Litigation Paralegal

Experience: 4-6 years of litigation practice experience required

Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description: Expected duties include but are not limited to organizing and coordinating complex litigation matters; managing & calendaring a large number of litigation deadlines; drafting legal correspondence and documents including pleadings, discovery, and motion papers; filing documents with court & county offices; arranging for service of process; scheduling depositions; secure court reporters; ordering medical records; assisting with discovery demands and responses; performing legal research; and assisting the litigation lawyers in any way necessary. May also have light overflow work as needed to support firm (i.e., filing, reception fill-in or backup, light office cleaning, etc.) and other duties as necessary. Candidate will be expected to take a lead role in all things administrative and paralegal related.

Skills

Necessary:

  • Typing skills (60wpm or better)

  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to stay organized in a fast-paced setting

  • Excellent in interpersonal communication, both written and verbal

  • Professional direct client communication

Ideal

  • Office 365 / SharePoint familiarity

  • LexisNexis familiarity

  • Knowledge of New York State and federal rules of civil procedure

  • Experience with electronic filing through NYSCEF and CM/ECF

  • Ability to interpret and analyze legal authority

  • Strong research and writing skills

About our Firm: Pullano & Farrow promotes a high energy environment and lives up to the very simple mission - "&". The Ampersand in our logo is there for a reason. It is the credo we live by. The ampersand demonstrates to our clients that we are a team of professionals capable of addressing all of their legal needs - Health Care Law services & Business and Corporate Law Services & Wills, Trusts, and Estates law services & Labor and Employment Law services & Litigation Law services & Real Estate Law services. In addition, the ampersand is a crucial part of our culture within the Firm. The "& culture" promotes an environment where one's title within the Firm is not as important as the contribution that person makes toward the Firm's goal of providing excelling and efficient services to the Firm's clients.As a result, partners, associates, paralegals, administrative assistants, and other staff members all work together towards a common goal - assisting each other to provide clients with an experience unlike their experience with other law firms.

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