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Paralegal - Trial - Boston


Job Title: Paralegal

Office: Boston

Overview: Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with 900+ attorneys in offices across the U.S. and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today’s evolving global markets. 

Summary: Seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to support our 30 attorney Boston office. The right candidate will have a minimum of 4-5 years of law firm experience in the Paralegal role and substantial experience in all aspects of Intellectual Property litigation and complex litigation with an emphasis on large case management, including trial preparation and management, including experience in the courts setting up trial exhibits and technology.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare, organize, and file documents and correspondence with the court
  • Conduct legal research
  • Update and maintain docketing and filing as well as internal databases
  • Prepare witness and other materials for case preparation
  • Organize relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation
  • Prepare for depositions, including the preparation of discovery requests; facilitate service of process and coordinating examinations before trial (EBT)
  • Draft pleadings, motions, briefs
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, etc.)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Assist between trial teams and internal/external third parties; conducts investigations engage in on-line legal research; develop pleadings; prepare motions and other pertinent legal documents/forms for review by assigned attorney; assist in discovery
  • Accurately and consistently track and record all related billable and non-billable time
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Drafting of correspondence, notices, and affidavits
  • Proofread as needed.




  • Must be proficient in Electronic Court Filing, in federal and state courts, E-discovery, litigation software and other web-based litigation databases
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are necessary
  • Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • The individual must be able to handle multiple, concurrent projects and generate quality work product in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Flexibility to work additional hours overtime, as needed, is necessary as is the flexibility to travel on occasion when working with attorneys during a trial
  • Certification or associate’s degree in paralegal studies (bachelor’s degree is preferred)
  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in a paralegal role



           Comprehensive healthcare, dental, vision and prescription plans

           Commuter, HSA and FSA spending accounts

           Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance coverage

           401k and pension plan

           22 PTO days, 11 paid holidays

           Employee referral bonus ($3,000.00)

           Professional development training

           Fertility support benefits



EEO STATEMENT:  Duane Morris is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact Shawn Tato, HR Assistant at 215-979-1224.

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Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities or requirements.  In addition, Duane Morris reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator.