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2016-12293 Litigation Paralegal - Insurance Defense

Prominent, well established Philadelphia based law firm is seeking a professional and self-directed Litigation Paralegal to join their growing Center City Philadelphia team.  This Litigation Paralegal will work very closely with top litigation partners on insurance defense litigation matters. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a stable, successful firm offering exciting and challenging work within a very friendly, professional working environment.  This is a full time, direct hire, permanent position!

As Litigation Paralegal you will assist with all aspects of case preparation and file management from commencement through settlement or trial.  You will be a key member of this team and must be able to independently perform a variety of duties such as preparing legal documents, correspondence, discovery, summarizing depositions, communicating with clients, etc.

Qualified candidates will be familiar with all aspects of litigation procedures, have a Bachelor’s degree and / or Paralegal Certificate, and have 3-5+ years’ previous related paralegal experience.  Insurance defense experience required.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Draft routine or complex legal documents for review and use by attorneys
  • Review, organize, and summarize case materials
  • Conduct legal research and investigations as needed and directed
  • Draft pleadings, subpoenas, discovery requests and response, general correspondence, interrogatories / answers, other legal documents, etc.
  • Assist in deposition preparation, pre-trial investigations, and trial preparation, including assistance with preparation of witnesses for deposition and / or trial
  • Prepare exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial
  • Previous trial preparation and trial experience

The successful candidate must have solid research and writing skills along with excellent interpersonal skills.  Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organization, time management, proofreading, and multi-tasking skills are required for successful achievement of position goals in this fast paced environment.  The ideal candidate will be motivated, highly skilled, and be able to effectively work independently and as part of the team.  Candidates should have prior billing experience.  Paralegals do have a very reasonable billable hours goal. 

The firm is offering a highly competitive compensation including generous bonus program and comprehensive benefits package.  For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their confidential resume ASAP.


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Job Type: 
Industry: 
Legal
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree and / or Paralegal Certificate
  • 3-5+ years’ paralegal experience
  • Previous Insurance Defense litigation experience
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Must be a self-directed, team player 
Compensation: 

Compensation commensurate with experience.  $50,000.00 - $62,000.00+