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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # CFCT829641


Litigation Paralegal The candidate will complete an understanding of the litigation process, especially large case management. Manage all facets of the case from discovery through trial. Coordinate with clients and co-counsel during all phases of discovery. Organize and maintain case files and coordinate with Legal Practice Assistants and other staff. Prepare and maintain issue, subject-matter, witness, and deposition files. Review and analyze discovery requests and assist lawyers with discovery responses. Coordinate document reviews with the legal team, clients, and vendors. Assist with document reviews for responsiveness, case issues, and privilege responses to discovery requests and to identify privileged documents, documents for redaction, case issues in the context. Prepare and maintain document and transcript databases in various formats; witness files and deposition preparation files; court filings and service to counsel; experience with e-filing. The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant work experience in a mid-to-large size law firm; exhibit an understanding of assignments formulate inquiries and initiate follow-up communications with attorneys independently; follow instructions effectively; excellent communications (written and oral) and interpersonal skills with lawyers, all levels of administrative staff, and contacts outside the firm; strong judgment and ability to respect, protect, and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information, attention to detail skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously without frequent prompting, work under tight deadlines and maintain poise under pressure, supervise others - may be called upon to supervise project assistants, work overtime and travel as needed; keep accurate time records; proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat, litigation applications / databases such as Relativity and IPRO, cite checking, Shepardizing, and Bluebooking. Should have well-developed Microsoft Office skills, including intermediate Excel proficiency, as well as experienced in the following systems: Adobe Acrobat Professional, DTE Axiom iRedline, DeltaView, iManage, or a similar document management system.
 
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