Legal Staff in Newark, NJ

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Paralegal II
The candidate will be responsible for all phases of case management, including the preparation of case files. Will process discovery and trial documents, routine correspondence and litigation documents. Prepare status reports and conduct electronic and broad-based legal research. Compile, analyze and summarize data, which may include witness summarizations. Typically utilize computerized networks and software applications/databases. Reviews and outlines depositions. Manages case files and projects and coordinates with outside clients and vendor. Complete day-to-day discovery projects, organizes materials, and promptly and thoroughly responds to attorney requests. Establishes, organizes and maintains attorney trial notebooks, witness notebooks, document indexes and lists. Maintains court and deposition calendars and other databases. Researches legal matters and performs fact gathering. Collects, compiles, and utilizes technical information to make independent decisions and recommendations to the supervising attorney. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish tasks. Applies standard skills, techniques, procedures, criteria to problems of a diverse scope. Performs increasingly complex fact research including online research and review and retrieval of documents from clients and other parties, and outside sources such as the Internet, public agencies, courts or libraries. May oversee work of case assistants or more junior paralegals. Assists attorneys and/or more senior paralegals at trial as requested (e.g., preparing new exhibits, tracking and/or summarizing trial testimony).

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