Paralegal - First Party Defense

Location
32801, Orlando
Salary
$55-$60k
Posted
Nov 16, 2020
Closes
Jan 15, 2021
Industry
Insurance, Legal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

DETAILS:
·        Location: Orlando FL 32801
·        Salary: $55-60K
·        Duration: Temp to perm after 520 hours
·        Schedule: 8am-5pm, 1 hr lunch

DUTIES:
·        Conducting fact investigation and analysis
·        Participating in client interviews
·        Interviewing witnesses, including obtaining affidavits and written statements
·        Analyzing documentary evidence
·        Participating in formulation of discovery plan and drafting discovery requests
·        Conducting legal research related to pleading and motion preparation
·        Preparing witness files
·        Organizing and analyzing documents, including medical records
·        Preparing demonstration exhibits, pretrial notebooks, and other pretrial documents
·        Preparing trial subpoenas and coordinating scheduling of witnesses
·        Drafting settlement agreements
·        Drafting motions and stipulations for dismissal

REQUIREMENTS:
·        Associates Degree preferred
·        5 years of paralegal experience required
·        Must have recent experience with first party insurance defense
·        E-filing experience required
·        Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and Dropbox
·        Skilled typing ability (minimum 60 WPM) as well as strong writing, proofreading, spelling and grammar skills.
·        Must be extremely professional and have great attention to detail skills. This role will work with the firm’s partners