Paralegal

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Location(s)Cerritos CA



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Job Description



Provides general paralegal support for the office.



Position Responsibilities:



- Assists attorneys with the preparation of responses to discovery, including meeting with clients when necessary.



- Assists with preparation of cases for trial. Sends out discovery requests. Monitors compliance with discovery by all parties and prepares motions as appropriate.



- Assists attorneys with investigation of cases. Obtains medical, insurance, employment and/or other records/information, through record requests or subpoenas. Assists with the drafting of motions, briefs and other documents.



- Communicates with clients, claims adjusters, litigation specialists, attorneys offices, medical provider offices, police departments, courts and agents to request additional information/documentation as assigned.



- Sets up legal file jackets, as needed. Maintains summary of all records received by case, for attorneys and other claims personnel.



- Performs legal research at the request of the attorneys.



Position Qualifications:



- Must have a paralegal certificate or a minimum of six months experience in drafting discovery documents and discovery responses, summarizing claims files and medical records and interviewing clients.



- Minimum typing skills of 28 wpm with accuracy of 95%.



- Must be familiar with operation of general office equipment including calculator, fax machine, copy machine, etc.



- Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and time management skills required.



- Prior PC experience required including knowledge of word processing software (Word and Excel preferred). Knowledge of law office management, time billing and legal research software preferred.



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  • Negotiable
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  • Re-97594
  • Permanent
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