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senior paralegal

  • Drafted motions and prepare necessary court documents including complaints, summons, replies, notice of entry, and stipulations.
  • Worked daily with NYSECF, PACER, MODRIA and fully familiar with e-filing under protocols of the courts.
  • Researched cases and court rulings using NYSBA Fastcase and WestLaw.
  • Prepared documents in relevance to matrimonial cases.
  • Prepared monthly invoices for professional services rendered.
  • Communicated with the courts for adjournments, RJI, Preliminary and other conference inquiries.
  • Communicated daily with clients to update them on case statuses as well as prepare retainer agreements for incoming clients.
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senior paralegal

  • Assist with initial client interview to obtain relevant case information. 
  • Assist attorney with determining case issues and possible relief 
  • Obtain all necessary client documentation to complete immigration application
  •  Draft motions and legal memoranda for attorney review 
  • Draft correspondence to clients, courts, attorneys etc. 
  • Developed and maintain database of all immigration cases and their status at the firm
  • Developed and maintained a office policy, organization system, and procedures for each type of immigration case
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senior paralegal

  • Prepared affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.
  • Prepared for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits.
  • Directed and coordinated law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Gathered and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.
  • Prepared monthly invoices for professional services rendered. 
  • Communicated with the courts for adjournments, RJIs, Preliminary and other conferences.
  • Researched case law and court rulings using NYSBA Fastcase and WestLaw. 
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senior paralegal

  • Assisted all levels of attorneys from recent graduated attorney up to a senior partner in case management and organization.
  • Managed the teams’ calendar including scheduling client interviews, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, hearings, etc. 
  • Draft pleadings (answers, petitions, various motions, pretrial documents),  discovery requests and responses, and office correspondence.
  • Review discovery responses to determine which medical records and other records were necessary for case development.  
  • Review the received records to determine if additional information or documents are necessary and to verify the accuracy of the party’s allegations.
  • Prepare attorneys for depositions, mediations and trial.
  • Regular communication with clients, opposing counsel and witnesses.
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senior paralegal

  • Put together legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.
  • Create proposal packages for prospective clients. 
  • Arrange sexual harassment webinars for clients and their employees.
  • Arrange conference calls for attorneys and clients.
  • Manage current and prospective client database for firm’s newsletter.
  • Prepare and mail out client invoices.
  • Create proposal packages for prospective clients.