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Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal

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Company name

Sarkisian Sarkisian & Associates

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Portage, IN

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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SUMMARY:
We are seeking a full time litigation paralegal who is able to assist attorneys in all aspects of legal case from preparation and file management to communications, drafting routine documents, legal research, collection of relevant information, and trial preparation. Applicant may conduct routine investigations and review and analyze various reports, responses and records. Position will be located in Portage.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
-Draft routine correspondence and communicate with various the various parties involved in a civil matter.
-Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions and legal codes to prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, etc. for use by attorney.
-Draft routine legal documents for review and use by attorneys.
-Compile and prepare draft discovery responses.
-Prepare exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial.
-Categorize and interpret data; review and analyze reports, responses and records produced by opposing counsel.
-Conduct investigations as needed and directed.
-Coordinate requests between multiple parties involved in litigation by way of consistent communication with client, claims and full partnership with attorney through end of case.
-Participate in special administrative and legal research projects as requested.

EDUCATION/COURSE OF STUDY:
-Associates Degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience preferred but not required.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
-Minimum 4 years paralegal and/or litigation experience required.

CERTIFICATES/DEGREES:
-Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-certified program preferred but not required.

OTHER:
-Strong grammar and writing skills
-Knowledge of law office procedures and local court/jurisdiction rules and procedures
-Resourceful research and analytical skills
-Solid interpersonal skills
-Proficient in Microsoft Word
-Experienced with Microsoft Outlook and Excel
-Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
-Ability to manage time and tasks effectively
-Able to maintain strict confidentiality

HOW TO APPLY:

Please forward your resume in response to this job post. We will schedule in-person interviews accordingly.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 4 years

Company info

Sarkisian Sarkisian & Associates

Company Profile

Personal Injury Firm