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Litigation Paralegal Resume
Litigation Paralegal Resume
Donald B. Esquivel
999 Main Street
(999) 999-9999 Anytown, NY 99999
ABC Company August 2007-Present
Litigation Paralegal
Primary client contact;
Prior and updated medical records retrieval, review and organization and drafting of medical
Drafted all pleadings, motions, discovery, discovery responses and some briefs and memorandums
of law;
Contact and scheduling with expert witnesses;
Investigation of claims and contact/meetings with witnesses;
Drafted appeal pleadings and Record on Appeal, and assisted attorney with legal research for brief
and compiling and filing of same;
Responsible for “driving” my cases moving the cases along;
Extensive experience and knowledge of all phases of trial preparation, including, but not limited to,
illustrations, exhibits, deposition summaries, assisted attorney in selection of jury, drafting of pre-
trial and trials pleadings, orders and motions and trial briefs, and coordination and preparation of
Legal and medical literature research;
Scheduling of depositions, meetings and mediations;
Preparation of mediation summaries;
Drafting of pleadings and motions and gathering of numbers and documents for hearing on reduction
or dismissal of third party lines;
Case evaluation and recommendations to attorney on strength of case (e.g. try case, settle case, any
problems areas);
Extensive knowledge of administrative procedures, rules of civil procedure, rules of evidence and
trial practices;
Facilitated negotiation assistance and expedited case settlements.
GHI Company September 2003- Present
Litigation Paralegal
All-around performance of paralegal tasks to assist attorneys with witness interviews, depositions,
preparation of law and motion pleadings, and preparation for arbitrations and trials. Included
identifying potential exhibits for discovery/ discovery responses, depositions, pleadings, expert
review, and arbitration/trial use.
Preparation of concise, issue-pertinent, deposition/document summaries from voluminous document
productions and deposition transcripts in numerous Construction Defect matters, Insurance Defense
matters, and assorted other matters. Drafted multi-format discovery and discovery responses in
these same matters.
XYZ Corporation February 1999- August 2004
Litigation Paralegal
Maintain calendaring of state, federal, and administrative deadlines and hearings for legal
Manage case load for legal department, including scanning documents into appropriate files,
organization of electronic documents, document indexing, and document processing.
Draft first roughs of motions to compel, discovery, deposition notices, subpoenas and
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