Grace K. Sagara

Seinor Paralegal

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Education

Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Music, 1979

Employment

Lehrman Law Group, Santa Monica, CA 1983-present
Paralegal (1995-present)/Paralegal Assistant (1983-1995)

Firm specializes in general business litigation, products liability and consumer warranty litigation. Manage cases from inception through settlement or post-trial activity, draft pleadings, discovery, discovery responses, settlement agreements. Assist at depositions, mediations, hearings, inspections and settlement conferences. Trial preparation, including: trial exhibits; Motions in Limine; trial notebooks; witness files; Jury Instructions; create databases and assist with preparing witnesses for trial. Assist at trial. Cite check and shepardize case law. Factual and legal research. Document analysis and management. Provide quality control for all documents before filing with Court. Calendar and coordinate all litigation dates (pre-and post-trial dates). Hire and coordinate investigators, court reporters, videographers, experts and interpreters. Summarize depositions, medical records and production documents.

Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Los Angeles, CA 1980-1983
Paralegal Assistant

Firm specializes in general business litigation, products liability, labor law and real estate litigation. Duties included summarizing depositions and medical records, factual research and drafting discovery and discovery responses.

Skills

WordPerfect, Microsoft Office Suite, Lexis Advance.

Interests

Animal assisted therapy; yoga; hiking; swimming.