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Title : Litigation Paralegal I

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # UYJY833319

Be a part of a highly successful, full-service law firm that counts among its esteemed clients many Fortune 250 firms. This firm has a reputation for treating associates exceedingly well. The branch office of a large international law firm, this firm's practice has consistently been strong in the litigation, corporate and tax fields; however, the firm also has made a definite commitment to intellectual property related work in the Los Angeles legal market. The Los Angeles branch has a full book of business involving some of the biggest movers and shakers on the national and international scene. An aggressive development track has associates achieving partner status in a very limited amount of time compared to other national firms of its stature. This firms is generally seeking the best and the brightest--meaning it is most willing to consider associates from top schools and firms.
Litigation Paralegal I Duties: The candidate assists with managing all aspects of large scale complex litigation reporting directly to the senior paralegal. Organizes and manages electronic and hard copy document collections. Legal and factual cite checking. Trial preparation and attendance. Prioritizes and manages multiple cases/projects. Manages document production processes. Assists with the collection of material from client, opposing parties, and third parties (hard copies, electronic data, physical evidence). Maintains chain of custody. Manages logistics of production of documents - hard copy, images, and native. Analyzes documents and materials. Researches rules of procedure for relevant court venues. Coordinates preparation and filing of briefs and legal documents. Researches local rules of procedure for relevant court venues, and obtain info re same. Drafts routine filings (e.g. attorney appearances, notices of filings, notices of motions). Checks legal cites for proper format, content and standing (Westlaw, Lexis; Blue Book). Researches and checks fact cites for proper format, content and accuracy (Blue Book). Compiles appendices and exhibits. Manages service of process; files with court and serves on parties; and coordinates with local counsel. Manages trial and hearing preparation and support. Compiles and tracks trial exhibits. Prepares pretrial documents. Manages trial transcripts. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Should preferably have 3-5 years of experience focusing on complex litigation cases, including managing large discovery, preparing for trial, and managing trial support. Must have high-level experience with a range of litigation support applications. Additional qualifications include excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, creativity, initiative and ability to work in a team environment. Flexibility to accommodate for travel and overtime is required. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds is required. MS Office proficiency required. Litigation Support Applications - Relativity, Textmap. E-filing tools.

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