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Paralegal III

Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

This position, under the general guidance of an attorney or paralegal manager, applies a knowledge of legal concepts and processes to assist in the more efficient operation of the Legal Department on assignments of medium scope, impact and importance. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience Investigate and research matters to factually support cases Conduct fact gathering interviews with clients and/or witnesses Collect, review and draft legal documents of some complexity, correspondence and other materials requiring a strong level of legal terminology and document formatting knowledge Monitor case schedules and filing deadlines Draft correspondence of some complexity which includes; entity filings, consents, notices, schedules, closing documents hearing and trial materials, pleadings, motions, proposed orders, discovery requests and responses Draft legal hold notices, identify custodians, and track acceptance of the legal hold Identify electronic data that is relevant to litigation and works with the eDiscovery Team regarding the collection and review of the data Review case files for the attorney(s) and prepare a summary including recommended course of action Summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimonies Perform statistical analysis and documentary research of some complexity Maintain and update transaction and litigation files, including research, pleadings, discovery, and/or contract documents Schedule and participate in witness interviews May prepare witnesses for small claims court or n small arbitration matters May execute declarations on behalf of the company in support of legal arguments May testify on behalf of the Company Act as primary contact for consumer arbitrations and small claims matters May serve as point of contact for due diligence, litigations or projects May attend court or hearings to support attorney(s) Perform other duties as requested REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills /Abilities and Knowledge Proficiency with Microsoft software Excellent organization skills and attention to detail Strong understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters Legal research and investigative skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong analytical and problem solving skills Excellent time management skills and proven ability to meet deadlines Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment Ability to work independently Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment Education/Certification Paralegal certification or Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies or related field or equivalent experience required Related Work Experience 5 years paralegal or equivalent work experience WORKING CONDITIONS Office Environment LLS115 327985 327985BR

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