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Paralegal Job Description

Necessary Skills:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks and deadlines. This is a deadline driven position.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Case management skills including review, analysis and production of documents, and other litigation support.
  • Proficient understanding and utilization of medical terminology, anatomical drawings, laboratory tests, and medications.
  • Strong technical skills in litigation software and e-Discovery tools.
  • Develops work product with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must possess critical thinking skills and be able to work independently and be proactive.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and organize files, maintain and monitor calendars, meet deadlines, document actions, and confirm case status with attorney.
  • Review and summarize medical records, transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use.
  • Analyze medical records to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the medical evidence, including pre- or co-existing medical conditions.
  • Determine, prepare and organize material needed for expert witness review.
  • Prepare and file subpoenas; prepare and file discovery requests; and organize materials for case review.
  • Perform complex legal research and draft memorandums, pleadings, discovery requests and answers, stipulations, orders, motions, and correspondence.
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants.
  • Review file for outstanding discovery in preparation for court appearances, pleadings, depositions, and trial preparation.
  • Assemble chronologies of key documents.
  • Review case related materials and identify potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation.
  • Support firm attorneys in all matters related to preparing case files and representing clients.
  • Help develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; directly interact with court staff and opposing counsel.

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience as a litigation paralegal.
  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies or paralegal certificate from certified program highly preferred.
  • The ability to perform multiple tasks and take on last minute projects
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Insurance and medical malpractice defense experience is a plus

Benefits:

  • 401(K); 401(K) matching
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Related keywords: paralegal, legal assistant, legal, litigation paralegal

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
The position temporarily requires that a majority of this position’s billable hours will be accomplished remotely (due to Covid-19).

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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