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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

Columbus, OH

Posted on

Mar 24,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant/Paralegal Candidate will: Prepare, revise and proofread legal documents and correspondence; Maintain electronic files in case management system; Draft routine notices and entries; Docket deadlines and events; Prepare exhibits and hearing binders; Transcribing of digital dictation; Schedule appointments, travel arrangements, conferences and client meetings; Prepare expense and disbursement forms for reimbursement or payment; Maintain assignment calendars; Prepare timesheets and review client bills; Maintain client and administrative files in accordance with firm procedures, including within the document management system; Exercise independent judgment when prioritizing work assignments; Perform other miscellaneous administrative and support duties as assigned; Draft discovery requests and organize discovery responses for attorneys” approval; Prepare drafts of certain l documents for attorneys” review/final approval; emphasis on civil litigation pleadings and discovery; Forward records to clients and experts; Schedule depositions and meetings with expert witnesses; Review and summarize cases including all recordscoordinate trial prep including exhibits and records; Drafting documents, including correspondence, answers to interrogatories, pleadings, motions, certain business forms and probate court documents, for attorneys review/approval; Ordering and compiling medical records and bills and preparing economic and non-economic loss compendium; Performing case-related research, as requested by supported attorneys; Preparing for deposition and attendance at trials, as requested by supported attorneys; Running reports, tracking statutes, and maintaining and updating client lists and due dates; Communicating with clients; Training of other Administrative Assistants and Paralegals, as needs arise; Back-up/support to other Administrative Assistants and Paralegals, as needs arise.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Paralegal certification or degree required. 2-5 years of recent meaningful law firm experience in litigation is a must. Insurance defense experience is ideal. Knowledge of Trialworks and Juris preferred. Excellent communication, writing/proofreading skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Diligence and commitment required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Mazanec, Raskin & Ryder Co., L.P.A.
250 Civic Center Drive
Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215

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