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Subrogation Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 10,2018

Posted on

Aug 02,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Subrogation Paralegal Responsibilities: Analyze and summarize damages. Case file management (create, organize, track and maintain files; monitor calendars and meeting deadlines; document actions; input information into file database and case management software). Document management including but not limited to review of documents, bates labeling, organization of documents and compiling information for discovery responses/pleadings/motions. Coordinate scene examinations, destructive testing and depositions. Review medical, financial and business records and prepare chronologies. Preparing FOIA requests. Witness investigation. Trial and deposition preparation. E-filing in both state and federal court. Travel to loss sites and out-of-state trials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A four year bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate required. 3+ years of experience working in a plaintiff-oriented practice to support attorneys in the Subrogation Department. Will have proven civil litigation experience with knowledge/experience of state and federal courts, rules of civil procedure and e-filing. Should be detail oriented, able to work independently, and possess excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills. Must have the motivation and skill to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and have proven computer/technology skills.

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Ref.18000056

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cozen O'Connor
123 N Wacker Dr Ste 1800
Chicago, IL 60606

Review:

"Inconsistent Firm Culture"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

The firm should seek to develop a more consistent culture between branches so that people are equally willing to transfer elsewhere - otherwise, they will not be motivated to work at the ones that are somewhat lacking in reputation. Make sure brand new physical office spaces have technology that's just as new, and that rising leaders are properly trained - make sure fundamentals are in place before big changes are made, basically.

Pros : Nice, pleasant physical space with good office perks. Benefits are decent. Some job tracks offer quite a bit of room for growth or to demonstrate leadership or autonomy.
Cons : Firm culture can really depend on your branch location - not necessarily a pro or a con, it just implies inconsistency. Lots of turnover in certain areas. Some technology seemed out of date. Training sometimes felt inadequate.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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