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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Wilkes & McHugh

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Posted on

Jul 24,2018

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Paralegal The candidate assist the firm’s trial lawyers. Qualified candidate will be experienced with preparing and answering discovery, reviewing medical records for purposes of identifying key witnesses, creating timelines for case events, preparing deposition summaries, keeping track of discovery deadlines, drafting correspondence, and assisting with all other aspects of preparing a complex case for trial. Additionally, the incumbent will schedule calendars, communicate with defense, court reports, and ensure travel for supporting attorney as needed. Legal research and writing, including drafting answers to complaints, discovery request and motions. Scheduling calendars, watching deadlines, communication with defense, court reporters and ensuring travel for supporting attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

A B.S. Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred. Should have working knowledge of Pennsylvania civil rules and procedures. Must have working knowledge of e-file. Working knowledge of e-file is required. Should have strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wilkes & McHugh
Three Parkway 1601 Cherry Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19102