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Legal Staff Paralegal in Manchester, CT

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Manchester, CT

Posted on

Jun 19,2017

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Personal Injury Paralegal Duties: Responsible for assisting lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Advance the legal cause of firm clientele by preparing legal documents, organizing file materials, sending correspondence, assisting in the preparation and service of settlement proposal documents, verifying medical bills, liens and other collateral source information. Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case. Engage in internal meetings with firm attorneys in accord with firm protocol. Follow firm protocols and procedures in the management of assigned case loads. Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system. Prepare for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits. Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements. File pleadings electronically. Summarize cases. Assist in deposition preparation, pre-trial investigations, trial preparation, including assistance with preparation of witnesses for deposition and/or trial. Prepare exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial.

Qualifications: Paralegal Certification a plus. Associate s or Bachelor's Degree in a related field a plus. 2-5 years relevant work experience. Experience in managing a caseload of motor vehicle, workers compensation, social security, premises liability and medical malpractice cases is required. Experience in the preparation of settlement proposals and statute responsibility would be ideal. Experience as a litigation paralegal and 2+ years significant experience in Personal Injury / Catastrophic Injury law a plus. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel and Word.

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Law Firm Staff