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Paralegal

Company: Goldberg Segalla
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national practice, seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to join its team as a Paralegal supporting litigators that have a high volume of work. The paralegal will assist and provide a wide range of legal support to the supervising attorney. These duties will include, but it is not limited to: maintaining files, conducting legal research, drafting documents, communicating with clients and other parties involve in the cases etc. This position requires knowledge of law offices common practices and the legal field.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines under pressure
Must have the ability to work as part of a team, as well as to work independently, with minimal supervision
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
E-filing knowledge in preparation to file all types of discovery requests, responses to opposing counsel, and motions
Knowledge of legal documents and terminology
Knowledge of billing
Knowledge of investigating the facts of a case
Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations and articles
Organize and maintain documents in the physical file and in the firm's document Management software
Gather, maintain current and arrange evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation
Write reports to help attorneys prepare for trial
Obtain affidavits and other formal documents/statements that may be used as evidence in court
Assist lawyers during trials by handlings exhibits, taking notes or reviewing trial transcripts
File exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents (after lawyer has reviewed and approved) with the court or opposing council
Reach out to clients, witnesses, lawyers and outside vendors to schedule interviews, meetings, or depositions.

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS: 1 to 5 years of experience as a paralegal. Candidate with experience in General Litigation preferred.

Keywords: Goldberg Segalla, Newark , Paralegal, Legal , Newark, New Jersey

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