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Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # VHCH738552
Paralegal/Litigation Assistant, Insurance The candidate will monitor active asbestos filings and analyze same; Assist in the drafting of pleadings, discovery and motions and the subsequent electronic filing of same with the Cook, Madison, St. Clair and St. Louis County Circuit Courts; Summarize medical records, Social Security earnings, employment records, discovery material and other documents obtained while maintaining index of all records; Prepare discovery requests, including the independent gathering of documents, facts and witness statements in preparing answers to interrogatories and responses to request for production; Assist with discovery including, but not limited to collecting, processing, reviewing and analysis of paper documents and electronically stored information (ESI); Maintain and search internal databases utilizing document management software; Prepare material for depositions and motions; Manage trial logistics, trial preparation including witness and trial binders, and compiling and tracking trial exhibits; Maintain court docket for Practice Group.
The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree; Must have 5+ years experience as a litigation paralegal, managing e-discovery preferably in Toxic Tort Defense Litigation; Must have paralegal Certificate from ABA accredited program; Must have knowledge of File Site, Elite 3e, Lexis File and Serve, Summation and Relativity document management software; Must have strong technical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Acrobat; Must have ability to work effectively under tight time constraints, individually as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
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