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Posted:
2/7/2018
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Litigation Paralegals
Major Legal Services | Columbus, Ohio
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Job Description

Our client is one of the largest plaintiff firms in Ohio with offices statewide.

This firms Litigation Paralegals work closely with Litigation Attorneys in managing personal injury cases for their clients. The ideal candidate is an ambitious self-starter who takes initiative to achieve team goals.

Responsibilities

  • Addressing all aspects of discovery, including drafting responses to interrogatories, request for admissions, request for production, and drafting supplemental discovery
  • Preparing and filing motions
  • Assisting in trial preparation such as trial exhibits, charts, trial notebook, voir dire, jury instructions, verdict forms, and subpoenas
  • Managing attorney calendar including scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Analyzing reports including damage summaries, medical expenses, lost wage summaries, and property damage assessments
  • Obtaining, reviewing, and organizing medical records
  • Preparing, calculating, and maintaining damage summaries including medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage
  • Preparing and forwarding medical records to insurance carriers and defense counsel
  • Communicating and corresponding with clients regarding case status
  • Preparing check requests, maintaining check records, and mailing checks to vendors
  • Preparing disbursement summaries
  • Logging daily mail

Qualifications

While our client ideally would like to hire candidates with prior auto accident litigation or Pre-Litigation Experience, this firm also takes pride in recognizing potential talent regardless of credentials. While this list details our clients preferred skill set and qualifications, they will happily train candidates that are well-suited for their team.

  • Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate, and/or relevant work experience
  • Articulate, organized team player with excellent grammar and writing skills
  • Professional demeanor, positive attitude, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Working knowledge of Needles Case Management software is a plus

This firm prefers to hire on a temporary to hire basis, but will consider experienced PI paralegals that are seeking to change firms. Our client offers competitive compensation, health and supplemental insurance, paid time off, flex time, and a 401k with company match.

There are 2-3 active openings right now that our client would like to fill by mid-February 2018.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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