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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Refer to Job # ALWF847123

This large firm has many offices across the United States and offers a full-service practice that includes corporate, litigation, bankruptcy, tax, employment, and other types of law. The firm has a reputation for providing cost-effective services and communicating well with its clients. It is particularly strong in representation of financial institutions. They also are committed to community service and pro bono work. Excellent training is provided to all attorneys so they can improve their skills and keep up with changes in the law.
Litigation Paralegal The candidate will be to provide direct assistance to a working group of attorneys by managing files primarily in the insurance coverage and insurance defense practice areas. Assigned duties will include preparation, organization, and management of case-related documents, data entry, docketing, preparation and comparison of charts, assisting with depositions, and assisting during court proceedings. Perform legal and non-legal research. Assist attorneys with the organization and maintenance of documents. Assist clients in gathering documents. Prepare, analyze and proofread summaries of documents and other records. Maintain a case management system. Coordinate projects to maintain a smooth flow of work products. Work overtime when necessary. Draft pleadings, discovery, briefs, memorandums, and correspondence. Prepare for client meetings. Handle routine correspondence and maintain telephone contact with the client. Organize documents which may include filing and photocopying. Assist with other duties as assigned. Should have Bachelor's degree in an accredited legal assistant program preferred. Computer-assisted legal research databases (Westlaw and/or Lexis). Litigation support database programs (Summation, iPro Eclipse, or similar discovery management software program experience is ideal but not required). Should have experience in insurance coverage and defense work, personal injury, and property damage; ability to meet deadlines and organize large quantities of information; ability to work under pressure and in a timely manner. Ability to work unsupervised; ability to work as part of a team, Detail-oriented, Organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact directly with attorneys, clients, and other firm members on a daily basis.

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