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Paralegals Duties: Assists attorney in all phases of discovery, including assisting with discovery requests, depositions, docketing, scheduling, fielding client calls and frequent written and oral communication with defense and/or co-counsel. File multiple claims and update case files in a timely and organized fashion. Cure deficiencies on a backlog of cases Arrange files and reviews documents and may prepare summonses. May draft pre-trial data, assists in the preparation of trial notebooks, exhibits and legal authorities. Organize and prepare exhibits, depositions/testimony copies, etc. Needs ability to understand medical records and follow up with clients on missing information Must have ability to assist in preparation and filing of court submissions Prepare trial subpoenas and assist in scheduling of witnesses. Enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in either written or electronic form. Reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations Compiles and, as requested, analyzes reports for attorneys Completes special projects as requested Ability to communicate and work well within a team environment. Assist on designation of records and compiling briefs. Conduct legal research on case law using Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, and other appropriate law and/or medical libraries, databases, and on-line facilities. Perform general/and or administrative paralegal duties including legal research and specific points of briefing cases. Correspond with clients and adversaries. Maintain files, including form files, legal memos and expert’s files. Complete special projects.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. 1-3 years of professional work experience in the legal field. Familiar with MS Office suite. Previous experience in a fast-paced, high pressure environment required. Ability to communicate and work well within a team environment required. Litigation experience preferred.
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