Insurance Defense Paralegal

Philadelphia, PA

We are working with a well-known law firm in the downtown Philadelphia area. Currently, they are looking for an Insurance Defense Paralegal to join their team. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in a Paralegal role, with experience working within Insurance Defense. This position offers stability, a full benefits package and one of the city’s best working environments.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Interview and screen clients; prepare summarizing documents
  • Request, organize, summarize and itemize
  • Conduct legal research
  • Prepare, serve and compile discovery requests
  • Schedule medical exams
  • Communicate with experts, medical personnel, law enforcement officers, etc
  • Communicate with insurance carriers, opposing counsel and courtroom staff
  • Summarize depositions and attached exhibits
  • Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as summonses, pleadings, discovery requests, motions, notices and pretrial orders, etc.
  • Attend site, accident or vehicle inspections
  • Assist the attorney in trial preparation, including witness preparation, organizing exhibits, preparing exhibit lists and coordinating witness appearances
  • Assist the attorney in the courtroom during trial by taking notes, marking exhibits and serving as a liaison between the witnesses, trial attorney and other firm staff
  • Maintain the schedules and calendars of the supervising attorneys
  • Perform any of the job duties of a legal assistant, as requested and/or required

 

Requirements

 

  • Experience filing documents within Federal, PA and NJ Courts
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience within Insurance Defense
  • Associates Degree Preferred

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 7/23/2019
Salary $55,000- $65,000






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