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2017-01181 Paralegal - Plaintiff Catastrophic Injury Litigation

High profile, successful, Center City Philadelphia based law firm is seeking an experienced, detail oriented Senior Trial Paralegal to join their Plaintiff LItigation department.  This is a newly added position joining.  This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Philadelphia’s top law firms offering exciting and substantive work within a professional and friendly practice group.  This group handles plaintiff’s matters - NO BILLABLE HOURS! 

This position will work very closely with top litigation partner and his team specializing in medical malpractice.  You will assist attorneys in all aspects of legal case preparation and file management from commencement through settlement or trialAs a key member of the litigation team, you must be able to independently perform a variety of complex paralegal duties with limited supervision and have a solid understanding of legal and medical terminology. 

Responsibilities will include:

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

Candidates must be familiar with all aspects of litigation procedures, have at least 3-5+ years’ experience as a litigation paralegal and MUST have significant experience in Catastrophic Injury, wrongful death, or similar practice area.  Plaintiffs experience strongly preferred.  College Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate preferred but will consider equivalent combination of education and years’ related experience.

Firm offers highly competitive salary, paid overtime, bonus, and excellent benefits package.  For immediate, confidential consideration, please forward your resume.

 


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Job Type: 
Industry: 
Legal
Location: 
Center City Philadelphia (19102)
Job Requirements: 
  • 3-5+ years’ experience as a Litigation Paralegal
  • Must have previous experience with Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death, or similar practice
  • Ability to independently perform a variety of complex paralegal duties with limited supervision
  • Possess a solid understanding of legal and medical terminology
  • Must be willing to work occasional overtime during busy trial periods (all OT is paid)
  • College Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate preferred but will consider equivalent combination of education and years’ related experience.
Compensation: 

Compensation commensurate with experience.  $55,000.00 - $68,000.00+