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Legal Assistant

Location : New York, NY
Job Type : Subcontractors
Reference Code : OAG_2023_097JB
Start Date : 11/27/2023
End Date : 03/27/2024
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Position Type: Temp
Agency:  New York State agency focused on legal matters.
Location: New York, NY
Hours: TBD


• Provide extensive assistance to attorneys in a busy professional legal office that handles Federal and State litigation.
• Prepare correspondence and all relevant case materials for the record.
• Electronic file management for NYMatters, including scanning, and transferring documents within NYMatters updating, maintaining, and searching NYMatters for case files.
• Perform document review, including the use of electronic discovery.
• Assist assigned attorney with State and Federal trials.
• Serve subpoenas or arrange service.
• Obtain and review medical records.
• Review discovery demands received and work closely with attorney to prepare responses.
• Assist in the review and redaction of documents for production in response to discovery demands.
• Conduct legal research using Westlaw, Federal Court Pacer, NY Courts E-Filing and legal source materials such as statutes, rules and regulations.
• Review administrative records in Article 78 proceedings.
• Draft and assemble legal documents (Notice of entry, hearing exhibits, legal correspondence, judgments, subpoenas, etc.).
• Analyze and process interim and dispositive decisions and orders.
• Prepare final documents for file closing.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications :

Key Skills/Abilities:
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Knowledge of Relativity EDiscovery platform.


Preferred Education - High School or Technical Degree/Certificate Program



Penda Aiken, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.



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