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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Wilkes & McHugh

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Feb 27,2018

Posted on

Feb 02,2018

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Paralegal Candidate will be preparing and answering discovery, reviewing medical records for purposes of identifying key witnesses, creating timelines for case events, preparing deposition summaries, keeping track of discovery deadlines, drafting correspondence, and assisting with all other aspects of preparing a complex case for trial. Will schedule calendars, communicate with defense, court reports, and ensure travel for supporting attorney as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: B.S. Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred. Knowledge of Pennsylvania civil rules and procedures. Working knowledge of e-file. Legal research and writing, including drafting answers to complaints, discovery request and motions. Scheduling calendars, watching deadlines, communication with defense, court reporters and ensuring travel for supporting attorneys. Working knowledge of e-file. Working independently yet collaboratively with Attorney. Must be resourceful and possess excellent research skills, Westlaw preferred. Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wilkes & McHugh
Three Parkway 1601 Cherry Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19102