Plaintiff Personal Injury Paralegal

Philadelphia, PA

We’re looking for a Paralegal to assist a local firm with temporary coverage for the next three months. Our ideal candidate will have at least one year of Paralegal experience, ideally within Personal Injury.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Interview and screen clients; prepare memo summarizing the interview for the supervising attorney.
  • Request, organize and summarize medical records.
  • Conduct document searches and factual research.
  • Prepare and serve discovery requests and compile discovery responses.
  • Schedule and/or attend medical examinations of parties.
  • Communicate with and interview experts, medical personnel, law enforcement officers, etc.
  • Summarize depositions and attached exhibits.
  • Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as summonses, pleadings, discovery requests, motions, notices and pretrial orders, etc.
  • 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.

 

Requirements

 

  • 2 years of relevant experience, Personal Injury heavily preferred
  • Ability to multi-task effectively, prioritize tasks and perform on deadline in a highly demanding environment.
  • Familiarity with federal, state and local rules of civil procedure.
  • Familiarity with legal and research databases.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff members, clients, witnesses, attorneys and courtroom staff.
  • Ability to report to work on time and with regular attendance.

 

 

 

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 11/12/2019
Salary $25.00/hr






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