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Senior Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

New York City, NY

Posted on

Jan 23,2018
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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Senior Litigation Paralegal The candidate will maintain caseloads as well as organize case files. Perform administrative duties, such as calendar hearings, court and discovery deadlines. Manage hard copy and electronic case documents, including managing email and electronic files and preparing binders of hard copy documents. Provide internet research including pulling cases from Lexis and Westlaw, as needed, along with conducting research and analyzing various law sources. Assist with the general aspects of document productions (redacting, copying, Bates stamping). Assist attorneys with preparation of Declarations and exhibits for motions. Cite-check, bluebook and Shepardize briefs and legal memoranda. Drafting of routine court documents. Organize, analyze, and index documents and exhibits. Assist with all aspects of deposition preparation. Organize and prepare witness files and trial notebooks. Create and maintain trial exhibit and deposition designation databases; assist with preparation of pre and post-trial briefs. Organize case files for use in appellate proceedings, if applicable. Create and maintain working files for attorneys and index files for long-term storage. Perform other job related duties as assigned and assist attorneys when needed. Must have 7-10 years of experience as a paralegal. Should preferably have BS/BA from an accredited college or university and a paralegal certificate. Must have superior working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of the CPLR and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is required. Experience handling multiple attorneys with full caseloads is needed. Familiarity with Westlaw, Lexis and litigation support programs is essential. Familiarity with Worksite, Filesite or Desksite or a comparable document management program is must.

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