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Legal Staff Paralegal in Wilmington, DE

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Company name

Morris James LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Medical Malpractice

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required


Wilmington, DE

Posted on

Jan 23,2018

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Paralegal (Medical Malpractice) The candidate will maintain case files including documents involving contact with clients, health care provider(s), insurance carrier(s), employers, and possible state/local agencies. Will obtain, review, organize and summarize medical documents. Compile medical notebooks. Prepare pleadings on behalf of attorneys. Schedule depositions of witnesses and experts on behalf of attorneys. Act as liaison between attorney and clients/witnesses/experts/opposing law firms and establish a rapport and positive working relationship. Prepare medical record review, chronologies, summaries, and timelines. Review and analyze cases in order to assist with preparation of case for trial. Prepare orders and monitor requests for medical records. Assist attorneys with trial preparation by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files. Ensure that witnesses and experts are ready when needed; take courtroom notes.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate and 2-4 years’ experience. Must have strong customer-service-oriented approach and positive attitude. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a diverse group of clients and professionals in person, by email, and telephone to provide information with tact and diplomacy is required. Strong verbal and written communication skills is required. Must be computer literate with strong working knowledge of MS Word 2016, Excel 2016, and Outlook 2016.

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Company info

Carol Folt
Morris James LLP
500 Delaware Avenue
Suite 1500,PO Box 2306
Wilmington, DE 19899-2306