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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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NTD Paralegal The candidate will perform a variety of legal related tasks under the direct supervision of a trial attorney. Will assist in the preparation and trial of lawsuits, scheduling and coordinating pre-trial proceedings, participating in discovery activities, drafting motions, pleadings and subpoenas, obtaining witnesses and associated administrative duties. May also perform clerical duties. Activities may be directed by Trial Attorney, Managing Attorney or Regional Attorney. Reports to Managing Attorney or Regional Attorney. Reviews office files and responds to routine correspondence. Assists attorney in legal research, file management and case progression activities. Drafts interrogatories and other discovery as well as pleadings, motions and orders for attorney review. Obtains, compiles and analyzes records for discovery. Analyzes and responds to incoming discovery. Reviews and analyzes medical records. Prepares experts/other witness and assists with any other pre-trial and/or trial activities as needed. Coordinates depositions as needed. Summarizes and/or indexes depositions, and upon completion of discovery, summarizes and indexes all documents and information. Drafts jury instructions. Drafts and issues necessary subpoenas. Coordinates trial dates and coordinates appearances and testimony with clients and witnesses. Coordinates and attends interviews/meetings with clients and/or witnesses as necessary to ensure proper case development. Arranges for medical and expert witnesses and coordinates their time. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Certification in paralegal studies or equivalent experience. Undergraduate studies in business administration, insurance or other related area preferred. Entry-level position; legal experience preferred but not required if incumbent holds the appropriate degree and/or certificate. Bilingual candidate (Spanish & English or Mandarin & English) strongly preferred. Must have general knowledge of operation, practices and procedures of a law office engaged in civil litigation. General knowledge of filing procedures of relevant courts and administrative agencies is required.

Additional info

Job ID: 50750

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
145 W 72 St Columbus Ave
New York City, NY 10001