Experienced Litigation Paralegal

June 9, 2021

Mackenzie Hughes LLP, one of the leaders in the Upstate New York legal community since 1884, has an opening for an experienced litigation paralegal.  We provide a rewarding work environment with competitive salary and benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the litigation process from commencement of litigation through settlement;
  • Identification and drafting of legal pleadings of all types;
  • Reviewing of files for outstanding discovery in preparation for court appearances, depositions and trial preparation;
  • Proficiency in searching for and filing of documents with NYSCEF and CM/ECF;
  • Assisting in trial preparation and evidentiary support including creating exhibits and charts, witness lists, and trial (evidence) binders;
  • Calendaring and scheduling for attorneys including management and oversight of high volume litigation docket and associated spreadsheets;
  • Correspondence/phone contact with court clerks, clients, witnesses, experts, etc.
  • Obtaining and reviewing medical records;
  • Reviewing of legal documents, memoranda, and other materials for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to court requirements;
  • Tracing and recording billable hours and costs for each case

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years of litigation paralegal experience;
  • Proficient at utilizing Microsoft Office – Excel and Word;
  • Extraordinary interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to efficiently multitask and prioritize work;
  • Ability to work independently and proactively;
  • Working knowledge of Concordance, Relativity and LexisNexis a plus.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to humanresources@mackenziehughes.com, or mail to: Mackenzie Hughes LLP, Attn: Human Resources, Mackenzie Hughes Tower, 440 South Warren Street, Suite 400, Syracuse, New York 13202