Asbestos Litigation Paralegal


Salary:

$60,000.00 to $95,000.00 per year

Location:

New York, NY

Date Posted:

October 06

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

02940-9500824823

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
The candidate will involve in assisting an experienced and highly rated team of Lawyers with caseload of complex Disease files which encompass asbestos, dermatitis, chemical poisonings, VWF, occupational asthma cases. Will be heavily involved with drafting court documents, company research, taking witness statements. Reviewing and analysing medical records and letters of claim. Given the nature of these files. Should have litigated Disease experience, or experience of assisting on litigated EL/PL or high value Personal Injury work. Excellent academics are essential.
Requirements
Responsibilities:

* All aspects of asbestos case management including the discovery process, trial preparation, tracking and communicating case related dates/deadlines and information.

* Database maintenance.

* The review and preparation of documents, reports and correspondence.

Experience/Qualifications:

* A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

* Prior paralegal experience in a litigation environment, including experience with client intake and case management skills, is highly desired.

* Asbestos litigation experience strongly preferred.

* Detail-oriented, motivated, creative and capable of managing multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines in a demanding, but rewarding, environment.

* A strong team player, as well as the ability to work on independent projects.

* The ability to adapt to change; work independently with minimal supervision; and work under strict deadlines.

* Self-motivated, exercising sound judgment, demonstrating good time-management and teamwork skills.

* A commitment to providing excellent client service, and effectively interact with clients as well as staff at all levels.

* The flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines.

* Working knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, required.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.
Please forward resumes in Word format to [email protected]
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