Paralegal

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks an experienced Paralegal in its Princeton office.

Description
  • Conducts various document searches and factual research.
  • Summarizes legal documents.
  • Drafts legal documents including, but not limited to, pleadings and motions.
  • Assists with trial preparation.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions.
  • Files court documents.
  • Prepares general correspondence, memoranda and complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group.
  • Maintains, organizes and tracks files in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with firm policies.
  • Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm.
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.
Requirements
  • At least 3 years of defense litigation experience, product liability personal injury experience preferred.
  • Paralegal certificate preferred, but not necessary.
  • Experience with document control and e-filing with Federal Courts.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
  • Team work oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to perform legal research.
  • In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles.
  • Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy.

Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm more than 325 lawyers strong, with 19 offices in the United States (spanning New York, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut) and in Europe (in London, where we operate as Goldberg Segalla Global LLP). We look to hire only those people who are excellent at what they do and are dedicated to the pursuit of client service and quality representation within a Best Practices framework. We value team spiritedness, collegiality, and interpersonal harmony within our working community. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team.