Litigation Paralegal

Are you a litigation paralegal with insurance defense experience interested in a full-time, permanent job opportunity with a well-respected National law firm  Ideal candidates will have solid experience with medical terminology, as you will be expected to create concise medical summaries from complex medical records. You will be responsible for drafting, formatting, and proofreading correspondence and legal documents, including pleadings, briefs, discovery requests, etc.; maintaining department records, both physically and electronically; calendaring; case management; all aspects of discovery; coordinating court dates and appearances; trial prep; deposition prep; scheduling meetings with witnesses and other involved parties; legal research; document production; and other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized multi-tasker with excellent written and verbal communication skills. This is a high volume desk in a relaxed atmosphere. If you are a skilled and efficient insurance defense paralegal who exhibits high attention to detail and who remains calm under pressure, this is the role for you!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Draft answers, responses and objections to all forms of discovery (interrogatories, requests for production, requests for admissions, requests to inspect tangible items or to enter real property, etc.)
  • Interact with clients to ensure accurate and comprehensive information is obtained in all discovery and project related matters
  • Be a liaison between the attorney and outside counsel, vendors, opposing counsel, and the Courts
  • Review and create knowledge base with information from documents produced
  • Perform legal research for relevant information regarding cases
  • Assist with preparation of reports and provide status updates to clients
  • Prepare materials for hearings, trials, and depositions
  • Coordinate logistics for out of town trials
  • Assist with Appellate filings, prepare Record on Appeal, and exhibits of Bill of Costs
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    Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience with bodily injury or medical malpractice preferred
  • Prior experience with Florida efiling
  • Experience with case management software desired
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Deep knowledge of Florida state court rules required
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    Employment Type: Full-time; Direct Hire

    Work Hours: 40 hours per week

     



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