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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA New York City, NY

Posted on

May 23,2017

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One of our favorite firm, this large Atlanta shop has successfully remained profitable and vibrant despite a committment to keeping billable hour requirements to an absolute minimum. These Atlanta offices are sleek and filled with impressive art, surrounding the busy full service group. Especially well known for some impressive labor and employment attorneys, as well as a burgeoning antitrust practice, we highly recommend this firm. Paralegal (Corporate Litigation) Duties: Perform paralegal duties and responsibilities as directed by group leader and other attorneys in assigned substantive practice group. Demonstrate strong organizational and writing skills. Research, analyze and summarize law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, constitutions, legal codes and law-related information relevant to practice area. Research, investigate, analyze and summarize facts and factual issues relevant to practice area. Receive and follow complex instructions. Draft and prepare legal documents appropriate to practice area. Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines. Establish priorities and work concurrently on a variety of projects. Perform all assignments in strict compliance with ethical guidelines governing the practice of law. File documents electronically using CM/ECF (Federal Courts), NYSCEF (NYS Courts), eCourts (NJ State Courts), and other similar e-filing websites. Assist with preparation of legal briefs including cite checking, bookmarking, table of contents & table of authorities. Work with outside vendors/attorney services to arrange for retrieval and service of legal documents.

REQUIREMENTS: 5+ years if Corporate and/or Litigation experience. Demonstrate good teamwork skills within and among practice groups, offices and firm to facilitate efficient delivery of legal services. Consistently exhibit a high degree of professionalism. Use initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimum supervision. Direct and coordinate activities of law office support personnel as assigned Must be a self-starter with ability to successfully work independently or as a team. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor s degree, and certificate of completion from a paralegal training program, American Bar Association (ABA) approval preferred.

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Law Firm Staff