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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Yorkson Legal, Inc.

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Posted on

Feb 12,2018

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Collections Paralegal The candidate should have 1 - 3 years of law firm experience. ProLaw and fluent Spanish experience a plus. Should be experienced paralegal/legal assistant with 1 year of litigation experience. Must be able to effectively handle a demanding case load. Candidates must possess professional demeanor, sound judgment, discretion and strong critical thinking, problem solving and attention to detail. Must show initiative, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to interact professionally and effectively on all levels. Must have BA Degree required, Paralegal Certificate preferred. Must be able to file documents via ECF [State and Federal Courts] and in person at the courts. Will also need to pull and analyze federal and state rules. Should intermediate to advanced understanding of Word and Excel. Familiarity with Access and PowerPoint a plus. Should have ability to read and analyze dense materials. Should have ability to proofread, fact check and draft legal documents, e.g., subpoenas, affidavits/certificates of service, Notices of Withdrawal, Satisfactions of Judgment, Pro Hac Vice papers, Notices of Appearance, etc. should have ability to conduct research, including, but not limited to, Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis. Should have ability to write effectively and efficiently. Should have experience in trial support role and with related programs a plus.

Company info

Diane Amato
Yorkson Legal, Inc.
800 Second Avenue
Suite 804
New York City, NY 10017