• Location: Olympia, Washington, United States • Position Title: Litigation Paralegal
• Company Name: Freimund Tardif, PLLC
• Job Function: Paralegal
• Job Type: Full-Time
• Salary: $70,000-$80,000 (yearly)
Freimund Tardif, PLLC is boutique firm located in Olympia, WA. We are seeking an experienced paralegal to join our team in representing state and local governments in tort, civil rights, employment, public records, in all aspects of litigation. Clients include state, county, and city governments, public school districts, government officials, and risk pools. Although the firm is located in Olympia, remote work is permitted and encouraged based on the experience level of the successful applicant. Our practice is statewide and occasionally travel is required. Cases typically involve large damages, highly disputed liability and causation, extensive discovery and motion practice, trial, and appeals. With such a diverse practice our staff are continuously engaged in challenging and interesting work. We offer health care and retirement benefits plus paid time off. For more information on our firm, please visit us at ftlawoffice.com.
Initiate and compose formal discovery requests directed to plaintiff(s) and other parties. Review and prepare responses to formal discovery requests. Manage voluminous discovery, including use of electronic discovery databases and supporting tools.
Analyze facts of cases; identify legal issues; develop rapport with, secure cooperation from, and interview potential fact and expert witnesses. Coordinate work with experts, including communications to retain experts, manage contracts, and securely provide records.
Independently create comprehensive, concise computerized reports outlining the evidence to include the evaluation and analysis of the evidence for relevance, credibility, authenticity, and admissibility.
Identify possible witnesses and other possible sources of information and evidence; maintain contact with witnesses and clients.
Prepare attorneys for and participate at depositions, mediations, and trial. Prepare and manage witnesses, documentary evidence, electronic exhibits, and demonstrative evidence.
Independently compose letters, draft pleadings and other documents for litigation. Conduct legal, medical, and other technical research for review by attorneys, including use of Westlaw and other resources.
Ensure all case deadlines are met and all filings comply with procedural requirements.
Option 1: Graduation from an accredited two-year paralegal program plus two years' experience as a paralegal.
Option 2: Graduation from an accredited four-year college and completion of a nine-month paralegal program plus one year experience as a paralegal.
Option 3: Three years' experience as a paralegal.
Please submit a letter of interest and a current resume detailing experience and education to Kathrine Sisson, Office Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.