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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

Apr 06,2018

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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. Paralegal Candidate will assist in maintaining the litigation files, conducting legal and financial research, preparing documents for court filings (from drafting to photocopying), and assisting in general office administration. Responsibilities will include: Organizing and maintaining case files on a daily basis. Preparing and filing legal documents with the courts. Answering the telephone and responding to client inquiries. Preparing, producing, and organizing discovery including: (i) contacting process servers, (ii) coding documents, and (iii) redacting sensitive material. Uploading documents received through discovery to online databases. Conducting legal research using Westlaw on substantive legal issues. Using Excel to prepare simple financial analyses of stock trading. Proofreading and editing legal briefs and documents. Creating tables of contents and tables of authorities for legal briefs. Drafting motions and legal briefs on simple issues. Maintaining court calendar. Monitoring cases. Contacting and writing letters to other attorneys, clients and the courts on various issues. Ordering office supplies and assisting with office administrative tasks.

Qualifications: Work experience. Highly organized - maintain litigation files perfectly. Excellent writer and editor. Strong computer skills and knowledge of business software, esp. Excel, Word. Excellent online research skills. Self-starter who is proactive and conscientious. Strong communication skills.

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Law Firm Staff