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Legal Staff Paralegal in Cleveland, OH

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Cleveland, OH

Posted on

May 16,2018

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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. Legal Secretary/Paralegal The candidate will assist attorneys with case management (scheduling, managing files and court documents, dockets, organizing files for trial, making phone calls and arrangements, etc.). Will calendar deadlines (appointments, notices of deposition and hearings, other filings, etc.). Answer/transfer/take messages and place calls effectively and professionally communicate with clients, outside counsel, court personnel, etc. Responsible for entering data using CLIO practice management software. Filing: Inner-office documents; local court and recorder s filings and serving on opposing counsel (electronically, by fax or by mail). Draft basic pleadings such as notices. Setup new files (includes preparing file folders, updating client databases, etc.). Manage and organize files and update client database as required. Prepare correspondence. General copying/scanning and emailing of documents as needed. Draft summaries of depositions, medical records. Prepare basic form pleadings, ie. affidavits, motions to continue, motions for leave, etc. Draft summary and organization of discovery responses received. Produce documents in discovery. Use online research tools such as Westlaw, etc. Research of and liaison to experts, including IME letters, finding experts, etc. Must have 5 years of legal secretary and paralegal experience working with Ohio case law. Must be savvy with transcription and other desktop and web based software. Familiarity with insurance defense is a plus. Bachelor s degree and/or paralegal certification is preferred.

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Law Firm Staff