Paralegal (LA Office)

Paralegal with 5+ years of experience to provide support to attorneys from case inception through discovery, litigation, settlement, trial and/or appeal.  Solid experience and knowledge in civil litigation and trial preparation required.  Pre-trial responsibilities include: subpoena preparation and notices to consumer, medical records review and chronologies, witness interviews, deposition summaries, research, and handling of small claims matters.  Trial responsibilities include: organizing and working up case for trial, issuing subpoenas, notices to attend, tracking witnesses, preparation of exhibit and witness lists and binders, preparation of CACIs, preparing discovery notebooks and trial notebooks.  Required experience in tracking hours and billing time.

Candidate must have a positive attitude, be highly motivated, a self-starter with a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, reliable and professional.  Candidate must also be proficient in MS Word and have knowledge of Code of Civil Procedure.  Experience in electronic trial presentation software helpful.

We offer competitive salaries, bonus opportunities, generous benefits, including health insurance, 401(k) and paid time off, and a great work atmosphere.  If you are motivated to deliver quality results, thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with great people, we want to hear from you.

Please send your resume with salary requirement to:

Grace Thomas
Human Resources
employment@pettitkohn.com