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Legal Staff Paralegal in Lansing, MI

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Company name

Mallory, Lapka, Scott & Selin, PLLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Lansing, MI

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Legal Assistant – Litigation The candidate organizes cases by establishing and organizing files; establishing calendars; expediting requirements and deadlines; documenting actions. Develops cases by researching pertinent law; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints and discovery; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports. Manages cases by preparing case summaries, brochures for mediation conferences, exhibits, and related correspondence; scheduling mediation conferences and hearings; drafting pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; initiating and maintaining contact with adjusters and opposing counsel; reviewing case with investigator; contributing information to the team case review. Helps clients by initiating and maintaining contact; preparing clients to answer discovery; keeping clients informed of case status. Supports trial proceedings by organizing evidence and exhibits; taking notes; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses arrive as scheduled. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. Accomplishes law firm mission by completing related results as needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Mallory, Lapka, Scott & Selin, PLLC
605 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933