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Paralegal - Litigation Support Project Manager

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Nevada, Las Vegas
3993 Howard Hughes Parkway (Show on map)
February 12, 2024




Position:
Paralegal - Litigation Support Project Manager



Location:

Las Vegas, NV



Job Id:
1363-SR-LAS

# of Openings:
1


Paralegal - Litigation Support Project Manager
Las Vegas, NV
Lewis Roca is a top ranked Am Law 200 commercial law firm and one of the largest in the Western United States. We are seeking a Paralegal - Litigation Support Project Manager to join our team!
Summary:
The litigation paralegal proficiently and effectively assists attorneys in all facets of the life cycle of general litigation and appellate matters. To be successful in this role, they will be a highly motivated, organized individual with superior analytical ability, judgment, and research skills, as well as the desire to provide exceptional client service. The litigation paralegal must be a self-starter with proven efficacy as a problem solver, excellent interpersonal skills, and the highest degree of professionalism. Must be a team player with a positive, can-do attitude. Outstanding technology literacy and advanced e-Discovery skills are required.
About Lewis Roca:
Our award winning team of lawyers offer extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines. We strive to be the employer of choice in the legal community. Our goal is to attract talent of varied backgrounds who meet our standards of excellence and reflect the marketplace that we serve. We embrace this diversity; it contributes to our success.
A set of core principles guide our work with our clients and with each other. Together, we call this Experience Amplified. It is a client-centered operational approach that helps define a culture of service excellence. It contributes to our highly collaborative group of business professionals, led by a dedicated and passionate C-Team.
Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Directing staff in the organization and management of data and evidence
  • Communicating with appellate manager on appellate-related team deadlines
  • Working closely with the eDiscovery department
  • Drafting correspondence, pleadings, and discovery, basic appellate documents, including designations of transcripts, docketing statements, status reports, and stipulations
  • Investigating, locating, analyzing, summarizing, and tracking facts, evidence, and other data using online resources, such as Pacer state court dockets, search engines, social media, Westlaw, medical databases, Edgar, etc.
  • Facilitating records requests, including medical, FOIA, DMV, courts, etc.
  • Preparing pre-suit damages analysis
  • Locating and interviewing witnesses and working with investigator(s) as needed
  • Working with expert witnesses, including researching potential experts, preparation of documents for review, and coordination of filing and/or service of expert reports and attendance of expert(s) at events
  • Researching, analyzing, and summarizing rules of procedure, evidence, statutes, regulations, and case law
  • Drafting privilege and redaction logs
  • Facilitating IMEs
  • Preparing appendices and excerpts of record (identifying requisite components under the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure and Ninth Circuit Rules)
  • Appropriate utilization of e-Discovery platforms, such as Everlaw, Eclipse, CasePoint, Relativity, Viewpoint, etc. to manage evidence in conjunction with our Litigation Support Team
  • Appropriate utilization of other legal technologies, such as CaseMap, TimeMap, TextMap, Trial Director, OnCue, and PageVault
  • Facilitating court filings (completing filings when necessary)
  • Instructing docketing staff on recording deadlines, verifying accuracy of deadlines, tracking deadlines, and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Summarizing depositions, other witness statements, and evidence
  • Preparing medical and/or case chronologies
  • Preparing for and attending arbitration, hearings, mediation, and trials
  • Educate, train, and advise case teams and clients on electronic data management, database hygiene, and trial support.
  • Selection and coordination with litigation and trial vendors
  • Hot seat support and courtroom management
  • Accurately tracking and recording time spent on tasks and projects
  • Some duties may require in-office presence.


Education and Experience:


  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain flexible to meet client and attorney needs while maintaining a positive attitude and composure
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing internally with attorneys and staff and externally with clients, opposing counsel, co-counsel, expert witnesses, courts, government agencies, etc.
  • Good understanding of legal terminology, including technology and e-Discovery terms
  • Legal writing talent
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of litigation workflows and processes
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule as needed, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Outstanding technology aptitude and literacy, including but not limited to the complete Microsoft Office Suite; PDF compilation programs; file management systems (FileSite/WorkSite); time tracking software, e-Discovery platforms, case management programs, and web capture software
  • Understanding of various e-filing processes and requirements
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain pace with voluminous communications and tasks
  • Familiarity with rules of procedure or the ability to quickly research and understand such rules
  • Ability to record time in a manner that reflects the value of work invested in tasks or projects
  • Ability to understand and follow specific, detailed instructions while recognizing when to ask for clarification or make suggestions
  • A minimum of five years of progressively more complex civil litigation experience required, including experience with appellate matters
  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in paralegal or legal studies from a regionally accredited college or university preferred
  • Experience working across offices at a distance desired


Lewis Roca offers competitive compensation and benefits, including:


  • 401(k) with generous employer match
  • 3 weeks of paid time off
  • 10-paid holidays per year
  • Benefits start on day 1
  • Several medical plan options to choose from, including traditional plans and HSA-qualified plans
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Well-being program
  • Technology stipend
  • Employer-paid life insurance and long-term disability
  • And much more!


How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in Lewis Roca. To complete an application and submit your resume, please click "Apply for this Position." No phone calls, please. We will contact you if your resume indicates that you are a strong candidate for this position. #LI-LH1 #LI-HYBRID
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Lewis Roca is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, age, physical or mental disability, spousal affiliation, marital status, a serious medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for the "Know Your Rights" poster . To request a disability accommodation in the application process, . Lewis Roca participates in E-Verify, please click for more information. For information regarding your Right to Work, please click here .



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