Litigation Paralegal - General Liability

Paralegal – General Liability

A growing national law firm, dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to our clients, is seeking candidates for a Paralegal position based out of its Woodbury, Long Island office. 

The Paralegal works directly with our attorneys to prepare for upcoming cases and gets involved in fact-finding projects. The individual manages attorney caseloads by being organized, professional, responsible, and committed to helping the Firm meet all our clients’ needs. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Works with attorneys to develop legal arguments, motions and other case filings.
  • Utilizes existing files and a variety of other research resources to develop information for pending cases.
  • Drafts discovery demands and responses, including, but not limited to, Requests for Production, Interrogatories, Notices for Discovery and Inspection and Requests for Admissions.
  • Processes deposition transcripts.
  • Prepares trial and arbitration hearing binders.
  • Assists with drafting documents such as: Motion to Strike, Motion for Continuances, Proposed Orders, Requests for Judicial Notice, Evidentiary Objections, etc.
  • Assists with e-filing in State, Federal and Appellate Courts and checks the Court’s local rules.
  • Prepares timelines and demonstrative exhibits.
  • Drafts routine legal correspondence.
  • Prepares first set of exhibits for motions, discovery responses, etc.
  • Reviews outgoing document production, including redacting and Bates stamping.
  • Creates Preservation of Evidence Letter and Document Request Letters.
  • Performs legal research via Lexis Nexis.
  • Conducts social media searches.
  • Processes HIPAA authorizations and follow up with providers for medical records.
  • Reviews, summarize and analyze medical records to assist with defense of action.
  • Other duties, as needed, to support KDV and office operations
  • Qualifications:

  • College Degree preferred.
  • 4+ years experience preferred. 
  • Paralegal certificate required.
  • Excellent communication and organization abilities.
  • Industry recognized certification from organizations such as ABA, NALA or AACP.
  • Experience in using legal database software.
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and principles.
  • The ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy.
  • Strong technology skills.
  • The ability to perform legal research.
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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