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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
Paralegal Duties: Assist in drafting legal documents including, pleadings, motions, and correspondence to opposing counsel and to the court. Obtain, review, organize and analyze medical records. As necessary and appropriate, arrange medical examinations for clients or opposing parties and interview doctors, nurses, and hospital personnel involved in patient care. Conduct computerized medical, scientific, and technical literature research. Analyze materials and prepare synopsis. Maintain litigation docket and calendar, noting deadline dates for responsive pleadings/motions, court appearances, and other important deadlines. Assist attorneys in preparation for meetings, hearings, depositions and trials. Prepare witness and matter materials for trial preparation. Maintain, organize, and track files including documents involving contact with insurance carrier(s), client, health care provider(s), employer(s) and state/local agencies in an efficient and effective manner. Interact with clients, respond to client inquires, keep client updated on progress of case. Maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with firm policies. File court documents.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Paralegal certificate preferred. 5-10 years of experience on the defense side, including experience in general liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, asbestos and other toxic tort (lead paint). Experience with document control and e-filing with state and federal courts. Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines. Ability to perform legal research, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles. Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy. Exceptional organization, writing and communication skills. Interact professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff, and other representatives outside of the firm. Knowledge of eDiscovery and prior experience with document review databases, such as iPro and Relativity is preferred, but not required. Positive attitude.
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