800-403-5522 Long Island • NYC • Saratoga
Posted August 11, 2023

Job Description


Named in the 2024 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for the 13th consecutive year, recipient of the 2023 Top Workplaces by the Long Island Press, as well as the Long Island Business News Reader Rankings Best Law Firm (Overall) 2022, Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is expanding its GL defense team. We are currently seeking a professional litigation paralegal to join our team. Our firm handles various practice areas including medical malpractice, general liability and civil litigation.

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Litigation Paralegal to join our legal team. As a Litigation Paralegal, you will play a crucial role in supporting our attorneys in all aspects of the litigation process. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong organizational skills and a passion for the legal field.

Duties of the litigation Paralegal would include:

  • Assist attorneys in all phases of litigation, from case inception to trial preparation including, but not limited to, draft pleadings, bills of particulars, assist in preparation of summary judgement motions, discovery demands/responses and motions
  • File review and document inventory
  • Medical record review
  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant information
  • Coordinate with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel
  • Review and proofread legal documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information
  • Utilize document management systems to organize and store case files
  • E-filing
  • Deposition digesting
  • Track pleadings
  • Assist with Trial preparation

Requirements of ideal litigation Paralegal candidate:

  • Paralegal Certificate is preferred
  • Proven experience working as a Paralegal in a litigation setting, strong familiarity with litigation experience
  • Familiarity with medical malpractice and/or personal injury
  • Proficient in using document management systems and legal software with knowledge of all Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent proofreading and editing abilities
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and court procedures
  • Excellent typing skills with attention to detail
  • Schedule and manage depositions, hearings, and court appearances
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn new tasks

Note: A paralegal certificate or degree is preferred but not required. Relevant work experience will also be considered.

Salary: From $50,000.00 per year (to be discussed with successful candidates

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted for further consideration. Thank you for your interest in joining our team of legal professionals.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Travel requirement:

  • No travel


  • Paralegal Certificate (Preferred)

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