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Temporary Litigation Paralegal

Job Code: 43185613
Location: Austin, Texas
Date Posted: 3/6/2018
Position: Paralegal
Practice Area: Litigation
Employment Type: Contract

Special Counsel is seeking litigation paralegals interested in temporary positions to place with a law firm client. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of prior experience as a litigation paralegal or legal assistant. This is a great opportunity for candidates seeking to get more experience or would like more of a flexible schedule.
Essential Functions

  • Coordinate multi-person, multi-office internal case teams, work flow and timelines.
  • Coordinate case information for multiple parties and multi-district litigation.
  • Assist with the development of case-specific databases to facilitate the retrieval of documents and testimony.
  • Review documents and prepare summaries (abstracts or coding forms, etc) for software conversion.
  • Research case law
  • Drafting pleadings and discovery; proofread documents.
  • Conduct computerized searches to assist in preparation for depositions and trial.
  • Assist with the collection of, and organization and production of documents and prepare necessary witness exhibits.
  • Trial preparation
  • Locate relevant documents, articles, research, etc. from outside sources.
  • Make independent and critical decisions regarding exchange of information among parties, case preparation, file management, delegation of responsibilities, etc.
  • Some appellate experience preferred.


  • Proficient in MS Office (software testing required)
  • MUST have at least 3 years of litigation paralegal/legal assistant experience
  • Some experience with WordPerfect preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree or paralegal certificate required
  • Professional in appearance and demeanor
  • Excellent drafting and proofreading skills
  • Candidates must be open to temporary positions
  • *Pay rate based on experience

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