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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Jonathan M. Cohen, LLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Civil Rights
Litigation - Medical Malpractice
Litigation - Personal Injury


Philadelphia, PA

Posted on

Jul 20,2018

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Paralegal Responsibilities: For civil litigation law firm (specializing in significant catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, civil rights law), assisting in the preparation and filing of legal documents with courts and other agencies in various states (namely PA, NJ, and NY); Assisting in drafting pleadings, discovery responses, and motions; Providing administrative assistance to attorneys, including managing calendars, making travel arrangements, calendaring deadlines for responses to legal documents, and handling expenses and invoice payments; Scheduling, confirming, and assisting lawyers in preparation for depositions; Drafting and processing incoming and outgoing correspondence, (including mail, emails and faxes); Preparing, organizing and maintaining the firm’s electronic and paper filing systems according to the firm’s defined procedures; Assisting in preparing materials for review by expert witnesses; Assisting in the preparation for court proceedings (including, assisting with trial preparation and maintaining close and consistent communication with clients and experts).

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Punctuality and reliability. Meticulous attention to detail and organization. Excellent interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe-Acrobat, and typing speed over 60 WPM. Ability to exhibit a high degree of initiative in managing multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, detail-oriented work environment, utilizing excellent judgment, and decision-making skills. Ability to handle a high volume of work accurately and on time.

Company info

Jonathan Cohen
Jonathan M. Cohen, LLC
3510 Baring Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104