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The Opportunity

Litigation Paralegal / Legal Assistant

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a fortune 500 clients that is seeking a Litigation Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Englewood, Colorado (CO). The ideal candidates has exceptional communication and customer services skills. This position requires the ability to prioritize and handle a busy office and workload with a positive and can-do attitude.

REQUIREMENTS:


  • Customer Service skills to include receiving and responding to all types of inquiries, relays messages, processes walk-ins, and retrieves files and documents upon request

  • Performs mail handling and distribution functions. Screens and responds to incoming mail to relay and clarify information

  • Ability to draft written discovery, Disclosures, Subpoenas, correspondence, and request needed discovery and authorizations from Claimant independently or at the direction of an attorney or manager

  • Heavy scheduling to include attorneys' calendars, including court, depositions, independent medical evaluations, and other file-related appearances, appointments, internal and external meetings. Schedules and coordinates tasks for attorneys and monitors the progress of those activities

  • Trial preparation to include witness notebooks, exhibits, and demonstrative evidence

  • Collection of medical records, police reports, photographs and other relevant case documents

  • Initiates and conducts investigation and discovery under limited supervision. Communicates with and conducts interviews of insureds, company representatives and witnesses

  • Maintains and manages confidential file materials. Reviews all documents containing scheduled dates and updates calendars, and is familiar with the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure

  • Uses and is familiar with the Colorado court efiling systems to efile legal documents to include ICCES, Lexis File & Serve, and Pacer

  • Ability to quickly learn and use the company case management system to create and maintain electronic files



Desired skills:

  • Proficient at Outlook, Word, and Adobe - knowledge with Legal Files is a highly desirable skill



Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Job Information

  • Location:
    Denver, CO 80201
  • Job Status:
    Full Time, Temporary/Contract/Project
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Posted:
    5/19/2017
  • Job Code:
    1300~EQG~1625536T1