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Personal Injury Paralegal The candidate will draft pleadings, discovery demands/responses, motions, subpoenas, settlement documents, etc. Will process authorizations and compile medical records. Analyze medical records, draft summaries and chronologies. Communicate with courts, clients, experts, opposing counsel, and counsel for co-defendants as needed. Manage and update case activity to assist attorneys with case monitoring and client reporting. Assist with prepping files for mediation, arbitration and trial. Prepare cases from inception to trial. Accurately record and maintain billable hours.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should preferably have Paralegal certificate; Associate Degree or higher. Experience in civil litigation and management of high-volume of cases is needed. Experience reviewing medical and technical records preferred. Legal research (Lexis, Westlaw) proficiency preferred. Knowledge of New York State Unified Court System and Federal E-Filing Procedures is essential. Should have 2 years of experience in MS Word, Excel and Outlook, and the ability to learn new programs and systems.
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