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Legal Staff Paralegal in Cleveland, OH

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Cleveland, OH

Posted on

May 15,2018

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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 Secretary/Paralegal The candidate work for litigation practice. Must have 5 years of legal secretary and paralegal experience working with Ohio case law. The choice candidate must be savvy with transcription and other desktop and web based software, highly motivated, extremely organized, detailed and work well with others. Having familiarity with insurance defense is a plus and having a Bachelor s degree and/or paralegal certification is preferred. Assist attorneys with case management (scheduling, managing files and court documents, dockets, organizing files for trial, making phone calls and arrangements, etc.). Calendar deadlines (appointments, notices of deposition and hearings, other filings, etc.). Answer/transfer/take messages and place calls effectively and professionally communicate with clients, outside counsel, court personnel, etc. Responsible for entering data using CLIO practice management software. Filing: Inner-office documents; local court and recorder s filings and serving on opposing counsel (electronically, by fax or by mail). Draft basic pleadings such as notices. Setup new files (includes preparing file folders, updating client databases, etc.). Manage and organize files and update client database as required. Prepare correspondence. General copying/scanning and emailing of documents as needed. Drafting summaries of depositions, medical records. Preparing basic form pleadings, ie. affidavits, motions to continue, motions for leave, etc. Drafting summary and organization of discovery responses received. Production of documents in discovery. Limited legal research; ability to use online research tools such as Westlaw, etc. Research of and liaison to experts, including IME letters, finding experts, etc.

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Law Firm Staff