Job: Project Coordinator $65k

Title Project Coordinator $65k
Categories Professional Support Staff
Salary $65k
Job ID 2027
Location New York, NY
Job Information

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Manages attorneys calendar and appointments, which includes planning and scheduling conferences; coordinates teleconferences, depositions, and travel; records and monitors court appearance dates; assist with pleadings, and filing requirements.

• Ability to create and update template correspondences and litigation related documents.

• Originates and monitors a master spreadsheet of all client matters (which include deadlines, responsible attorneys, status, etc.)

• Classifies incoming client emails and appropriately updates the aforementioned spreadsheet and track incoming cases.

• Corresponds with appropriate attorneys, on an as needed basis about upcoming deadlines.

• Assists in the creation of folders (hard copy and electronically via Filesite) to organize the numerous client related documents and updates from the client.

• Coordinates all cases, budgets, and fees billed to date on a monthly or so basis to determine which cases are tracking appropriately.

• Maintains the annual update of the Litigation Manual and exhibits.

• Prepare electronic case filing in Federal and New Jersey State Courts

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Minimum of three (3) years of solid litigation experience

• Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong interpersonal, organizational and project management skills

• Detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and work within deadlines and type 65+ wpm.

• Must be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

• College degree preferred

• Working knowledge of the firm’s document management programs, (FileSite and Aderant) are a plus.

• Familiar with legal procedures, protocols, and court system.

• Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction, follow up on own initiative

• Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work a 40-hour workweek.

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