Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

May 17,2018

Location

Hartford, CT
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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Paralegal Duties: Manage case from litigation intake through settlement or verdict. Drafting of pleadings, discovery demands/responses, motions subpoenas, settlement documents, etc. Communicate with courts, clients, experts, opposing counsel, and counsel for co-defendants as needed. Process HIPAA authorizations and compile medical records. Medical record interpretation, evaluation, and preparing chronologies of contents as matters to critical liability, damages, and discovery issues Assist with trial preparation: manage trial exhibits, prepare trial notebooks, maintain expert binders, perform jury research and communicate with experts and fact witnesses. Assist with preparing files for mediation and/or arbitration. Prepare deposition digests and summaries. Maintain and monitor the legal compliance of case matters such as depositions, mediation, hearing, and trial deadlines by maintaining the accuracy of the attorney s calendar. Accurately record and maintain billable hours.

Requirements: Experience in defense civil litigation, construction defect litigation (preferred) and management of high-volume of cases. Experience reviewing medical and technical records preferred. Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Strong oral and written communication skills. Works well in a fast-paced environment. Legal Research (Lexis, Westlaw) proficiency preferred. Knowledge of Connecticut State Court System and Federal E-filing procedures. Must be familiar with all aspects of liability and defense litigation, Construction defect litigation is preferred as well. While this candidate will work primarily with the lawyers in our Hartford office, he or she will also interact and work on matters across the firm s entire footprint.

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