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Title : Legal Assistant/paralegal

Location : Florida - Tampa
Refer to Job # RWHF850372

Legal Assistant/Paralegal The candidate will schedule of hearings, meditations, depositions, conferences, and other events as directed by the Attorneys. Draft and review legal documents and correspondence as directed by the Attorneys. Answer phones and speaking with clients. Receive, process and distribute incoming mail and pleadings. Assist in drafting legal documents including, but not limited to, discovery pleadings, pleadings, motions, and correspondence to opposing counsel and to the courts. File court documents through the Court's E-Filing Online Portal. Research, analyze and organize medical records in order to effectively prepare medical chronologies and medical specials. As necessary schedule and arrange medical examinations for clients or opposing parties. Maintain, organize, and track files including documents involving contact with insurance carrier(s), client, health care provider(s), employer(s) and state/local agencies in an efficient and effective manner. Maintain litigation docket and calendar, noting deadline dates for responsive pleadings/motions, court appearances, and other important deadlines while assisting attorneys with same. Assist attorneys in preparation for their meetings, hearings, depositions, mediations and trials - including preparation of witness and matter materials for trial. Interact professionally with our Clients, responding to Client inquiries effectively and timely, keeping Clients up-to-date with the progress and status of their matters. Keep confidential client information in accordance with firm policies. Associate's degree is preferred. Should have 2+ years of Insurance Defense litigation experience. Should preferably have 3+ years of Microsoft Office experience.

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