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Legal Staff Paralegal in White Plains, NY

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Company name

Michael Page International Inc

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Insurance Defense

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

White Plains, NY

Posted on

Mar 01,2018

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Insurance Defense Paralegal The candidate organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including contracts, records, reports, depositions, discovery, investigative and other documents and summaries. Interpretation and preparation of chronologies and summaries as requested. Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, reports, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, contracts, opinions, position papers, letters, etc., and other documents as necessary. Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other request for information. Assures organization of files including maintenance and management. Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case. Conducts legal research using online media for experts, background searches, case investigation. Communicates with clients, witnesses, experts. Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assist in preparation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 2+ years of prior defense litigation paralegal experience. Experience in personal injury, nursing home and medical mal preferred. Must have state court filing including E-filing experience. Knowledge of how to bill time required. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and knowledge and application of legal research tools (Westlaw) is required. Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Additional info

Job Reference:1284222

Company info

Miriam Hertz
Michael Page International Inc
405 Lexington Avenue
Suite 28
New York City, NY 10174-2899