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Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Ref No.: 24-100488
Location: New York, New York
Start Date / End Date: 07/24/2024 to 10/24/2024
Title: Legal Assistant
• Provide extensive assistance to attorneys in a busy professional legal office that handles Federal and State litigation.
• Prepare correspondence and all relevant case materials for the record.
• Electronic file management for NYMatters, including scanning, and transferring documents within NYMatters updating, maintaining, and searching NYMatters for case files.
• Perform document review, including the use of electronic discovery.
• Assist assigned attorney with State and Federal trials.
• Serve subpoenas or arrange service.
• Obtain and review medical records.
• Review discovery demands received and work closely with attorney to prepare responses.
• Assist in the review and redaction of documents for production in response to discovery demands.
• Conduct legal research using Westlaw, Federal Court Pacer, NY Courts E-Filing and legal source materials such as statutes, rules and regulations.
• Review administrative records in Article 78 proceedings.
• Draft and assemble legal documents (Notice of entry, hearing exhibits, legal correspondence, judgments, subpoenas, etc.).
• Analyze and process interim and dispositive decisions and orders.
• Prepare final documents for file closing.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Skills/Abilities:
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Knowledge of Relativity EDiscovery platform.

Preferred Education - High School or Technical Degree/Certificate

Program FAQ's:
1. Is this position vacant or is there an incumbent currently in the role? Vacant.
2. Is there free or paid parking available at this location? If paid, can you inform us as to the daily/weekly cost? No, no parking.
3. What modes of public transportation are in close proximity to this worksite location? Several subway lines and express buses.
4. Is this role to work on-site 100%, hybrid schedule or remote? 100% on-site.
5. How will interviews be conducted? Remotely via Microsoft Teams.
6. Can overtime be expected? No, not generally.
7. Will training be provided? Yes, on the job training.
8. What's the minimum years of experience candidates should have? At least 1-2 years.
9. Is there a possibility the assignment will be extended? Yes.
10. Why is this position being rebid? Previously awarded vendor was not able to provide replacement resumes in a timely manner.