Robert Half Legal PRODUCTS LIABILITY PARALEGAL TO 60k- TOP TRIAL TEAM!! in Chicago, Illinois

Products Liability Litigation Paralegal is needed for a national litigation firm with a growing trial team! SUMMARY: Paralegal enhances attorney effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; tracking cases; supporting attorney's trial proceedings. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, motions, discovery, and notices for review, approval, and settlement documents for use by attorney; Manage calendar/tickler system for timely response to all court deadlines; Investigate facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly; Prepare indexes of documents and maintain document/case file; Maintain accurate indexes regarding all pertinent information on each case; Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes; Review discovery and prepare, issue and record subpoenas for records and depositions; Communicate with courts, outside counsel, clients, experts, and vendors; Prepare case information and forward to expert witnesses; Assist attorneys with preparation for hearings, depositions and trials; Manage and enter case information into database; Abstract depositions; Maintain file on experts used in the litigation by both parties. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume to claire.marshall@roberthalflegal.com and Chinetta.foster@roberthalflegal.com

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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Req ID: 01300-9500651600

Functional Role: Paralegal

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60611

Compensation: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year

Requirements: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree required; Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved institution preferred; 3-5 years of defense litigation experience required; experience in handling product liability or personal injury matters preferred; E-discovery experience is a plus, including basic knowledge and previous coordination of e-discovery matters; Must be able to work independently while functioning well in a team environment; Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; Task-oriented with excellent sense of prioritization, highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and to work under pressure; Quick learner with strong attention to detail and initiative; Excellent organization and communication skills; Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Our benefit plans include: medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401 (k) plan with company match and more. If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your resume to claire.marshall@roberthalflegal.com and Chinetta.foster@roberthalflegal.com