Litigation Paralegal

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following Litigation Paralegal position located in Albany, NY.
This is a full-time, permanent position with a salary between
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Job Title: Litigation Paralegal

Location: Albany, NY

Salary: 70-80K

OT Eligible: YES

Minimum billable hour requirement: 1,200 is the goal

# of Attorneys supporting: 6 (can fluctuate a bit)

Bachelor Degree and/or Paralegal certificate: Required

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Litigation Paralegal. The candidate will
be working with attorneys in a variety of litigation matters and
should have a background and experience working in a litigation
firm. Must be proactive and have excellent organizational,
scheduling and calendaring skills. The ability to multi-task,
manage a large caseload and work in a fast-paced environment is
also required.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of federal and
state statutes, rules, and procedures pertaining to electronic
court filings and systems (PACER, NYSCEF, e-law/e-track) as well
as basic research capabilities (Lexis/Westlaw). Cite-checking
experience a plus.

Primary duties include:

* Drafting of routine court documents such as Notices of
Appearances, Pro Hac Vice Motions, Notices of Motions, Subpoenas,
Stipulations and other general court documents.
* Compile and/or draft legal documents for review and use by
attorneys such as routine discovery responses and affidavits.
* Request, pursue, subpoena and work with record vendors to
obtain medical treatment and/or educational records.
* Prepares exhibits and other demonstrative evidence.
* Conduct case law research using Lexis/Westlaw and public access
websites to assist with strategies for defense
* Organize, analyze, chart and/or index, medical treatment and
education records, documents and/or exhibits for motion practice.
* May assist attorneys in preparation of witnesses for deposition
and/or trial concerning general matters.
* Review documents for relevance and privilege in preparation for
disclosure.
* Review, categorize and analyze reports, records, data and
discovery responses.
* Capture and record billable time in accordance with policies
and procedures.

Requirements:

* At least 4+ years relevant experience.
* Excellent organizational and follow-up skills.
* Ability to handle multiple time-sensitive tasks.
* Ability to work with multiple attorneys.
* Ability to work with large document intensive cases.
* Proficient in Lexis and/or Westlaw, Microsoft Word, Excel and
KOFAX Professional.
* Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate

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