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Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Memphis, TN

Posted on

Dec 29,2017
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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. Litigation Paralegal The candidate will handle incoming and outgoing calls. Will 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). Handle 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 have 5-7 years of litigation experience, and strong knowledge of federal and state statutes, court rules, forms, processes and procedures. Should have experience answering discovery, trial and mediation preparation, and have the ability to summarize depositions and medical records. Must be able to adapt in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage a high volume caseload.

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Law Firm Staff

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