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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Texas - Arlington
Refer to Job # ZXWC794857

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Enhances attorney effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; tracking cases; supporting attorney's trial proceedings; administrative tasks, and responding to telephone and written inquiries. Must be able to assist with the attorney's arbitration and mediation practice and real estate/title practice, as needed. Answer incoming calls to provide callers with basic case information. Draft and send various letters to clients, insurance companies, medical providers, and other case contacts. Sort, scan, and document mail and other correspondence. Draft petitions and complaints to file lawsuits in State and Federal Court. Draft motions and responses to motions Draft Initial Disclosures. Draft Discovery Responses and objections. Draft Discovery requests (admissions, disclosure, interrogatories, and productions) to propound on opposing counsel. Draft subpoenas and notices of intent to take a deposition. Coordinate service of process on citations and summons with private process servers. Calendar all deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met. Make use of an effective tickler system. Schedule depositions, court hearings, conferences, meetings, travel, and mediations. All trial preparation tasks traditionally handled by Legal Assistants. Prepare Trial notebooks, trial exhibits, jury charges, witness lists, and exhibits lists. Perform intake and screening with potential clients. Complete file review for new cases. Prepare deposition summaries. Prepare case summaries Lien negotiations and reductions. Request client's medical and billing records. Prepare summary of medical records Redact records. Maintain communication with insurance companies, attorneys, courts, and medical providers. Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress. Conduct appropriate legal research in Westlaw. Draft legal documents, including but limited to motions and other court-related filings. E-file court documents in the Texas E-filing system. Prepare correspondence to clients, courts, and opposing counsel. Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. Participate in ongoing business development, networking opportunities, and marketing activities. Requirements: Must have a high school diploma. Associates Degree or some college is preferred. 1-2 years' experience in handling personal injury cases preferred. Highly prefer bilingual candidate who speaks Spanish and English. Must have a working knowledge of personal injury. Preferred to have a working knowledge of employment law. Must be able to assist with the client screening and intake process for all cases. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Problem Solver. Think outside of the Box. Must be familiar with PACER, ECF, Texas E-file, and Westlaw. Schedule: 32+ hours per week

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