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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Columbus, OH

Posted on

Mar 26,2018
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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. Legal Assistant/Paralegal Candidate will: Prepare, revise and proofread legal documents and correspondence; Maintain electronic files in case management system; Draft routine notices and entries; Docket deadlines and events; Prepare exhibits and hearing binders; Transcribing of digital dictation; Schedule appointments, travel arrangements, conferences and client meetings; Prepare expense and disbursement forms for reimbursement or payment; Maintain assignment calendars; Prepare timesheets and review client bills; Maintain client and administrative files in accordance with firm procedures, including within the document management system; Exercise independent judgment when prioritizing work assignments; Perform other miscellaneous administrative and support duties as assigned; Draft discovery requests and organize discovery responses for attorneys approval; Prepare drafts of certain l documents for attorneys review/final approval; emphasis on civil litigation pleadings and discovery; Forward records to clients and experts; Schedule depositions and meetings with expert witnesses; Review and summarize cases including all recordscoordinate trial prep including exhibits and records; Drafting documents, including correspondence, answers to interrogatories, pleadings, motions, certain business forms and probate court documents, for attorneys review/approval; Ordering and compiling medical records and bills and preparing economic and non-economic loss compendium; Performing case-related research, as requested by supported attorneys; Preparing for deposition and attendance at trials, as requested by supported attorneys; Running reports, tracking statutes, and maintaining and updating client lists and due dates; Communicating with clients; Training of other Administrative Assistants and Paralegals, as needs arise; Back-up/support to other Administrative Assistants and Paralegals, as needs arise.

Qualifications: Paralegal certification or degree required. 2-5 years of recent meaningful law firm experience in litigation is a must. Insurance defense experience is ideal. Knowledge of Trialworks and Juris preferred. Excellent communication, writing/proofreading skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Diligence and commitment required.

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Law Firm Staff

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