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Title : Bilingual Paralegal

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # JWSR850755


Bilingual Paralegal The candidate will support attorneys with a busy defense litigation practice with an emphasis on negligence, premises liability, auto, first party, and medical negligence. Communicate with Spanish Speaking clients and gather information for discovery responses, scheduling demos, and trial preparation. Support legal team by requesting, analyzing, and summarizing voluminous medical records for clients, attorneys and experts. Conduct medical journal research via the Internet or through local libraries. Abstract medical records and organize and prepare both outline and narrative summaries of the records for internal use and for presentation to the client. Analyze medical records and billing records to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the medical evidence including pre-existing or co-existing medical conditions. Prepare case analysis. Identify issues, omissions and discrepancies. Identify and provide information regarding medical experts and physicians and coordinate medical expert deposition preparation. Assist attorneys with medical evidence preparation and organization for hearing or trial. Compose and type document production including case analysis memoranda for attorneys, outline and narrative summaries, and chronologies of medical records, correspondence, and reports. High school diploma or its equivalent is required. A College degree is preferred. Should have 2-3 years of paralegal experience in understanding and utilization of medical terminology, anatomical drawings, laboratory tests, and medications. Should possess a thorough understanding of the medical condition to explain or illustrate a diagnosis. Should be proficient in proofreading, redlining, and editing of documents. Must ensure accuracy, comprehension, and overall grammar and punctuation. Should h verbal and written Spanish and English fluency. Full understanding of HIPAA compliance. Understands and complies with all other related regulatory mandates. Research, analytical, organizational and critical thinking skills are required. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, as well as knowledge and application of legal research tools (Westlaw), is needed. Should have the ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, manage a large volume of cases and work with multiple attorneys. Experience as an RN in clinical practice is a plus. Experience in a law firm consultant/legal department is a plus.
 
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