Research Attorney

On Call Counsel Published: October 15, 2019
Location
New York, NY
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Description

On Call Counsel is looking for a Legal Research Attorney with 1-3 years of research experience. In this role, the candidate will be working with a NY City Agency on a temporary project expected to last at least six months. This role is perfect for an entry-level attorney who enjoys & excels at legal research and writing.

 

On Call Counsel is a division of The TemPositions Group of Companies, one of the country’s largest privately-owned full-service staffing firms offering services to the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California markets. Whether you need a qualified legal professional on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct-hire basis, we can assure the perfect match of efficiency and excellence.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze high volume of cases
  • Track and analyze federal and state law
  • Perform in-depth research analysis of state & federal statutes and case law that pertain to individual case
  • Write legal memos by applying appropriate research and statute findings to each case’s facts
  • Apply appropriate legal (blue-book) citation to findings

 

Skills:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Barred in New York state
  • 1-3 years of experience in conducting legal research and case analysis
  • Excellent legal research and analytical skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
    Westlaw or Lexis Nexis
    Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
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