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Title : Personal Injury Defense Paralegal

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # VVNT863129


# Personal Injury Defense Paralegal ## About the Position is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms. We are currently seeking a Personal Injury Defense Paralegal to join our New York Midtown office. ## Qualifications - Must have a Bachelor's degree, and Paralegal certification is preferred - Must have 2+ years New York State Litigation experience, Personal Injury claims required - Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite, especially Word and Excel, as well as, document management systems - Clear and effective communication skills both oral and written - Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail - Must be able to work both independently and in a team mindset and be proactive - Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily - Medical Record interpretation and summaries experience preferred - Legal Research (Lexis, Westlaw) proficiency preferred ## Responsibilities - Professional written work product, with ability to concisely explain what matters most and why - for audiences that will include clients, courts, and litigant counsel - Investigator interaction: including evaluation of claim needs in line with goals, and communication and supervision of investigation process - Interact with client contacts for information, document, and witness information gathering, evaluation, and assessment as bears on investigation and discovery process and resolution strategies - Medical record interpretation, evaluation, and summarization of contents as matters to critical liability, damages, and discovery issues - Written discovery demand and response preparation and compliance supervision - both internal and external - Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants - Determine, prepare and organize materials needed for court appearances, pleadings, depositions, and trial preparation - Determine, prepare and organize material needed for expert witness review - Witness interaction for critical information gathering, and deposition process - Discovery and substantive motion support, such as drafting and preparing, as commensurate with skill set ## Salary The annualized salary range for this position is $50,000 to $70,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. ## Interested? is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to *******@******* and putting "NYC Paralegal" in the subject line. We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law. Bachelor's degree, Paralegal certification
 
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