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SENIOR PARALEGAL

  • Job Number 529841
  • Type Permanent
  • Location White Plains, NY
  • Pay $60,000 - $72,500
  • Referral Bonus $250

SENIOR PARALEGAL

Job Description:

Our client, a growing Insurance Defense law firm based in White Plains, is urgently seeking a qualified candidate to join their team for an opening as a Paralegal.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with the preparation of pleadings, discovery, motions, client contact, general correspondence, calendaring, processing of record authorizations, and e-filing with Court.
  • Review and summarize medical records with an eye towards inconsistencies and other key facts to assist in attorneys' assessment of both liability and damages.
  • Conduct research to support legal proceedings.
  • Ability to coordinate calendar for attorneys` conferences, motions, depositions, and trials.
  • Prepare files and/or binders for hearings, depositions, meetings, and trials.
  • Manage, record, and store client information.
  • Scan documents and save them to the document management program.
  • Consistently promote a positive work environment in a small, friendly, and collaborative office while acting as a liaison in collaboration efforts with the firm`s clients.
  • Ability to interact with attorneys, office staff, and clients in a professional manner.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

Requirements:

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or paralegal certification.
  • 3+ years of experience.
  • Experience with both New York State and Federal courts, including knowledge of e-filing procedures (Connecticut a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage deadlines, a keen focus on follow-up, and uncompromised attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in cloud-based software, MS Office, and Outlook