Paralegal

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Location
Warren, New Jersey
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 60,000 - US$ 70,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_51379
Contact
Caleigh Ann Cribbin, Spherion
Phone
732-224-1166
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Job Description

This position is responsible for providing litigation, administrative and legal support to the attorneys. This position will be held by a highly motivated individual who excels in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that values top-quality work and positive contributions to the workplace.

Responsibilities:
- Organize and coordinate document productions (Bates Stamping, Redaction, etc.)
- Prepare Indexes and Chronologies of Events of produced documents (Plaintiff, Defendant, Third-Party)
- Prepare and maintain Privilege Logs
- Prepare documents needed for Depositions and summarize Deposition Transcripts for use by attorneys
- Review and gather relevant documents for Motions and other Court submissions
- Organize exhibits for Pleadings and other Court submissions
- Research relevant information on public records, witnesses, adversaries, arbitrators, mediators, etc.
- Coordinate and file Pleadings with the Court (knowing associated rules: Superior Court NJ, District Court NJ, EDNY, SDNY, Appellate, ECF, etc.)
- Draft Interrogatories, Document Requests, Requests for Admissions, Subpoenas, etc.
- Draft Answers to Complaint
- Filings and updates to electronic document systems maintained by clients
- Draft letters to clients
- Draft Settlement Agreements
- Prepare Mediation Submissions
- Organize and track documents received from clients and the Court
- Conduct computerized research (Internet, Westlaw)
- Format documents
- Conduct E-Discovery searches and uploads
- Format Table of Contents/Table of Authorities
- Proofread and edit documents for grammar, content and redactions
- High level Trial preparation and support, as needed. (i.e. organize and index trial exhibits and other supporting documents, etc.)
- Litigation Secretarial support as needed
- Unplanned activities ? other duties as assigned by direct supervisor

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task and plan
- Highly organized
- Sharp research skills (including Westlaw, internet, etc.)
- Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

Education:
No Degree Required

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- At least 5 years of Paralegal experience
- Keen understanding of law firm procedures and requirements
- Keen understanding of relevant court rules


If you are interested in applying to this position, please apply directly or give our office a call at 732-224-1166.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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