Litigation Paralegal

Employer
R & W Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 29, 2021
Closes
Aug 13, 2021
Ref
2143377153
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Are you a litigation paralegal?A' A' Are you tired of working in a large law firm?A' A' If so, R & W Group has a great new opportunity!A' A' A' One of our favorite mid-sized law firm clients is looking for an experienced full-time litigation paralegal to join theirA' growingA' Medical Malpractice/Health Law Practice Group. If you have civil litigation experience withA' medical malpractice defenseA' orA' personal injury litigation experience, we want to hear from you! Key Responsibilities A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Assists attorneys in all phases of discovery and motions practice. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Maintains large document collections within firm-wide database; performs document reviews and prepares document productions, including Bates numbering. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Sets up and organizes documents, pleadings, and medical records received for new cases (electronic and paper copies); reviews and indexes medical records; prepares summaries and chronologies of medical records. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Assists attorneys in preparation of depositions; prepares witness files; schedules attorneys, expert witnesses, and interested parties; prepares and serves Notice(s) of Deposition; coordinates schedules with court reporters and videographers. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Indexes and summarizes depositions transcripts. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Performs research on expert witnesses; utilizes defense database services; maintains expert witness database; receives and responds to requests pertaining to expert witnesses. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Researches Registered Agents and prepares and coordinates service of subpoenas. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Drafts standard procedural pleadings; maintains correspondence and pleadings files. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Performs legal research; compiles, analyzes, and presents findings; obtains information/documents from various courts, government agencies, libraries, and other outside resources. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Assists with trial preparation; maintains case calendars, case files, and trial/case notebooks. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Strong analytical skills A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' ExcellentA' written and verbal communication skills A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Ability to prioritize and multi-task a diverse caseload and meet deadlines A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Self-starter who takes ownership of executing tasks A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Working knowledge of Westlaw, Pacer and e-filing protocols Solid compensation and benefits.A' Great team.A' A' Apply on-line or register with us at .A' A' Job Requirements:Qualification and Education Requirements A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' 5+ years current civil litigation experience required with medical malpractice defense and/or personal injury litigation experience preferred A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Paralegal Certificate strongly preferred

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