Education Requirements: Prefer 4-year degree + Paralegal Certificate from ABA-approved school
Prestigious San Francisco plaintiff personal injury boutique has full-time litigation paralegal position for individual with a minimum of five years experience in personal injury/medical malpractice/product liability litigation. Must have paralegal certificate from ABA-approved school, some knowledge of medical terminology and records, and expertise in responding to and managing discovery. Bilingual (English/Spanish speaking) required. Full benefits with competitive salary offered.
This employees primary duty is preparing responses to all discovery for attorney review and approval. This includes obtaining and organizing documents/information from clients and third parties as well as being familiar with entire file. Secondary duties include miscellaneous attorney support. Good conversational skills are a must. A background in reviewing medical records proves helpful and summarizing medical bills is necessary.
Review file and perform all work required to create draft responses to all discovery
Serve final discovery responses and forward to clients for verification
Obtain documents from clients to respond to discovery and support liability and damages claims
Communicate with secretaries regarding upcoming due dates and deadlines, and be aware of responsible attorneys availability for finalizing responses
Order records such as medical records, medical bills, police reports, etc.
Summarize medical records and bills
Under close guidance and supervision from attorney obtain lien information and provide notifications to all lien holders
Corporate searches for primary place of business
Obtain copies of articles/books from UCSF, SFGH, Stanford, online, etc.
Online searches for last known address of defendants
Organize & index medical records
Deposition summaries as requested
Attend defense medical examinations
Attend vehicle inspections
Upon settlement of a matter coordinate with secretaries working on the case, to contact all experts and vendors requesting that all outstanding invoicing be promptly emailed or faxed
Ensure that any last-minute costs are promptly approved, and Accounting are made aware to include such costs on the settlement statement
Looking for a seasoned paralegal, (5-10 years) ideal. Individuals with civil personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and medical malpractice backgrounds are most sought out. Ideally, candidates would have plaintiffs background. Must have paralegal certificate from ABA-approved school, some knowledge of medical terminology and records, and expertise in responding to and managing discovery. Bilingual (English/Spanish speaking) required.
How To Apply:
Specialists Group LLC, The
105 S. Broadway, Suite 200
Wichita, KS 67202