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Legal Staff Paralegal in Portland, OR

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Company name

Chock Barhoum LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Portland, OR

Posted on

Feb 02,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will support 7 attorneys. Managing cases with responsibilities ranging from drafting correspondence and pleadings; interacting with clients, attorneys, experts and court personnel; obtaining and managing case discovery, to include a working knowledge of the subpoena process; performing background investigations; reviewing case documents and preparing summary of key facts to include preparation of medical and billing summaries; assisting attorneys with trial, mediation, and arbitration preparation; and other various tasks as assigned by the attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5+ years of experience managing litigation and/or insurance defense cases. Knowledge of personal injury cases is necessary, and experience with construction defect and/or Federal Law is a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required; organization and prioritization; ability to learn quickly and work independently while using effective problem solving skills; a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; and effective time management.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Chock Barhoum LLP
121 SW Morrison Street
Suite 415
Portland, OR 97204