Defense Litigation Paralegal $55K White Plains, NY

Posted on 12-13-2018

Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree; paralegal certificate preferred
  • 2 - 5 years of NY state court litigation experience
  • Experience with a defense litigation firm preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Experience performing the following tasks preferred
  • Drafting standard pleadings including answers, third party summonses and complaints, combined discovery demands, stipulations, motions to compel discovery/dismiss for failing to comply, EBT notices, and orders
  • Processing and following up on authorizations for the receipt of medical, employment, tax, FOIL and other records
  • Reviewing and summarizing medical records
  • Summarize transcripts
  • Trial and EBT preparation
  • Communications with experts/IMEs

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Professional written work product, with ability to concisely explain what matters most and why -- for audiences that will include clients, courts, and litigant counsel
  • Investigator interaction: including evaluation of claim needs in line with goals, and communication and supervision of investigation process
  • Interact with client contacts for information, document, and witness information gathering, evaluation, and assessment as bears on investigation and discovery process and resolution strategies
  • Written discovery preparation and compliance supervision -- internal and external
  • Witness interaction for critical information gathering, and deposition process
  • Medical record interpretation, evaluation, and summarization of contents as matters to critical liability, damages, and discovery issues
  • Discovery and substantive motion support, such as drafting and preparing, as commensurate with skill set