Rapidly growing downtown Manhattan boutique litigation law firm with a dynamic federal and state commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense and investigations practice is looking to hire a bright junior litigation paralegal.
Job Responsibilities include:
Case management involving maintaining document control, calendaring docket deadlines and filing
Preparation and organization of a variety of documents, forms, charts, letters, etc.
Mailings and filings
Assembling witness files
Preparation for depositions, and deposition/medical summaries
Cite checking of briefs regarding fact and legal citations
Preparation for hearings
2-3 years of experience
Demonstrated initiative and self-direction
Demonstrated attention to detail
Strong Outlook skills and proficient in MS Office suite
Strong writing skills (writing sample will be required upon interview)
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
Ability to update and edit existing proprietary databases.
Ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workflow.
Ability to follow directions and apply proper policies, procedures and guidelines.
Strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
Must be able to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment; detail oriented and self-motivated and able to multi-task.
Ability to interact with all levels of staff
Previous clerical experience preferred.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Ability to work overtime on short notice.
Minimum Commitment: One (1) year commitment
Collegial atmosphere. Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package. commensurate with experience.