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Title : Personal Injury Attorney

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # MLIT804386

Personal Injury Attorney The candidate must have at least 3 years of hands-on experience in a New York personal injury firm and must be capable of managing an active caseload and directing paralegal and support staff. Experience handling cases under New York Labor Law sections 240(1) and 241(6) is helpful but not essential! Strong legal research and legal writing, calendar management and communication skills are required, as is a thorough knowledge of CPLR, discovery process, motion practice and court operations in all metropolitan New York counties. Prepare clients for depositions; Take and defend depositions; Attend court conferences and argue motions; Draft motions and opposition papers, prepare and review pleadings and discovery documents, do legal research and prepare/edit other legal documents, Manage discovery, Effectively communicate with clients, adversaries, judges and court personnel; Manage an extremely active caseload; Oversee the work of paralegals and legal assistants; Negotiate with defense counsel and insurance companies; Court appearances and effective legal writing are essential. 3+ years experience in a New York PI law firm, Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Ability to build rapport with clients; Ability to conduct and utilize on-line legal research, Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong organizational and case management skills; Ability to work under pressure, expeditiously and accurately; Knowledge of all New York City courts, including their procedures and requirements, Admission to practice in New York State; Federal Court admission and practice is a plus.

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