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Legal Staff Paralegal in Las Vegas, NV

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Company name

American Access Casualty Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General
Insurance Defense

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Las Vegas, NV

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Feb 19,2018

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Profile

Legal Secretary/Paralegal Responsibilities: Open and close new legal files using Abacus case management system. Locate and maintain contact with difficult clients and assist with responding to incoming discovery requests including but not limited to meeting with clients to draft answers to discovery requests and confirming discovery responses are timely served this will be a primary task, follow through is required. Maintain a legal diary for multiple attorneys. Handle in-take of mail and faxes. Gather and organize exhibits, documents, and trial data. Multi task without issue. Follow directions as given. Handle general office tasks as needed i.e. faxing, scanning, answer incoming calls, dealing with administrative issues, etc.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Legal Assistant/Paralegal Certificate or Associates Degree in legal/paralegal studies or equal experience. Should have 2+ years of experience in paralegal or legal services in a corporate and/or law firm setting, Insurance defense is highly preferred. Knowledge of Wiznet e-filing system. Familiar with Civil, Arbitration procedures/filings Familiar with District Court, Justice Court and Washoe Reno 2nd District Courts procedures/filings. Be able to open new legal files and close legal files. Be able to prepare and file pleading documents and discovery documents while consulting with the attorney. Excellent organizational skills including ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects. Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly. Maintain a legal diary for multiple attorneys. Handle general correspondence between outside law firms, clients, and insurance carriers. Have the ability to speak with outside law firms to schedule depositions and other meetings as needed. Have the ability to handle general office tasks as needed. Be able to type at a rate of 65 words per minute. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Access Casualty Company.
2785 East Desert Inn Road
Suite 290
Las Vegas, NV 89121