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Temporary Legal Assistant Support (NYC)

compensation: 25-32/hour
employment type: full-time

Job brief:
We are looking for a skilled litigation paralegal- temp for a few months- to be the backbone of a legal team. You will be responsible for the coordination of all the details before, during and after trial. The successful candidate will be able to provide assistance during all phases of the litigation process including conducting interviews, legal research, document filing and attending trials.
Responsibilities:
• Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
• Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court
• Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc.)
• Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
• Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
• Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
• Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
• Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties
• Help with voir dire, jury selection and witness’s preparation
• Provide assistance with case settlements
Requirements:
• Proven working experience as a litigation paralegal- at least 2 years
• Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices etc.
• Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
• Extensive computer and database expertise
• Paralegal associate’s degree or other relevant certification
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7004541301

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