Senior Litigation Paralegal - posted 5/28/19

Senior Litigation Paralegal - posted 5/28/19

Company Name: 
Mackey Butts & Wise LLP
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Poughkeepsie
NY
Salary Range: 
$42,000 - $50,000, based on experience
Job Summary: 

If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity, a friendly work environment and you can hit the ground running we have the ideal position for you. Dynamic, busy mid-Hudson firm (New York State) with multiple offices seeks an experienced, self-motivated, goal orientated individual to join its talented paralegal team. Our team of employees are experienced and committed to providing quality legal services to our clientele and we are excited to seek and add another to our success by hiring a seasoned Paralegal.

This role is full-time and the individual that we seek must be excellent at supporting litigation attorneys in all aspects of the practice. Tasks and duties include, but are not limited to:  Case management, preparation of pleadings such as complaints, motions, interrogatories, request for production of documents, notice of depositions, briefs and legal memoranda, discovery, and related correspondence.

The Litigation paralegal maintains the litigation calendar for multiple attorneys, including recording client meetings, hearing dates, filing deadlines and reminders. 

Additional responsibilities include overseeing and planning of discovery phases of all cases in State and Federal courts, scheduling of depositions, hearings, meditations and trials and prepare notices for same; summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony for review by attorney(s); manage document production; preparation of trial notebook, organize trial exhibits and other documents; prepare witness and exhibit lists, attendance of witnesses at trial; litigation tracking calendar; maintain litigation tickler file; assist attorney(s) in preparation for hearings and trials.
Our ideal candidate will be friendly, approachable and enjoy interacting with our team of attorneys, paralegals and support personnel, as well as our clients.  Professionalism is very important as is a showing a genuine concern for the welfare of our clients.  This position is detail oriented and requires an experienced individual with the ability to balance a demanding work day schedule.   It is essential that it is understood this is a team effort and the individual must have a passion for supporting others.
 

Application Process: 
Telephone interview w/Administrator; Personal interview with Administrator and Attorneys
Selection Criteria: 
Forward cover letter and resume to: nbeaulieu@mbwise.com
Application Due Date: 
June 01 2019
Additional Information: 
Benefits: Paid Time Off Annual Bonus
Health / Dental / Eye Care Insurance Parental Leave
401(k) Retirement Plan
Workplace perks such as food/coffee