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Location : New York - Albany
Refer to Job # BSYK793347
Paralegal Duties: Manage multiple practice group matters through the entire defense litigation cycle for busy practice group. Assist attorneys in all phases of the 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 but not limited to 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.
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. Basic knowledge of standard litigation terms. ECF filings with Federal and NY/NJ State courts. Knowledge of eDiscovery and prior experience with document review databases, such as iPro and Relativity is preferred, but not required.. 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. Positive attitude.
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