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Title : Paralegal - Litigation

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # NIBL738913

Paralegal - Litigation The candidate will be responsible to administratively manage all phases of a litigation case, including motion practice, discovery, arbitration trial and appellate procedures. Organize and manage electronic and hard copy document collections. Manage and manipulate data in litigation support software offerings. Legal and factual cite checking, including shepardizing and editing a brief to Blue Book standards. Execute various research projects within Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines. Execute all docket and court filing activities accurately in Pacer Pro and ECF. Assist with witness preparation. Supervise project assistants and temporary staff on workflow and assignments. Execute all activities with a thorough understanding of rules of procedure for various federal and state jurisdictions. Prioritize and manage multiple assignments with tight deadlines. Performs other work-related duties, as may be assigned. The candidate must have BA/BS with strong academic credentials. 4 years of litigation and trial experience at a medium or large law firm is needed. Proficient in the use of Relativity, Case Notebook and Adobe Pro is critical. Proficient at Microsoft Office applications and litigation support software is essential. Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program is preferre. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with clients, partners, associate, paralegals and all staff members is critical. Proficiency with Trial Director is beneficial. Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements is an asset.

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