Legal Research Assistant

On Call Counsel Published: May 14, 2019
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
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Description

On Call Counsel is hiring multiple
entry-level Legal Research Assistants 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.

We would like to have these roles
filled within the next two weeks. This position is a contract role and
candidates will be expected to make a minimum of commitment of six months.

Responsibilities:

•        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:

•        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

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