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Trustpoint.One
Published
April 5, 2024
Location
New York, NY
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Description

Great opportunity for an experienced Defense Litigation Paralegal to join a growing law firm in its Downtown Manhattan office on a direct hire basis.  This is a hybrid position but is required to work in the office at least four days each week.  Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide paralegal support to attorneys through all phases of litigation
  • Managing all case materials, including all electronic files and database applications
  • Collecting medical records and films, creating a medical chronology and summary, uploading medical records to database, and making sure that the medical records are produced to the plaintiff’s attorney and any experts
  • Performing fact research on parties, witnesses, and experts
  • Maintaining and monitoring court deadlines for assigned cases and taking ownership of case calendars
  • Preparing drafts of pleadings, notices, and motions
  • Preparing deposition notices and organizing, maintaining and preparing deposition materials, exhibits and summaries
  • Tracking and managing discovery, including document productions
  • Coordinating and communicating with and retaining expert witnesses
  • Preparing expert packages
  • Participating in case strategy meetings and handling routine calls and correspondence to courts, outside attorneys, and clients
  • Preparing deposition, mediation, and trial notebooks
  • Preparing exhibits; and
  • Assisting with trial preparation and trial.

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 10 years of experience handling insurance defense or other types of civil defense litigation cases from beginning to end
  • Defense Litigation Experience required
  • Substantial experience collecting medical records and creating medical records summaries is absolutely essential
  • Strong analytical and research abilities as well as effective communication skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • All candidates must be able to work at a computer screen for a sustained amount of time

If you would like to learn more about the Defense Litigation Paralegal position in New York, NY, then please submit your resume, in Word format, by clicking the Apply Now button.

Trustpoint.one provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Trustpoint.One provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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