Job: Senior Trial Paralegal NYC 90K

Title Senior Trial Paralegal NYC 90K
Categories Paralegals
Salary 90k
Job ID 2518
Location NYC
Job Information

A prestigious law firm is seeking a Senior Trial Paralegal capable of assisting a trial from start to finish.

This is an excellent opportunity for paralegals with a high level of initiative and drive seeking to fully utilize their 10+ years of experience.

As a Senior Paralegal, you will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients, and perform tasks that require the regular exercise of advanced discernment in the method and manner of performing services. You will use significant substantive knowledge and specialization in your area of expertise, mentoring skills, delegation skills, advanced organizational and issue identification skills, strong written and oral communication skills and excellent computer skills.

Below are the responsibilities, including but not limited to:

• You will assist attorneys with all phases of a trial
• You will provide case management support for complex litigation cases and arbitration proceedings
• You will draft various substantive pleadings, including discovery requests and responses
• You will conduct document reviews and productions
• You will handle electronic filing of pleadings
• You will assist with legal research, and cite-checking/fact-checking


• Bachelor’s degree is required, a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program is preferable but not required.
• Have at least 4 to 5 years of paralegal experience at a mid to large size firm with substantial trial experience is required.
• Significant substantive working knowledge of the procedures, terminology and documents relating to complex litigation matters; high degree of specialization in areas of expertise.
• Deep experience with the rules and procedures of Courts in the Southern District of New York.
• Have working knowledge of E-Discovery procedures.
• Excellent analytical skills and the ability to understand and summarize case-related documents.
• Have demonstrated organization, verbal and written communication skills.
• Have distinguished time management skills, and calm in a time constrained, dynamic environment are important.
• Advanced computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and any practice related software.

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