Job Details

Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Dec 10,2018

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

Syracuse, NY
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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Profile

Our Syracuse, NY office seeks a paralegal with 2-5 years of experience in the defense litigation field. Experience with Asbestos/Toxic Tort related work preferred. 



Responsibilities will include:




  • Preparation of trial binders

  • Scheduling of depositions, IMEs, mediationsCoordinating witnesses for trial

  • Maintaining case calendars

  • Subpoenaing records

  • E-filing

  • Medical Chronologies

  • Page Line Summaries

  • Drafting of deposition notices, praecipes, and entries of appearance



Requirements:




  • Knowledge of state and local rules of civil procedure

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Billing Experience

  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to work independently


Company info

McGivney & Kluger, P.C.

Company Profile

McGivney & Kluger, PC is a national defense litigation firm with approximately 100 experienced litigation attorneys in 10 offices primarily located in the Northeast United States. The diverse skills of our staff enable us to provide a wide array of services from standard litigation practice to representation in complex and specialized practice areas.

Review:

"Starting Career Law Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on August 18, 2017

There needs to be leadership classes for management. High levels of ego affect management in giving their best leadership skills to their staff. Staff members who perform well should be compensated with a higher salary.

Pros : The firm pushes the aspects of individual and career development. Many opportunities are presented in order to learn and gain experience. The staff is very co-operative.
Cons : Some of the benefits are not available during holidays. In some cases, staff members who perform well are not rewarded. The salary is low. A lack of communication affects the firm.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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