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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - Litigation General

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Jan 11,2018

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Junior Paralegal - Intellectual Property The candidate will provide legal and administrative support to Paralegals and Attorneys in the IP Litigation Department. Will become thoroughly familiar with each assigned active case by understanding the nature of the documents and their relationship to the case in order to be responsive to document requests and establish responsibilities and protocols. Understand the litigation process in order to anticipate what types of documents Attorneys will need so that documents are prepared ahead of time and requests are filled promptly; facilitate communication between Attorneys and work directly with Attorneys in coordinating and executing their requests. Act as a custodian of any and all documents, media and databases relevant to the active cases at hand. Organize, update case files, pleadings and correspondence files. Assist Attorneys with deposition witness files, document productions, briefs and other various tasks as they are assigned in preparation for depositions and arbitrations; create many of the witness preparation materials such as deposition preparation binders, direct testimony materials and cross examination materials. Adequately compile and organize case materials and fill in missing document gaps for current assigned case litigations and arbitrations; compile relevant documents in databases and network drives to maintain an accessible case file. Employ various Firm resources, e.g. Livenote, Concordance, Sharepoint, LegalKey and shared network drives. Commitment to work nights and weekends, as needed; available to travel and be away from home for extended periods of time. Should be a college graduate with a strong interest in the legal profession and IP Litigation law. Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary with the ability to interact professionally with staff, attorneys, legal assistants, clients and vendors. Strong technical skills are required, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and a Document Management System; knowledge of Carpe Diem, Westlaw, Relativity, Campulaw, and Sharepoint is a plus. A college degree is required.

Additional info

Job ID: 4411

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
601 Lexington Avenue
New York City, NY 10022