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Newark, NJ 07102

Posted: 03/16/2023 Industry: Paralegal Job Number: 4573 Pay Rate: 80,000

Job Description





The Paralegal will assist attorney(s) by providing clerical and research support services including document preparation and review; interviewing clients and witnesses; research, investigations, and fact checking; and trial preparation.

  • Meets with attorney, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.
  • Draft legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories; files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures.
  • Research and analyze statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorney.
  • Interview clients and witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements.
  • Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
  • Assist attorneys with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings.
  • Develop and maintain records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases.
  • Reach out to doctors requesting information relevant to each case
Required Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with personal injury laws in New Jersey.
  • Prefer experience with family law and criminal law (not required).
  • Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal Studies or related field.
  • Prefer paralegal certificate (not required).



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David Rosenblatt

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