Cintas Litigation Paralegal II in Mason, Ohio

Requisition Number: 33737

Job Description

Cintas is seeking a Litigation Paralegal II. Responsibilities include providing legal support and paralegal services to internal and external counsel with an emphasis on matters related to tort defense litigation under broad supervision of an attorney; exercising discretion and independent non-legal judgment with respect to matters of significance; overseeing the discovery process for several attorneys, from inception through appeal; under attorney supervision, gathering factual information relative to litigation issues and preparing summaries of factual findings, investigations, deposition/hearing/trial testimony; drafting discovery demands and responses; following up with adversaries for compliance; preparing medical-legal chronologies and helping counsel prepare for fact and expert depositions; assisting with the identification and hiring of expert witnesses and scheduling of independent medical examinations; performing certain administrative functions; providing docketing support and managing litigation calendars; using technology to organize, index and oversee maintenance of case file documents; handling general inquiries relating to matter status and/or acting in a liaison relationship within the organization to facilitate efficient workflow in legal matters or projects and preparing reports; organizing documents and coordinating document productions; conducting Bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents; reviewing documents for production for attorney-client privilege; under the guidance of an attorney, categorizing documents by subject matter, preparing a chronology of facts and creating production charts; preparing court and other administrative agency filings, tracking status and following through on assigned matters or projects; creating, binding and distributing file and courtesy copies; organizing briefs, exhibits and appendices; preparing for and attending trials; organizing exhibits, files and all other supporting documents; coordinating trial set-up and logistics; assisting attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits and marking documents referred to by counsel; assisting in the preparation of witness testimony; serving as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff; effectively communicating and interacting with adversaries, clients and third party administrator to exchange information and documentation relative to the litigation process; preparing witness and matter materials for case preparation; organizing interview memos and other relevant documents for attorney review; deposition preparation; and case preparation.

Skills/Qualifications

Required

  • Minimum 6 years’ paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate environment

  • High level of proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, litigation support applications, electronic docketing applications; PACER, electronic filing, legal research databases and other internet research tools

  • Understanding of the discovery process relative to ESI collection, processing and management

  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks

  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential information

  • Self-discipline

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey information in a clear, concise and effective manner

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to independently handle discovery

  • Meticulous and responsible for calendaring functions while independently handling day-to-day responsibilities

  • High School Diploma/GED; Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Preferred

  • Minimum 4 years' tort experience

Our employee-partners enjoy:

  • Competitive Pay

  • 401(k)/Profit Sharing/ESOP

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package

  • Disability and Life Insurance Package

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.

Cintas Corporation helps more than 900,000 businesses of all types and sizes get READY™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and safety and compliance training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®.

To support our growth across North America, we’re seeking driven professionals with ambition to move up within our company. Our professional culture, our dedication to our employee-partners and limitless career opportunities—these are just a few benefits we’re proud to offer. Our employee-partners know every job is critical, and that teamwork drives innovation. Let’s talk about how you’ll fit into our team and how your hard work will be recognized through competitive pay, world-class benefits and ongoing career development. Are you Ready™ for limitless opportunities at Cintas?

Cintas Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Category: HR/Legal

Organization: Corporate

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: 1st Shift