Job Details

Junior Paralegal

Company name

Chenega Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Jun 08, 2021

Posted on

Feb 23, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Junior Paralegal
Responsibilities: Following established guidelines, gathers, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by litigation attorneys and/or other office professionals in preparation of memoranda and other legal documents. Review documents, cross-check information. May synopsize transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation; writes preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence. Supports litigation attorneys during trial, including courtroom locations and may include experience in witness interviews. Enter data into computerized systems, update databases and spreadsheets. Obtain documents from paper and electronic files. Perform document review and research and summarize findings. Assist with document productions. Maintain, organize, and file office records and documents. Assist in processing notices, orders, and action memos. Maintain, organize, and file office records and documents. Perform complex data-base searches related to filings (e.g., Name Relationship Search Index) and other legal data-base searches (e.g., basic Westlaw and/or LEXIS). Maintain chronological/searchable databases of office precedent (i.e., comment letters, minutes of meetings and office policy “significant outcomes” memoranda). Prepare and maintain database monitoring and tracking status (e.g., track and/or organize materials using agency automated database/systems, such as word processing software, spreadsheets, computer graphics, presentation software, or database applications).

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Associates Degree in a related labor category field such as Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies, or Criminal Justice from an accredited college, university, school or educational institution that has been accredited by accrediting bodies or organizations recognized by the US Department of Education. 2+ years of Paralegal experience with a specialty in litigation (trial). Paralegal Certificate (Certificate not required if degree is in Paralegal Studies) Ability to provide favorable credit history. Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills. Experience in litigation support during trial, including courtroom. Experience in interviewing witnesses Must be proficient with Microsoft 2010 or newer programs.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Chenega Corporation
3000 C Street
Suite 301
Anchorage, AK 99503

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