Nassau County, Long Island legal services organization is looking to add a Paralegal or Legal Secretary/ Case Manager with at least 2-3 years of experience, preferably in the litigation area, for its Commercial Division.
This position reports directly to General Counsel and will work in the Commercial Case Department of the company handling the administration and processing of cases that are submitted for mediation and/or arbitration. The position requires someone with excellent organizational and time management skills, in addition to superior communication skills, both written and verbal. Responsible for case management and handling all phases of the administration of various types of claims submitted for mediation and/or arbitration from inception through conclusion, requiring the application of different rules/procedures for the administration process; communicating with parties to the proceeding and neutrals on case-related issues and procedural matters; calendaring and monitoring the status of cases submitted and following up with parties and/or neutrals when necessary; assisting with the recruitment and vetting of judges/neutrals throughout the US and internationally; research; working directly with senior management on the implementation of arbitration programs and new business opportunities; preparation of materials needed in connection with the development of new business opportunities; responding to inquiries regarding its legal services; coordinating with the accounting dept. and assisting in the invoicing of cases and billing of the judges/neutrals.
Works closely with senior management and other departments in the company to ensure excellent client service, case management, and good relations with the judges/neutrals.
Education: Bachelor's degree. Paralegal certificate helpful with experience in the legal (litigation area) or ADR industry, or judicial system. Would also consider a legal secretary or JD.
Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits.