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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

The ONeil Search Group

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Bankruptcy

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Posted on

Dec 07,2017

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Bankruptcy Paralegal The candidate will work effectively and collaboratively to provide organizational and substantive support to attorneys and paralegals in the Litigation and Restructuring Department. Assignments may extend into other practice areas and departments. Manage assigned cases and their related tasks and projects. Perform full range of paralegal tasks from case inception through case closure. Monitor court docket sheets for assigned cases and take ownership of case calendars. Prepare drafts of notices, motions, fee applications and proofs of claims. Bluebook, cite check, and Shepardize briefs. Prepare deposition notices, organizing, maintaining and preparing deposition materials, exhibits and summaries. Remain current in industry trends in Bankruptcy/Restructuring and the legal profession. Ensure expertise in technology relevant to the position; proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency. Must have knowledge of Bankruptcy Court procedures and practices. Should have familiarity with chapter 11 reorganization process and basic documents such as, SoFAs, fee applications, disclosure statements, and plans of reorganization. Must have prior working experience in the bankruptcy group of a law firm representing debtors and creditors in complex chapter 11 and chapter 7 cases. Should have experience with e-filing within the Federal Courts, specifically with both the U.S. Bankruptcy and the U.S District Courts. Must have familiarity with CM/ECF and PACER filing system. Should have ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, Dunn & Bradstreet, and Courtlink. Must be proficient in bluebooking. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Must have BA/BS degree. Should have 4+ years Bankruptcy experience in a law firm. Mid-size to large firm experience a is preferred. eDiscovery experience a plus. Paralegal certificate an advantage.

Additional info

Job ID: 1966

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The ONeil Search Group
20 East 49th Street
4th Floor
New York City, NY 10017