Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 15, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 28, 2021

Posted on

Dec 01, 2020

Location

Tampa, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal
The candidate will provide general paralegal support for the office. Assists attorneys with the preparation of responses to discovery, including meeting with clients when necessary. Assists with preparation of cases for trial. Sends out discovery requests. Monitors compliance with discovery by all parties and prepares motions as appropriate. Assists attorneys with investigation of cases. Obtains medical, insurance, employment and/or other records/information, through record requests or subpoenas. Assists with the drafting of motions, briefs and other documents. Communicates with clients, claims adjusters, litigation specialists, attorneys' offices, medical provider offices, police departments, courts and agents to request additional information/documentation as assigned. Sets up legal file jackets, as needed. Maintains summary of all records received by case, for attorneys and other claims personnel. Performs legal research at the request of the attorneys. Must have a paralegal certificate or a minimum of 6 months experience in drafting discovery documents and discovery responses, summarizing claims files and medical records and interviewing clients. Minimum typing skills of 28 wpm with accuracy. Must be familiar with operation of general office equipment including calculator, fax machine, copy machine, etc. Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and time management skills required. Prior PC experience required including knowledge of word processing software (Word and Excel preferred). Knowledge of law office management, time billing and legal research software preferred.

Additional info

Job Id R-20-0011514

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kemper Corporation.
1408 N West Shore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607

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