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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Florida - Coral gables
Refer to Job # HAWV822388

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will review and management of case files from inception through trial/settlement. Prepare initial discovery, i.e., interrogatories, request for production, request for admissions. E-File in both State and Federal Court systems. Journal deadlines for responses and monitor for timeliness. Prepare draft responses to discovery, including document productions and corresponding privilege logs. Prepare legal documents such as briefs and pleadings. Prepare case and medical chronologies, agreements, deposition summaries/abstracts and trial binders for use by attorneys. Investigate facts as requested by attorneys. Draft and follow-up on subpoenas, including but not limited to medical. Review and analyze medical records. Bachelor's degree is preferred; Additionally, five (5) or more years of insurance defense experience required. Only applicants with this experience will be considered. Experience with trial preparation and participation/attendance, including organization of witness materials and preparation of physical and electronic exhibits; experience with exhibit manipulation software such as Sanction/Trial Director/TrialPad, Relativity and PowerPoint. Experience with issuing subpoenas for records, including but not limited to medical. Knowledge in a variety of areas including insurance defense and general civil, business and product liability defense litigation. Working knowledge of internet, Excel and Microsoft Word software. E-Filing experience in both State and Federal Court systems. Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs. Listens and seeks clarification; responds well to questions. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data. Takes independent actions and calculated risks; asks for help when needed. Follows instructions, responds to management direction; commits to additional hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team environment. Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming. Maintains confidentiality. Accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments. Moves case along, anticipating next steps and proactively discussing same with attorneys.

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