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Paralegal - Medical The candidate will reports to: Medical Attorney. Will perform a variety of paralegal functions to assist Senior Paralegals and attorneys in representing their clients fairly and efficiently, completing casework, documentation and interaction with clients in preparation for and during (or up to and including) trial. Under direction, completes legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts. Assist Attorney and Senior Paralegals in all phases of discovery, prepares discovery responses and requests to include requests for production, interrogatories and requests for admissions, depositions, docketing, scheduling, fielding client calls, and frequent written and oral communication with defense and/or co-counsel. Arrange files and reviews documents and may prepare summonses. Draft pre-trial data, assists in the preparation of trial notebooks, exhibits and legal authorities. Organize and prepare exhibits, depositions/testimony copies, etc. Prepare trial subpoenas and assist in scheduling of witnesses. As directed by senior paralegals and attorneys, summarize trial testimony and drafts bill of costs. Assist on designation of records and compiling briefs. Conduct legal research on case law using Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, and other appropriate law and/or medical libraries, databases, and on-line facilities. Perform general/and or administrative paralegal duties including legal research and specific points of briefing cases. Correspond with clients and adversaries. Maintain files, including form files, legal memos and expertâ€™s files. Complete special projects as requested. Bachelorâ€™s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate i required. Should have 5-8 years of experience. Experience in the medical and/or pharmacy field is highly preferred. Should have superior knowledge of MS 2013 Office suite. Experience with databases such as Caselogistix is preferred. Previous experience in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment is preferred.
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