Job Details

Medical Malpractice Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Sep 24, 2021

Posted on

Jun 11, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 50000 to 70000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Carmel, IN, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Medical Malpractice
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Medical Malpractice Paralegal
Duties: Assist attorneys with projects and client-related matters. Maintain clear lines of communication with clients, counsel, court, and others. Organize and maintain client files in the case management system. Prepare legal documents, including but not limited to, pleadings, motions, and legal memoranda, ensuring exceptional spelling, grammar, format, and content. Conduct legal research and factual investigation. Analyze statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes, documents, and other relevant data to advance case preparation and determine causes of action. Coordinate and summarize depositions. File documents with the court. Assist attorneys with discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses. Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes. Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices. Participate in calendar management, docketing, and preparation for depositions, mediations, and trials. Communicate with the administrative team to ensure that correspondence, client education, and other literature are mailed to clients. Facilitate timekeeping, transcription, and scheduling. Assist with settlement preparation. Perform other duties as directed by the Managing Attorney to meet the ongoing needs of the firm.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training, and/or an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies preferred. 5+ years of experience in medical malpractice required. Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, terminology, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures. Experience with depositions, mediations, and hearings. Advanced proficiency with the use of technology, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite, cloud-based case management software, and computer-based legal research. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and organized work approach. Ability to work well under pressure and address multiple projects with a high level of quality and productivity. Strong listening and interpersonal skills. Capacity to learn, adapt, and manage a workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision. Ability to compile, review, classify, prioritize, analyze, and present data effectively. Willingness to work cooperatively. Dependability, initiative, and concern for the needs of the firm. A high degree of data entry accuracy. Commitment to providing high-quality legal assistance and building credibility with clients.

Additional info

Submit resume, cover letter, and relevant writing samples.

Company info

Stewart & Stewart Attorneys
931 South Range Line Road
Carmel, IN 46032


"Legal Assistant"

Former Employee - Reviewed on June 11, 2018

Pay your employees more. Look more closely at what they do and how they perform. Many people paid more than they should be while many people are paid less than they should be.

Pros : The Stewart's are caring people who sincerely try their best to help employees. Their is a family touch to the law firm.
Cons : Low pay. They seem to be tight on paying salary from my experience. However, this may vary depending on their need.
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2014
Job type : Full time

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