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Paralegal

Company: Confidential Location: New York
Industry: Legal City/Region: New York
Commitment: Full Time Contract Type: Direct Hire
Practice Area: Finance Education: Relevant Work Experience
Our client in NYC has an immediate opening for a Paralegal.  Responsible for providing support to multiple attorneys on consumer finance legal matters from commencement to resolution. The Paralegal will report to the Director of Information Services and the Practice Administrator.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal and factual research.
  • Assist with case management tasks.
  • Perform records research.
  • Prepare written summary of research results.
  • Draft status updates for clients.
  • Organize and summarize documents for attorney review.
  • Assist with the preparation of court filings.
  • Perform computer assisted research.
  • Provide proof-reading and factual review of legal documents.
  • Conduct factual investigations related to legal matters.
  • Manage documents relevant to legal proceedings or transactions.
  • Review documents for appropriate classification (e.g. Attorney Client Privileged protected documents).

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Paralegal certificate in addition preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in the legal field.
  • Experience with mortgage foreclosure and/or consumer finance litigation a plus.
  • Experience with mortgage servicing industry a plus.
  • Solid organizational skills, initiative and attention to detail, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Excellent communication and client interfacing skills.
  • Proficient in Concordance and/or Summation.
  • Able to synthesize complex or diverse information.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Able to manage competing priorities.
  • Must be available to work overtime when needed and requested.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Office 2010 and Outlook.
  • Microsoft Excel skills mandatory.

 

 

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