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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/22/2017
Job Category:
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Legal Assistant
Major Legal Services | Solon, Ohio
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Job Description

East Side Insurance Defense firm seeks Legal Assistant with a Paralegal Degree/Certification to assist attorneys with insurance defense matters. Primary responsibilities would be administrative/secretarial with a focus on file management.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, revise and proofread legal documents and correspondence
  • Maintain electronic files in case management system
  • Docket deadlines and events
  • Prepare exhibits and hearing binders
  • Transcribing of digital dictation
  • Schedule appointments, travel arrangements, conferences and client meetings
  • Maintain client and administrative files in accordance with firm procedures, including within the document management system
  • Perform other miscellaneous administrative and support duties as assigned
  • Draft discovery requests and organize discovery responses for attorneys approval
  • Prepare drafts of certain documents for attorneys review/final approval; emphasis on civil litigation pleadings and discovery
  • Schedule depositions and meetings with expert witnesses
  • Review and summarize cases including all records/coordinate trial prep including exhibits and records
  • Drafting documents, including correspondence, answers to interrogatories, pleadings, motions, certain business forms and probate court documents, for attorneys review/approval;
  • Ordering and compiling medical records and bills and preparing economic and non-economic loss compendium;
  • Performing case-related research, as requested by supported attorneys;
  • Preparing for deposition and attendance at trials, as requested by supported attorneys;
  • Communicating with clients
  • 2-5 years of litigation experience required, insurance defense experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Trialworks and Juris preferred. 

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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