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Litigation Paralegal (NYC).468

Frink Hamlett Legal Solutions, Inc.
New York, NY
  • Posted: 7 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

A boutique law firm in New York City is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join their growing firm. This position is mostly remote. However, periodic (though rare) in-person attendance may be required based on the needs of the litigation matters. The compensation is $70,000 - $90,000 per year, depending upon experience.

Primary Duties:

The Litigation Paralegal will perform substantive tasks that assist the attorney team in preparing for cases at every stage of the litigation process.

  • Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.

  • Drafts legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories; files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures.

  • Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys.

  • Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.

  • Assists attorneys with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings.

  • Develops and maintains records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Paralegal certificate or associate degree in Paralegal Studies required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or related field preferred.

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a paralegal role required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.

  • Fundamental proficiency in performing PACER, Courtlink, and ECF docket management tasks.

  • Fundamental proficiency in online research and internet resources (LexisNexis, Westlaw and equivalents), as well as various electronic databases and document repositories.
  • ​​​​​Ability to travel as needed.
Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is an equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.

Frink Hamlett Legal Solutions, Inc.

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10017 USA

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