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Paralegal or Legal Assistant (Discovery Experience)

Pasadena, CA
Our rapidly growing Pasadena, CA law firm is seeking a smart and determined paralegal proficient with discovery or experienced litigation assistant to join our growing team. Every single employee gets to make an impact and our values guide the way we work with each other. It's a culture where you have the freedom to experiment and push your talents as far as they can go. Our law firm is frequently called upon by other law firms across the country and the ideal candidate will have a great personality and enjoy the family atmosphere our firm has worked so hard to build.

Job Description:
  • Work with clients to obtain information, draft discovery responses with organized exhibits, submit to handling attorney at least 48 hours prior to deadline for review, implement attorney feedback
  • Bates stamp documents is a plus
  • Know when team needs to prepare and send supplemental discovery, prepare and serve supplemental and/or specialized discovery
  • Provide lit concierge service/updates to clients and providers on status of case
  • Coordinate with other staff to make sure we have all necessary records before preparing discovery responses
  • Supplement & amend discovery responses as needed
  • Follow up with clients regarding settlement release(s) and coordinate with counsel to finalize same
  • Draft requests for dismissal, coordinate deposit of settlement checks as received, request settlement checks, review settled cases, and send cases to liens if necessary
  • Prepare discovery and mediation binders
  • Assist with deposition preparation by compiling necessary documentation for the handling attorney
  • Understand calendaring and fill in for other staff as necessary
  • As needed, prepare documents for filing with the Court
  • Coordinate with outside investigators to obtain additional information, as needed and with instruction and supervision from attorneys

  • Very well organized
  • Critical thinker
  • Fast learner
  • Be able to handle and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Good follow up
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • At least 2 years of litigation experience required

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