Insurance Defense Paralegal at Confidential company

About the Job

We are looking to immediately hire a highly organized, self-motivated insurance defense litigation paralegal to work in a fast-paced, growing law firm in downtown Dallas.  Medical insurance furnished by employer.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Compiles evidence by searching records, discovery documents, transcripts, and databases; interviewing clients, third parties, and expert witnesses.


* Prepares legal documents for attorneys’ approval; assisting in the preparation of discovery.


* Oversees cases by managing files and documents; coordinating with support services and clients, opposing law firms, and courts; managing court docket calendar; maintaining schedules and deadlines; generating status reports, logs, and indexes; processing settlement papers and payments.


* Prepares for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, witness files and demonstrative exhibits.


* Prepares witnesses by detailing background information; interviewing witnesses; preparing interview summaries and statements.


* Composes legal abstracts by summarizing deposition, arbitration, hearing, trial, and other transcripts.

 

Qualifications:

*  5 years of experience in litigation and trial support in federal and state courts, including discovery, case management, and trial preparation.

 

*  Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.

 

*  Ability to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors.  Ability to create, compose and edit written materials.

 

*  Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate in person, by e-mail and telephone and follow the instruction effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff, and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.

 

*  Proficient in word; and using office equipment such as computer, scanner, and photocopiers.


Please Apply Directly to:    lova@ahblaw.net 

 

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