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Legal Staff Paralegal in Newark, NJ

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Company name

Goldberg Segalla

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required

Location

Newark, NJ

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

Feb 10,2018

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Profile

Paralegal Duties: Manage multiple Product Liability and Toxic Tort matters through entire defense litigation cycle for busy practice group. Assist attorneys in all phases of litigation lifecycle, ranging from pre-compliant investigation through trial and appeal. Review documents for privilege and draft privilege logs for attorney review. Prepare and maintain expert witness binders. Organize and maintain physical and electronic files; coordinate document productions including bates-stamping, redaction, duplicating and indexing documents. Interact with clients, court officials, experts and all levels of the organization. Perform jury research and communicate with experts and fact witnesses. Analyze medical records and prepare comprehensive medical chronologies. Drafting, revising and finalizing pleadings, motions, briefs and discovery responses. ECF filings with Federal and NY/NJ State courts.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Paralegal certificate preferred. 5-10 years of litigation and toxic tort experience. Experience with document control and e-filing with state and federal courts. Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines. Ability to perform legal research, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles. Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy. Exceptional organization, writing and communication skills. Interact professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff, and other representatives outside of the firm. Basic knowledge of standard litigation terms. Knowledge of eDiscovery and prior experience with document review databases, such as iPro and Relativity is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Goldberg Segalla
1037 Raymond Boulevard
Suite 1010
Newark, NJ 07102-5423