Entry Level Paralegal

On Call Counsel - New York, NY

Contract

On Call Counsel is hiring multiple entry-level paralegals to assist one of our clients with a large scale research project. This is a great opportunity for candidates that want to build their professional skill set. Candidates will be assigned a case load and be expected to provide background information on individual cases, collect data, update/maintain information databases, data entry to ensure the quality, accuracy, and completeness, filing records, scanning, record digitizing, and creating virtual binders in order to assist the legal team.

Duties:

  • Performing legal research and cite checking
  • Drafting legal documents for submission
  • Gathering evidence and preparing documents for court
  • Reviewing personnel files for relevancy
  • Redacting privileged information, date stamping, and uploading documents into database
  • Maintaining Excel spreadsheets
  • Arranging for files to be picked up from another city agency
  • Digitally transcribing information on archived microfiche
  • Creating and organizing databases of claimant information

Skills required:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and complete a high volume of work in a timely manner
  • Excellent writing, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Detail oriented

Job Type: Contract