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Paralegal

Melville, NY 11747

Posted: 03/28/2020 Employment Type: Temp Category: Legal Job Number: 255914 Pay Rate: 25.00 /hr

Job Description

Lloyd Staffing is currently sourcing for a Paralegal for a National Law Firm based in Melville, NY.


The paralegal position researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist the managing attorney by performing a variety of support duties. Responsible for the forward movement of assigned cases.


Our employee will: 


  • Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. 
  • Prepares legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, stock certificates and other securities, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by managing attorney. 
  • Makes sure that he/she is up to date on status of each case assigned to him/her and that client communication regarding case status is also current (max 6 months between communications). The firms’ most important priority is client satisfaction. Each employee is expected to work diligently to achieve the best possible outcome for each client. 
  • Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly. 
  • Performs other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail. 
  • Prepares affidavits of documents and maintains document file. 
  • Acts as arbitrator and liaison between disputing parties. 
  • Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system. 
  • Ensures proper indexing and filing of original legal documents. 
  • Must be familiar with the Courts’ technical resources and able to use e-law. 
  • Works with existing automation to manage case load including normally scheduled follow ups known as Niblets  

Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Paralegal certification

Competencies 

  • Problem Solving/Analysis 
  • Thoroughness 
  • Teamwork Orientation 
  • Communication Proficiency 
  • Initiative 
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility 
  • Business Acumen 
  • Technical Capacity 
  • Demonstrates consistently taking initiative

Meet Your Recruiter

Ammara St. John

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