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Paralegal

Company: Tempositions, Inc.
Location: Garden City
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description Our client, a boutique law firm located in Garden City, NY, is seeking a full-time, reliable and proactive paralegal. The firm specializes in real estate, business transactions, commercial litigation and art law. The firm offers all the benefits of a big firm practice, with all of the advantages of a small firm's attention to detail and personalized service, with an inviting and engaging environment. Our ideal candidate is a motivated, independent thinker and a confident communicator.

  • MUST LIVE WITHIN DRIVING DISTANCE OF LONG ISLAND, NY
  • Annual Salary: -$50 to $55,000
    Responsibilities:
    • Client Contact
    • Investigate the facts of a case
    • Organize and maintain documents in paper and electronic filing systems
    • Gather and arrange evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation
    • Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as contracts, riders, deeds, affirmations and affidavits
    • Help lawyers during trials by handling exhibits, taking notes, or reviewing trial transcripts
    • File exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court or opposing counsel
    • Call clients, witnesses, lawyers, and outside vendors to schedule interviews, meetings, and depositions
    • Maintain all internal databases, including calendar and schedule of the attorney
    • Answer phones, retrieve messages, respond to emails
    • E-filing, and eCourts NYS Unified Court System
    • Billings
      Skills:
      • A minimum of 5 years of Paralegal or Legal Secretary experience
      • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
      • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills
      • Ability to work independently
      • Fast thinker
      • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Time slips and dictation program
      • Upbeat, positive and professional attitude
      • Litigation, real estate, and business experience a must
      • Understanding of technical legal terminology
      • NYS Notary Public (currently or willing to take the exam, etc.)
      • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) a big plus COMPANY OVERVIEW This job is presented to you by On Call Counsel, a division of the TemPositions Group of Companies. Enjoy exceptional compensation, benefits, and a wealth of opportunities in government and private entities. To learn more about employment opportunities, visit our website at . We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged.

Keywords: Tempositions, Inc., New York , Paralegal, Legal , Garden City, New York

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