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Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

Jun 12,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Garden City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Paralegal
The candidate must have 2+ years of experience, although exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered. Must be familiar with all aspects of liability and defense litigation. Requires a high level of motivation, flexibility, initiative and ability to follow through on ongoing projects. Should have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong and professional communication skills. Should be friendly and outgoing and be able to work both independently and as a team player. While the candidate will work primarily with lawyers in the firm’s Garden City location, he or she will also interact and work on matters across the firm’s footprint. Responsibilities include: 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. Schedule and confirm IME appointments with experts. 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. Experience in civil litigation and management of high-volume of cases is essential. Experience reviewing medical and technical records preferred. Should have strong oral and written communication skills. Legal research (Lexis, Westlaw) proficiency preferred. Should have knowledge of New York State Unified Court System and Federal E-Filing Procedures. Should have 2+ years of MS Word, Excel and Outlook, and the ability to learn new programs and systems. Paralegal certificate; Associate Degree or higher is preferred.

End Date: 07-31-2019.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, LLP
100 Garden City Plaza
Suite 300
Garden City, NY 11530

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