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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

Jul 23,2018

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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. Personal Injury Paralegal The candidate will help in drafting of pleadings, discovery demands/responses, motions, subpoenas, settlement documents, etc. Process authorizations and compile medical records. Analyzing medical records, draft summaries and chronologies. Communicate with courts, clients, experts, opposing counsel, and counsel for co-defendants as needed. Manage and update case activity to assist attorneys with case monitoring and client reporting. Assist with prepping files for mediation, arbitration and trial. Prepare cases from inception to trial. Accurately record and maintain billable hours.

The candidate should have a Paralegal certificate; Associate Degree or higher is preferred. Experience in civil litigation and management of high-volume of cases. Experience reviewing medical and technical records preferred. 2 years of MS Word, Excel and Outlook, and the ability to learn new programs and systems. Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Strong oral and written communication skills. Legal research (Lexis, Westlaw) proficiency preferred. Works well in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of New York State Unified Court System and Federal E-Filing Procedures. Occasional overtime.

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Law Firm Staff