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Litigation Paralegal

New York, NY
KJM Staffing Solutions has a great opportunity for an experienced Litigation Paralegal. Our client is a top ranked and large global law firm and offers a fantastic culture.  This role offers a highly competitive compensation package including base, bonus, OT and great benefits.


Key Responsibilities
  • Assist with document retrieval, review, organization, and production.
  • Maintain case pleadings, correspondence, discovery and research.
  • Manage case calendars.
  • Support trial, hearing and arbitration preparation and assist in related proceedings.
  • Compile document collection, production and privilege logs; prepare exhibit lists.
  • Coordinate depositions and prepare witness kits.
  • Support attorneys with court filings, including adherence to strict deadlines and local / individual court practices.
  • Support preparation of documents in accordance with federal and state court rules.
  • Conduct legal research using Bloomberg, Lexis, Westlaw Next, Pacer, etc.
  • Coordinate work with outside document and litigation vendors.
  • Cite-check, Shepardize and Bluebook briefs; prepare tables of contents and authorities, assemble accompanying exhibits. 
  • Prepare and release daily diaries and weekly timesheets.
  • Prepare audit response letters.
  • Assist with special projects, e.g., monitor topics of interest to attorneys, coordinate meetings, etc.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
 
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work product under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to carefully and accurately follow instructions and prioritize work appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in a professional manner.
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and think creatively.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Knowledge of factual issues and court procedures for assigned matters.

Experience & Requirements
  • BS/BA degree.
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Trial experience.
  • Experience with cite-checking and Bluebook.

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