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Legal Staff Paralegal in Manchester, CT

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Company name

Kocian Law Group

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

USA Manchester, CT

Posted on

Jul 23,2018

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Personal Injury Paralegal The candidate will assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Will conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Advance the legal cause of firm clientele by preparing legal documents, organizing file materials, sending correspondence, assisting in the preparation and service of settlement proposal documents, verifying medical bills, liens and other collateral source information Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case. Engage in internal meetings with firm attorneys in accord with firm protocol. Follow firm protocols and procedures in the management of assigned caseloads. Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system. Prepare for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits. Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements. File pleadings electronically. Summarize cases. Assist in deposition preparation, pre-trial investigations, trial preparation, including assistance with preparation of witnesses for deposition and/or trial. Prepare exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should preferably have Paralegal certification. Should preferably also have Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a related field. Must have 2-5 years of relevant work experience. Should have experience in managing a caseload of motor vehicle, workers' compensation, social security, premises liability and medical malpractice cases. Experience in the preparation of settlement proposals and statute responsibility would be ideal. Experience as a litigation paralegal and at least 2+ years significant experience in personal injury / catastrophic injury law a plus. Proficiency in MS Office applications including Excel and Word is essential. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are needed.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kocian Law Group
356 West Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT 06040