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Litigation Paralegal

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Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Memphis, TN

Date Last Verified

Jul 21,2017

Posted on

May 24,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will handle incoming and outgoing calls. Handle incoming and outgoing mail. Open Personal Injury files that include sending first client letter, ordering medical records, and setting up the physical file. Check request for medical records and mail all checks requested. Follow-up on medical records requests. Obtain and maintain necessary information for each file that includes calls to client for death certificates, autopsy reports, etc. and follow-up to make sure that the documents are provided. Prepare and send medical records/x-ray films to Experts. Prepare Affidavits to send to Experts. Interview expert witnesses. Respond to Pre-suit Discovery, once a NOI is done. Answer Interrogatories. Schedule Hearings and prepare necessary documents for the Hearing. (e.g Motion to Compel hearings). Trial Preparation that include reservations to and from trial, etc. Turndown Memos (Due monthly). Trial updates for the department (Due monthly). All scheduling assignments that include telephone conferences with Experts, clients, pre-deposition conferences, and depositions. (Contact Court Reporter and set-up telephonic conferences for all depositions). Generate Investigative Turndowns per Attorney’s request. Create To-Do tasks. Update Outlook calendar and Red Diary. Must possess 5-7 years of litigation experience, and have strong knowledge of federal and state statutes, court rules, forms, processes and procedures. Must have experience answering discovery, trial and mediation preparation, and have the ability to summarize depositions and medical records. Should be able to adapt in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage a high volume case load.

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