National law firm representing families affected by mesothelioma is looking for a seasoned litigation paralegal with experience in handling a high volume of cases from start to finish, including leading up to and through the trial process, for New York, N.Y. office. Prior asbestos experience a bonus; candidate cannot have any asbestos defense experience.
Trial Paralegal responsibilities:
Courtroom assistance Trial coordination Hotel Tech (Local vendor) Witnesses Supplies Trial Binders (assembly of paper for binders and electronic file) Prepare Page and Lines (pleadings and binders with highlighted transcripts for court) Pre-trial motion preparation and filing and prep for argument in court Trial Witness Lists (plaintiff and joint) Jury questionnaire coordination, if necessary Jury instruction assistance Electronic File organization for trial Opening / Witness Presentation assistance (PowerPoint experience) Liability Trial Exhibits paper prep for Court (in coordination with RM/KC Team) Case specific Trial Exhibit list preparation and electronic and paper prep of exhibits Court Reporter - arrange for trial Document organization for attorney in preparation for corp. rep. and/or expert depositions
Research Skills, Analyzing Information, Legal Administration Skills, Organization, Planning, Self-Development, Deadline-Oriented, Thoroughness, Verbal Communication, PC Proficiency.
Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits and discretionary year-end bonus.