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Title : Paralegal

Location : Florida - Miami
Refer to Job # STLQ793357

Paralegal Responsibilities: Review court dockets; pull court filings from PACER and other court databases. Conduct various document searches, background investigations, litigation history checks, corporate and factual research. Initial drafting of written discovery for attorney review/revisions. Review and summarize written discovery responses from opposing parties. Summarize various documents and/or pleadings, prepare timeline/chronology. Download document productions, save to firm system, and liaise with vendors to upload to document review platforms. Review and tag documents in review platform. Redact documents, Bates label, burn discs, and coordinate document production. Ensure compliance with ESI stipulations and protocols. Prepare privilege logs. Log incoming and outgoing document productions. Prepare witness packs for depositions; organize document notebooks for attorney review. Prepare exhibits for examinations under oath, depositions, motions, hearings, and trial. Summarize transcripts of examinations under oath and depositions. Send documents to experts and keep detailed logs regarding same. Prepare and update bordereau of claims, reporting status and recent developments every 30-45 days. Plays an intricate role in the day-to-day operations as the paralegal will assist with case management, legal document preparation and case strategy leading to trial. Preparation of pleadings, discovery demands, discovery responses, trial lists, and other litigation documents. Intake and organization of voluminous document production received from clients, opposing parties, and non-parties. Meet monthly billing requirements. Manage calendar to ensure compliance with all deadlines. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate. 7+ years of experience; insurance coverage or commercial litigation experience preferred. Strong organizational, oral and written communication, and analytical skills. Ability to learn quickly and perform in a fast-paced environment. Experienced with e-filing and e-service in multiple jurisdictions. Creative problem solver who takes initiative to accomplish tasks with a minimal level of supervision. Experienced with a variety of computer applications, document review platforms, and internet programs: Microsoft Suite (particularly Excel), Outlook, FileSite, Relativity, Westlaw and/or Lexis.

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