Paralegal-Insurance Defense-Garden City, NY

The Hartford - Garden City, NY3.7

The Long Island Staff Legal Office of The Hartford is seeking an experienced full time litigation paralegal to support attorneys defending tort and subrogation matters in NYC. This is a technology intensive environment handling all aspects of general liability, products liability, Labor Law/construction site accidents, auto cases, subrogation matters, and No-Fault litigation. The individual in this fast paced environment will be required to:
  • Prepare drafts of written discovery demands and responses, pleadings, motions, medical record summaries, affidavits, and mediation briefs;
  • Independently conduct legal research;
  • Assist with all aspects of trial preparation including preparing trial notebooks and appellate practice;
  • Check citations for accuracy;
  • Access and navigate on-line websites for New York State and Federal courts;
  • Conduct jury verdict research and prepare verdict sustainability analysis using Lexis-Nexis;
  • Conduct searches of multiple social media sites;
  • Prepare documents using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Independently communicate and draft correspondence with clients, investigators, claims personnel, the court, counsel and others;
  • Analyze and organize information, documents and exhibits;
  • Manipulate electronic documents such as TIF, PDF and JPG formats;
  • Provide other assistance to staff counsel attorneys on cases and matters as requested.
  • Minimum of 5 years tort paralegal experience
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Notary Public is a plus
  • Expert skills in all aspects of MS Office Suite
  • Excellent organization, communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Comfortable working with remote attorneys in all areas of New York State
  • Experience in a high tech, paperless environment using a multi-faceted case management system
This position is full time in our Long Island Staff Law Office located in Garden City. The office covers upstate and downstate counties of New York.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression

Job Function
: P&C Claim Legal Support
Primary Location
: United States-New York-Garden City
: Full-time
Job Level
: Individual Contributor
Education Level
: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)
Job Type
: Standard
: Day Job
Employee Status
: Regular
Overtime Status
: Non-exempt
: No
Job Posting
: Jan 14, 2019, 4:49:49 PM
Remote Worker Option : No