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ProfileLegal Assistant-Insurance Defense The candidate will provide support to multiple trial Attorneys on workers’ compensation and tort cases. Will assist in overall support of the office as needed and as assigned by supervisor (e.g. scanning, case matching, mail, photocopying, limited filing, CD duplication, PDF compilation, file conversion, etc.). Preparation and filing (both electronic and manual) of pleadings and motions/oppositions, discovery, extensive scheduling and calendar activity, reviewing mail, preparing correspondence, processing invoices for payment, document production, data maintenance in company systems and maintaining and operating within electronic legal files. Duties also include interactions with clients, opposing counsel, Home Office and Claim partners, and Court personnel.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have 5+ years’ experience as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law office or corporate law department. Insurance defense background is preferred. Workers' compensation experience is required. Personal Injury experience is highly preferred. Trial support experience is a plus. Should have prior Tennessee work experience are encouraged to apply. Experience working in a paperless environment is preferred. Must have experience in a high volume litigation environment, including to document production, discovery preparation and production, maintenance of Outlook calendars, data maintenance, client/claim/home office contact. Strong written and verbal communication skills is essential.