Litigation Paralegal

  • Location: White Plains, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #222457

Litigation Paralegal (Scarsdale/ White Plains, NY—Westchester County, could also commute from Greenwich, CT)

Prestigious litigation boutique firm seeking litigation paralegal for temp to hire position.

Why this firm?

         WORK/ LIFE BALANCE: Firm offers a welcoming, employee- centric environment, with quarterly firm- sponsored employee events and outings and team building events.

         LOCATION: Near the courthouse in beautiful Westchester County, local residents can avoid an arduous commute and have more time for family and friends.

         HIGH QUALITY WORK: Firm represents corporations, partnerships and high-net worth individuals locally and nationally. Attorneys are all experts in commercial litigation matters, having worked at prestigious NYC firms, or having served as federal or state prosecutors .

         COMPENSATION: Firm offers generous base salary plus significant annual increases and bonuses with merit. Firm also offers excellent benefits and PTO package.

         LONG-TERM STABILITY: Firm is growing year over year, which means long-term growth for everyone on staff. Firm’s attorneys and leadership team are tenured and focused on long-term development of all staff in the firm.

DUTIES:

         Assisting with all aspects of daily litigation tasks, as right hand to attorneys on your team

         Preparing motions, pleadings and discovery documents

         Reviewing and organizing client records

         Assisting with trial preparation (exhibits, trial binders, etc.)

         Filing legal documents (e-filing and paper filing)

         Managing a demanding and usually full litigation calendar

         Communicating with court representatives daily on hearing schedules, etc.

         Communicating and coordinating daily with clients and various internal and external attorneys

QUALIFICATIONS:

         B.A. Degree

         Paralegal Certificate (preferred)

         1-4 years of experience as a litigation paralegal (preferably business/ commercial litigation)

         Must have: MS office programs, PC, excellent document editing and proofreading skills, NY filing experience.

         Helpful to have: Worldox (case management system), any billing/ time entry system