trials
  • Conduct legal research and assist with initial case assessments,
  • Communicate with clients and experts with regard to scheduling calls and sending and receiving documents
  • Track status and follow up with clients when documents have not been returned
  • Knowledgeable in the subpoena process – sending out subpoenas, serving defendants with process; searching for service information on Secretary of State database
  • Maintain charts/databases of written discovery, depositions and exhibits
  • Must be able to manage numerous tasks which are assigned via email and in person by attorneys
  • Organize case files, documents, and exhibits

Assist attorneys in gathering information for and drafting:

  • Motions to compel
  • Motions for certification, etc.
  • Witness List, Page/Line Designations

Drafting discovery responses:

  • Contact client for missing information when appropriate
  • Obtain verifications and signed authorizations when needed
  • Gather required exhibits
  • Draft Certificate of Written Discovery
  • File/Serve if secretary unable to do so

Document management:

  • Maintain document production tracking charts
  • Draft related letters, emails and form documents
  • Document coding
  • Locate documents using document review programs such as Xera, everlaw, etc.
  • Organize documents – keep track of what documents are produced for each client and defendant
  • Know the status of depositions and applicable exhibit chart
  • Review documents produced in discovery
  • Must be able to manage numerous tasks which are assigned via email and in person by attorneys

Qualifications

  • Advanced computer skills – Word, including merging documents, Excel , including hyperlinks, Adobe, and Outlook
  • Experience with document review programs such as Xera
  • Experience with written discovery and depositions; i.e., the process, analysis, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines, ask for assistance to prioritize work when needed and communicate the status of assignments to attorneys when requested
  • Attention to detail
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Resourceful research and analytical skills
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and discretion

Requirements

  • High school diploma with some College preferred
  • Paralegal certificate from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years experience in complex litigation
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