Job Details

Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Heritage Insurance

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Nov 14, 2020

Posted on

Aug 01, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Clearwater, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Litigation Paralegal
The candidate will be responsible for all aspects and phases of discovery which is a critically important function to the proper handling of litigated matters. Will be drafting case specific written discovery requests, specifically Interrogatories, Request for Production and Request for Admissions to be propounded upon the Plaintiff. Drafting legal objections and factual answers to written discovery served upon the company, specifically responses to Interrogatories, Request for Production, and Request for Admissions. Drafting good faith letters to opposing counsel regarding outstanding discovery requests. Drafting discovery motions. Preparing non-party subpoenas for documents and records responsive to subpoenas served upon the company. Preparing documents to be produced in response to Request for Production and subpoenas. Drafting responses to Civil Remedy Notice(s) of Insurer Violation. Drafting Privilege Log(s) and determining applicable privileges over specific documents. Interview key witnesses including field adjusters, engineers, contractors, insureds, etc. and assist the handling attorney with preparation for depositions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have an Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA-approved program, or a Juris Doctorate. Must possess one of the following designations: Florida Certified Paralegal (FCP), or Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP). Specialty Certificate in Insurance Law through the NALS is preferred. Must have 3 years of experience working as a paralegal. Must have 1 year of experience with insurance claims. First party property experience strongly preferred. A thorough understanding of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure is required. A thorough understanding of the Florida Evidence Code is needed. A thorough understanding of all Administrative Orders in effect within each jurisdiction that the paralegal handles is essential. A thorough understanding of case law governing discovery in Florida is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Heritage Insurance
2600 McCormick Dr
Suite 300
Clearwater, FL 33759

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