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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

John Foy & Associates

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

May 22,2018

Posted on

Mar 06,2018

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of a litigation attorney’s law practice, including carrying out administrative services, providing support to the legal team and ensuring that the firm remains in compliance with state legal regulations. Responsibilities will include each phase of civil litigation (Case Management, Investigation, Pleadings, Discovery, Pre-Trial, Trial, Mediation, Settlement, Appeal, etc.) as well as the following: Aid civil practice litigation attorney(s) in drafting lawsuits, complaints, statement of claims, summons, pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses, notices, affidavits, petitions, subpoenas; File litigation documents via Odyssey, Peachcourt, Pacer/CM/ECF-GA, etc.; Locate witnesses for interviews and gather witness statements; Contact expert witnesses and coordinate meetings, document exchanges, and appearances of expert witness as necessary; Maintain discovery and pleading indexes; Review and/or organize voluminous case files subsequent to prior handling; Calendar discovery deadlines; organize; Review and analyze documents for production; Prepare deposition outlines, memos and summaries; Summarize and analyze medical records and assist with e-discovery; Gather lien information and handle lien negotiations, including health insurers, medical providers, etc.; Conduct legal research, analyze issues and craft legal research memos; Schedule depositions of clients, defendants, individual and corporate witnesses, etc. Obtain and organize pertinent information from clients, including treatment status, doctor appointment information, changes in medical care and/or work status, documents and records information and the like. Maintain communication with clients and update the clients’ files accordingly. Obtain certified medical bills, medical records and other documents from healthcare providers and other facilities in preparation for trial. Organize and index exhibits; prepare trial binders, and manage document-intensive files. Serve as a liaison between the trial team and third parties such as witnesses, clients, vendors, experts and courtroom personnel. Prepare and handle exhibits for use at trial. Coordinate logistical needs, such as reserving hotels and office space as well as reserving equipment, for depositions and trials. Prepare for mediations, including mediation memos. Draft settlement brochures, agreements and releases and distribute settlement statement or negotiation checklists under attorney supervision. Other duties as assigned. Must have Paralegal Certification and 4+ years of plaintiff's personal injury civil litigation experience is required. Medical records expertise required.

Company info

John M. Foy
John Foy & Associates
3343 Peachtree Road, NE
Suite 350,
Atlanta, GA 30326