Paralegal Legal Assistant

Glendale

The Margarian Law Firm, a family owned business with main offices in Glendale, CA is seeking an experienced Paralegal to bolster its Lemon Law and Dealer Fraud team. We provide the highest quality legal representation to our clients. One of the longest running in our niche, our litigation approach has resulted in a formidable rate of success, including several multi-million dollar class action settlements. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Manage a case from inception to closure and anticipate case/counsel needs. Work in concert with counsel and Case Coordinators  on collection, processing, review and production of electronic data/files. Manage document productions, including document review under the supervision of an attorney, redactions, endorsements and preparation of document productions for service. Establish, organize and maintain case files, both electronic and paper. Research and glean  information from resources such as websites, periodicals, trade associations, Federal, State and local government agencies. Prepare, serve and manage document and deposition subpoenas. Depositions: Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition, secure deposition transcripts from reporting services and distribute copies as needed. Assist in preparation of motions and other Court filings, including assembly of motion papers, declarations and exhibits, proofread and citation check, and create appendices. Assist in the filing and service of Federal and State Court documents. Assist counsel in trial/arbitration/mediation: create exhibit lists and prepare exhibits; prepare witnesses; coordinate logistics such as courtroom technician and other technology needs; liaison between counsel and court staff; assist counsel at hearing. Qualifications Strong management, organizational, communication and writing skills. Time management skills to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately. Team-oriented mindset and strong work ethic. Ability to efficiently gather, maintain and organize voluminous data/documents. Minimum education - Bachelor's degree preferred Minimum of 3 years working as a litigation or labor paralegal at a law firm or assisting company in-house counsel. Certificate from accredited paralegal school preferred Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with Clio or PracticePanther Experienced in: Eclipse (or like database); Relativity; Westlaw Research (including public records); Lexis CaseMap and TextMap; PACER. Pay: $66,000.00 - $100,000 per year Benefits: Bonus/Salary re-evaluation every 3 months 401(k) Dental insurance Disability insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Paid time-off Parental leave Referral program Retirement plan Vision insurance Schedule: 8 and 9 hour shifts available Day shift Monday to Friday Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred) Experience: Paralegal/Paralegal Equivalent Work Experience: 3 years (Preferred) Indicate your availability to come in for an interview when applying. Also indicate if how much notice time you need for your current employer or whether you are available to start immediately if hired. Company Description We are a boutique law firm focused on helping consumers with automotive defect (lemon law), dealer fraud and consumer class action cases.

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