Paralegal – Litigation

Our Columbus office has an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to support our Litigation group. This position would be responsible for researching law, investigating facts, and preparing documents to assist the attorneys. Additional duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Assists with the preparation of legal documents such as complaints and answers, motions, discovery requests and responses, affidavits, subpoenas and settlement documents for review, approval, and use by attorney.
  • Coordinates document production including summarizing documents, attending productions, reviewing documents and arranging for copying.
  • Assists with depositions including preparing notices and subpoenas duces tecum and arranging for court reporter. Indexes and summarizes depositions and deposition exhibits. Prepares and organizes materials for depositions.
  • Assists with brief preparation including cite checking, shepardizing, proofing, quotation verification and compilation of appendices and addendums.
  • Assists with trial preparation including preparing exhibits, notebooks, checklists and witness files. Coordinates the schedules of witnesses and experts.
  • Attends trials and acts as liaison with outside vendors for the preparation of charts, graphs, etc. Maintains and organizes trial exhibits and documents at court and arranges for transportation.
  • Investigates facts of case and prepares summaries and memos concerning the data.
  • Organizes and maintains document form and client files.
  • Database case management including developing information retrieval systems.
  • Researches and analyzes law sources such as cases, statutes, legal articles, regulations and public records.
Requirements:
  • Four year college or university program degree
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • 5+ years of litigation experience, in a law firm setting

Please send resume to Whitney O’Malley, Human Resources Manager, Columbus office, at womalley@bakerlaw.com.

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