Supervisory Paralegal

Location: Santa Ana, CA
Date Posted: 01-25-2017
Supervisory Paralegal
*Performs complex legal and factual research.
*Monitors work and reports on progress.
*Responsible for ensuring that paralegal and support staff work meets contract and attorney requirements and is delivered on time.
*Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks.
*Formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done.
*Designs and develops systems and procedures for tracking, controlling, and managing case files, exhibits, and other case-specific materials.
*Coordinates with other contractor support components, including data processing support staff, in order to accomplish work.
*Duties may involve working on administrative records projects.
*Performs other related duties as assigned
          
Required Qualifications:
 *Excellent written and oral communication skills.
*Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR.
*At least three years of litigation paralegal experience,
including trial experience.
*At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.
*Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
^Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
*Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
*Familiarity and experience with processing, tagging, indexing, and organizing voluminous discovery, including documents, electronic communications, and audio and video recordings, in multi-defendant cases, preferably criminal cases.
*Familiarity and experience with discovery databases such as Concordance, CaseMap or similar databases/programs.
*Familiarity and experience in assisting for preparation and conduct of trials, including preparing and organizing subpoenas for witness testimony and organizing and managing exhibits for presentation at trial.
*Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
*Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Access and Outlook), WordPerfect Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Professional and/or similar applications.
*Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
*Some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of small office items and/or moderately heavy items such as boxes.

Ability to obtain a security clearance.
*Must be a U.S. Citizen.
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