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Paralegal - Seattle, WA The Candidate will be responsible for Review new file assignments, draft initial pleadings (e.g. answer, motion, etc.), and draft discovery. Prepare brief to assist client in presenting case in small claims court. Draft responses to discovery demands. Assist clients in answering questions regarding discovery. Review and serve responses to discovery demand. Assist attorney in preparing materials for trial, arbitration or mediation. Assist with the identification and summarizing of relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney, as appropriate. Review new and proposed legislation and determine applicability.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Education: Bachelorâ€™s Degree in related field required. American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate preferred in addition to Bachelorâ€™s Degree. Must have 3-5 years of experience as a paralegal and Insurance-industry experience. Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes with Analytical skills and strong attention to detail. Basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports. Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors. Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills. Ability to collaborate and interact with all levels of personnel and build strong relationships with business colleagues. Strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills. Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Is a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and work independently. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
Job ID :108937
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