McGuireWoods LLP

  • Junior Litigation Paralegal

    Category Paralegal
    Job Location
    US-VA-Tysons
  • Overview

    The Firm's commercial litigation practice group has a need for junior litigation paralegal to join its team in our Tysons, VA office.  The paralegal is relied upon to assist the senior paralegal and attorneys manage federal and state court filings, case files, discovery, depositions and trial preparation for consumer class action, antitrust and product liability cases.  The projects generally involve data and document management and organizational tasks.  Some overtime and travel may be required.

     

    McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.

    Responsibilities

    • Assisting attorneys and Senior Paralegals with preparing legal documents, including pleadings, correspondence, briefs, motions, subpoenas, and discovery-related materials
    • Managing case files and matter documents through e-Rooms and docketing systems
    • Ensuring filings are in compliance with court rules and filing and e-filing documents therein, specifically in state and federal courts
    • Assisting attorneys and Senior Paralegals with discovery, including discovery requests, depositions, and issuing subpoenas
    • Assisting with document review and analysis through various platforms, e.g., Relativity, Concordance, etc.
    • Tracking and managing deadlines throughout the lifecycle of a case

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree; ABA Certified Paralegal Certificate preferred but not required
    • Strong coordination and teamwork skills
    • Attention to detail and ability to take notes and work independently if necessary
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work hands-on as required
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other document management software and technology

     

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