compensation: Pay commensurate with skills and experience. employment type: full-time
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AV-rated Medical Malpractice Defense firm in the North County San Diego area has immediate opening for an experienced, full-time paralegal. Please e-mail resume using the link below.
Candidate must have excellent organizational skills and significant litigation background for a fast-paced office. Medical Malpractice experience is preferred. Paid vacation and holidays. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law.
∙ Assist attorneys with daily administrative tasks
∙ Occasional Transcription of dictation for written communication and legal documents
∙ Calendar/schedule deadlines, depositions, conferences, meetings, Court appearances, etc.
∙ Tracking and managing deadlines
∙ Formatting pleadings, correspondence, and other legal documents
∙ Filing legal documents with Courts (e-filing a must)
∙ Proofread documents to ensure accuracy prior to distribution or filing
∙ Receiving and making telephone calls
∙ Frequent communications with clients on behalf of attorneys
∙ Schedule depositions, hearings, conference calls
∙ Assist with trial preparation
∙ Assist with document management and file organization
• Paralegal certification preferred
∙ Minimum of 5 years of experience as a litigation legal assistant/paralegal
∙ Preferred insurance defense and/or personal injury experience
∙ Solid understanding of civil litigation calendar deadlines and rules
∙ Experience with Court filings (One Legal and ECF filings)
∙ Proficiency with Word Perfect, Word, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
∙ Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
∙ Ability to prioritize and multitask
∙ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
∙ Strong skills in organization, attention to detail, and ability to manage deadlines
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