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Paralegal - Insurance Defense Duties: focuses on personal injury, negligent security, and premises liability litigation. Researches sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions and public records. Conducts witness interviews and investigates case facts. Serves as a limited liaison between counsel, clients, experts, witnesses, third parties, and other outside contacts. Summarizes records including medical records, court files and depositions. Reviews and summarizes third party and client documents. Tracks and monitors cases and documents for ongoing litigation matters. Compiles documents responsive to discovery requests and attends document productions. Drafts, prepares and performs limited reviews of legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, discovery materials, appeals and contracts. Assists in trial preparation and discovery practices such as to gather and organizing exhibits, trial data, documents and other materials in response to subpoenas, discovery requests, interrogatories, motions for summary judgments, etc. Keeps current with procedures used by local, state and federal courts.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Paralegal Certificate preferred. 5-7 years defense litigation paralegal experience with a focus in personal injury, negligent security, and premises liability litigation. Prior experience in a defense litigation paralegal position is required. Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate by e-mail, telephone, and in person to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact in an environment with a diverse group of personalities. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints while maintaining a high level of attention to detail. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a high stress and high volume environment. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to identify and resolve problem in a timely manner. Ability to meet deadlines in an environment with frequent interruptions. Advanced skills in computer technology using Microsoft Office Suite, Orion and document management (Sharepoint).
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