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Senior Litigation Paralegal

Company: Selzer Gurvitch Rabin Wertheimer & Polott, P.C
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description General Summary At Selzer Gurvitch, our people trust the people they work for, take pride in what they do, enjoy the people they work with, and serve the communities in which they live. The firm is seeking an experienced paralegal for our Litigation & Trial practice group. Qualified candidates should have at least 5 years experience as a litigation paralegal to include pretrial and trial experience, knowledge of federal court filing procedures, electronic discovery and the ability to conduct database searches utilizing Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, PACER, Concordance, and other software as needed. Candidates should be resourceful, exercise good judgment, and possess effective interpersonal skills. Candidates should be able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Essential Duties Assist attorneys in all aspects of litigation, including evidentiaryhearings, arbitrations, and trials. Maintain document production and client document database. Review and outline depositions, indices and summarize legal documents. Participate in interviews of parties, witnesses, and experts and providing assistance with interview memos, written statements, and/or affidavits Provide assistance in the trial of cases including tracking exhibits, preparing filings, and motions. Perform assigned legal research tasks using all available resources including libraries and computer data systems. Proofreading and the marking of legal documents. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Prior experience with large case management/E-Discovery and a working knowledge of document management software systems. Review and analyze matters for the purpose of preparing status reports to attorneys and clients. Skills Needed to be Successful Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when evaluating legal matters. Ability to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors. The position may entail local and domestic travel. Flexibility and the ability to work overtime are essential. A four-year college degree is required; paralegal certificate is preferred. Qualified candidates should have at least 5 years experience as a litigation paralegal. Additional Information Selzer Gurvitch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.

Company Description About Selzer Gurvitch Selzer Gurvitch Rabin Wertheimer & Polott, P.C. is a Bethesda, MD law firm focusing its practice primarily on transactional business, tax, estate planning, real estate and general litigation. For more than 35 years, the firm has served clients throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Our lawyers apply traditional values of honesty, integrity, and hard work on behalf of our clients. We ask the right questions, listen carefully to the answers, and collaborate to develop and execute strategies designed to cost-effectively achieve our clients legal, estate planning, business and personal objectives. Our attorneys get to know and come to care deeply about the people, businesses, and organizations that put their faith in us. We take tremendous pride in having established many multi-generational client relationships, in which we have earned the same level of trust from those young adults whose parents and grandparents first retained us. Each client, whether new or of long-standing, receives our total dedication and commitment to achieve the best possible outcome. At Selzer Gurvitch, we will always stand for resolve, relationships, and results.

Keywords: Selzer Gurvitch Rabin Wertheimer & Polott, P.C, Bethesda , Senior Litigation Paralegal, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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