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Title : Paralegal - Defense Litigation

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # VTLD741532

Paralegal - Defense Litigation Responsibilities: Create and update case management spreadsheets to track medical records, discovery requests and responses and settled/discontinued actions. Prepare binders and exhibits for depositions, mediations, expert review, settlement conferences, arbitrations and trials. Process authorizations and compile medical records, photographs, and other fact investigative material to be analyzed and/or produced. Utilize online ECF filing system on both state and federal court levels. Preparation and service of various legal documents, i.e. subpoenas, discovery requests motions, etc., and execute follow-up regarding service and filing of documents. Travel to court to file documents, attend hearings or assist at trial. Proofread and assemble motions and accompanying exhibits. Review, download, profile and distribute case notifications received electronically. Communicate with clients, vendors, expert witnesses, opposing counsel, local counsel and counsel for co-defendants as needed. Accurately record and maintain billable hours. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred. 3+ years of defense litigation experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required. Experience utilizing SharePoint, e-discovery platforms and trial technology tools a plus. Must exhibit well-developed interpersonal and client relation skills. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills required. Excellent organizational and planning skills. Must exhibit initiative and problem solving skills. Strong attention to detail and accuracy. Must be able to effectively multi-task, meet deadlines and excel in a team atmosphere.

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