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Title : Paralegal - Litigation

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # CLXN829676

Paralegal - Litigation The candidate will assists case team(s) throughout all phases of litigation including preparation and trial. Reviews and drafts discovery requests and responses, subpoenas, notices and other court pleadings and documents, including summarizing transcripts and medical records. Conducts document reviews and prepares document productions. Identifies, collects and organizes factual evidence, including deposition and witness outlines, and deposition and trial exhibits. Cite-checks and blue-books briefs and prepares exhibits for same. Creates organizational systems for case documents. Completes electronic filings with various entities. Participates in the creation of databases, performs data entry, conducts database searches and generates reports. Assumes responsibility for operation of trial support technology. Assists other practice areas, as needed. Participation in the Firm's Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program is required. A minimum of six (6) hours of CLE credits are required annually. CLE may be provided by the Firm, through outside educational sources or a combination thereof. Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence. Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others. Must have ability to read, write and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone. Must possess attention to detail, ability to balance multiple projects and have strong time management skills. Must be client service oriented. Must have the ability to reason and apply common-sense understanding to situations encountered. Must be experienced and proficient with New York Electronic Court Filing system. Must be experienced and proficient with E-Discovery tools, including Relativity. Must be experienced and proficient with electronic evidence and testimony presentation tools. Ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments utilizing above average critical thinking skills.

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