Our client, a prestigious Legal Firm in Hackensack, NJ, is currently looking to hire a Litigation Paralegal to join their firm. In addition to the qualities below, ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience.
Responsibility for assisting lawyers in all aspects of the Litigation Departments caseloads, including: the organization and maintenance of court materials; drafting and filing pleadings, motions, and other court documents; preparation of correspondence, memoranda, discovery, and other communications with minimal supervision; management of docket, matter dates, and deadlines; deposition digesting and preparation; and coordination of deposition, hearing, motion and trial preparation. Assist with and coordinate paper and electronic discovery process, including: identifying potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI); draft and issue legal hold notices; coordinate with clients to identify, preserve, and collect relevant sources of ESI and paper discovery; and assist with processing, reviewing, and coding ESI.
Knowledge of and ability to electronically file (CM/ECF) pleadings required. Candidates must be highly organized and possess the ability to prioritize, be a team player, and have excellent written and verbal skills. College degree and/or paralegal certificate required. Strong working knowledge of MSOffice (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Relativity, and Concordance required. Knowledge of IManage a plus.