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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Mar 30,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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NTD Senior Paralegal The candidate performs a variety of complex legal related tasks with minimal supervision of a trial attorney or managing attorney. Assists in the preparation and trial of lawsuits by coordinating pre-trial proceedings, participating in discovery activities, drafting motions, pleadings, and subpoenas, obtaining witnesses and performing related duties. Reports to Managing Attorney or Regional Attorney. Reviews office files and answers routine correspondence. Conducts legal research, file management and case progression activities. Drafts correspondence to opposing attorneys, claims and clients with regard to related discovery matters, case status, motions, etc. Drafts interrogatories and other discovery as well as complex pleadings, discovery motions and orders for attorney review and approval. Obtains, compiles and analyzes records for discovery. Handles incoming discovery. Analyzes and responds to incoming discovery. Reviews and analyzes medical records. Prepare experts/other witnesses and any other necessary pre-trial and/or trial activities. Summarizes and/or indexes depositions, and on completion of discovery, summarizes and indexes all material. Drafts jury instructions. Drafts and issues necessary subpoenas. Contacts parties and witness(es) concerning trial dates and coordinates with the attorney appearance and testimony. Coordinates any necessary interviews; meet with clients and/or witnesses as necessary to ensure proper case development. Arranges for necessary medical and expert witnesses and coordinates time. Performs other duties as assigned. Undergraduate studies in business administration, insurance or other related area preferred. Certification in paralegal studies is preferred; equivalent experience is substituted. Typically 4+ years of experience as a paralegal with proven performance is essential. Must have knowledge: Operation, practices and procedures of a law office engaged in civil litigation is essential. Must have knowledge of legal research and dispositive motion practices. Strong verbal and written communication skill is essential.

Additional info

Job ID: 50844

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1515 Market Street
Suite 1110
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1905