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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Posted on

Feb 14,2018

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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. Paralegal Duties: Manage multiple Product Liability and Toxic Tort matters through entire defense litigation cycle for busy practice group. Assist attorneys in all phases of litigation lifecycle, ranging from pre-compliant investigation through trial and appeal. Review documents for privilege and draft privilege logs for attorney review. Prepare and maintain expert witness binders. Organize and maintain physical and electronic files; coordinate document productions including but not limited to bates-stamping, redaction, duplicating and indexing documents. Interact with clients, court officials, experts and all levels of the organization. Perform jury research and communicate with experts and fact witnesses. Analyze medical records and prepare comprehensive medical chronologies. Drafting, revising and finalizing pleadings, motions, briefs and discovery responses. ECF filings with Federal and NY/NJ State courts.

Requirements: Paralegal certificate preferred. 5-10 years of litigation and toxic tort experience. Experience with document control and e-filing with state and federal courts. Knowledge of eDiscovery and prior experience with document review databases, such as iPro and Relativity is preferred. Basic knowledge of standard litigation terms. Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines. Ability to perform legal research, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles. Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy. Exceptional organization, writing and communication skills. Interact professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff, and other representatives outside of the firm. Positive attitude.

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Law Firm Staff