Litigation Paralegal

LITIGATION PARALEGAL

Downtown White Plains boutique law firm seeks a Defense Litigation Paralegal with a minimum of 2 years of experience. The paralegal must be highly organized and detail oriented, with excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills. The paralegal must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Review, proofread, organize, assemble and draft discovery, motions and exhibits
  • Summarize depositions
  • Create and update case management spreadsheets to track medical records, discovery requests and responses
  • Process authorizations and compile medical records, photographs, and other fact investigative materials to be analyzed and/or produced
  • Utilize online ECF filing system on state and federal court levels (NYSCEF, PACER)
  • Prepare and serve legal documents, including subpoenas, discovery requests, motions.
  • Communicate with clients, vendors, witnesses, opposing counsel, local counsel and counsel for co-defendants
  • Accurately record and maintain billable hours
  • Perform administrative tasks such as editing billing statements, answering phones and maintaining files
  • Qualifications:

  • Paralegal experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Outlook) required
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must be proactive and have problem solving skills
  • Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and excel in a team atmosphere
  • Experience with Westlaw and TABS a plus
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