Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 09, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 22, 2021

Posted on

Jun 19, 2021

Location

Elmsford, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Paralegal
The candidate will provides direct pre-trial and trial support for litigated matters of varied complexity. Assists in the preparation, review, filing, and service of pleadings, motions, discovery, and subpoenas. Reviews and prepares documents for production, and documents produced by other parties. Conducts legal research and writing assignments, which may include the preparation of medical chronologies and deposition summaries of fact and expert witnesses. Works with low to moderate supervision. Coordinates and schedules depositions, hearings and meetings, and communicates with clients and expert witnesses. Provides administrative support to trial team(s), including the retrieval of information from our document management system, and the assembly of exhibits, binders, and appendices for depositions, court filings, hearings and trial. Maintains working knowledge of court procedures. Reviews court dockets and retrieves case information. Prepares case file and discovery impact reports. Understands and maintains confidentiality with respect to the attorney-client privilege/relationship, trial strategies, ethics rules, the identities of the plaintiff, defense clients and claims customers. Has working knowledge of each file assigned to trial team(s) and can understand the relevancy of case information as it pertains to assisting in preparation for depositions, hearings, pre-trial conferences and trial. Brings a well-developed sense of organization to coordinate workflow and support the overall litigation strategy. Performs legal assistant and administrative duties as directed. May performs other responsibilities as assigned. Reporting Relationships: Reports to Managing Attorney , Undergraduate studies in business administration, insurance or other related areas preferred. License/Certification/Designation: Certification in paralegal studies strongly preferred or developed paralegal experience, Typically, one year of experience in a paralegal capacity preferred, but not required if candidate holds appropriate certificate or relevant degree. Experience as a civil litigation paralegal preferred. A combination of experience in a legal setting and education will also be considered for the role. Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Has general knowledge of law office operations, practices and procedures. Experience in filing and scheduling procedures of the various courts, as well as how to use federal and state e-filing and e-Court systems, Microsoft Office Suite, case management databases, such as Legal Files is preferred. Understanding of insurance practice civil defense in state courts and agencies and understanding of both personal and commercial lines policies is preferred. Effective verbal and written communication skills for interaction with attorneys, paralegals, court personnel, clients and claims staff. Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, focused, technologically savvy, adaptable to learning new systems and processes and can prioritize and multitask. Exercise independent initiative and judgment in daily tasks. Ability to design and maintain filing and follow-up systems. Ability to acquire skills and/or knowledge necessary to research information and determine the applicability of legal action. Must also acknowledge and comply with all corporate and NTD policies and procedures. Complies with the private practice of law policy and the ethical rules of the state where the position is located.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
565 Taxter Road
Suite 290
Elmsford, NY 10523-2338

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