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Legal Assistant Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Posted on

May 16,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Assistant Paralegal The candidate will organize and maintain documents in both paper and electronic filing systems. Must be proficient with e-filing in Philadelphia County as well as surrounding counties. Review and Summarize medical and legal documents. Prepare Medical Chronologies. Draft correspondence and legal documents. Prepare Deposition and Trial Binders. Coordinate Record Retrieval, Secure Medical Documents and Authorizations. Communicate with outside lawyers and outside vendors to schedule interviews, meetings and depositions. Coordinate Invoice Payment. Draft routine discovery Motions. Musrt be certified paralegal with at least 3 years experience. Familiarity with software for managing, cataloging and organizing large amounts of documents is required. Prior defense experience preferred. Should have 2/4 year College Degree.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP.
One Liberty Place 1650 Market Street
36th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103


"Not Worth the Daily Perks"

Former Employee - Reviewed on September 09, 2017

HR was an active hindrance to job performance; figure out why. Work on the firm's reputation in the greater legal community, as the best and brightest people will be concerned about working at a firm that might harm their future prospects.

Pros : The day to day working conditions are pretty good here. They have some nice in-office perks that make it pleasant, and it felt like you had some flexibility to determine what kind of assignments you wanted to specialize in, which might be particularly valuable for younger attorneys.
Cons : Your work-life balance here will probably not be particularly harmonious, and the pay does not really reflect the efforts they want from you and the expensive cost of living in the area. HR is exceptionally difficult to work with as well. I have also heard from other people at different firms that the firm has a reputation for lacking high ethical standards - this is really something that needs to be addressed, as I have heard multiple people say these sorts of things.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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