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Title : Legal Staff Paralegal in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Location : Florida - Fort Lauderdale
Refer to Job # HWBP699421

Nurse Paralegal or Legal Nurse Consultant The candidate will assist attorneys with all aspects of a diverse and active litigation and appellate practice, specifically in the areas of Plaintiff Product Liability and Medical Malpractice Defense cases. Will be responsible for performing a variety of duties to assist attorneys in all phases of litigation and appeal, including discovery, trial, post-trial and appellate phases. Duties include, but are not limited to: Prepare and file pleadings, briefs, and other documents through electronic filing systems and/or manually at all court levels (trial and appellate), including federal and state courts; conduct citation reviews; proofread and edit pleadings; ensure compliance with local rules of procedure; communicate with clerks offices when needed. Organize case files; assist in the preparation of discovery requests and responses; review and organize the opposition s discovery responses; subpoenaing medical and employment records, together with reviewing and summarizing them upon receipt, process incoming and outgoing document production; conduct document review; prepare witness materials for depositions; assist in reviewing documents for privilege and preparing privilege logs. Conduct fact research; communicate with clients and witnesses; review testimony from depositions and declarations; examine client files obtained from field work. Prepare binders and other materials for conferences and hearings; assemble exhibits and required documents for trials; coordinate trial details with attorneys and any required vendors or office personnel. Providing any other general attorney support, as requested. Bachelor s Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred. Must have 2+ years of litigation paralegal experience required; medical record review. Medical background required (Registered Nurse (RN), Legal Nurse Consultant with experience or certification a plus). Experience filing in Federal and State trial and appellate courts required. Strong familiarity with cite-checking experience required. Medical Chronology or Summation (or other document management) experience required.

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