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Paralegal

Company: Bernard Personnel Consultants
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Purpose:
Support busy Plaintiff Personal Injury Practice

Duties:
* Draft documents including correspondence, discovery requests, complaints, pleadings, and court documents related to all personal injury cases

* Compiles evidence and supporting information by searching records, discovery documents, transcripts, libraries, and databases; interviewing clients, third parties, and expert witnesses

* Begins legal actions by arranging for notice and subpoena service.

* Oversees cases by managing files and documents; coordinating with support services and clients, opposing law firms, and courts; managing court docket calendar; expediting paper flow; maintaining schedules and deadlines; generating status reports, logs, and indexes; processing settlement papers and payments.

* Prepares for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files; obtaining jury list and background information; preparing questions for jury selection.

* Prepares witnesses by detailing background information; interviewing witnesses; preparing interview summaries and statements.

* Composes legal abstracts by summarizing deposition, arbitration, hearing, trial, and other transcripts.

* Drafts appeals by researching legal basis for appeal.

* Maintains database by organizing document control; designing retrieval systems; summarizing, coding, and storing documents; updating system.

* Completes real and personal property transactions by inventorying and appraising assets; arranging sales; establishing payment mechanisms.

* Maintains law library by receiving and updating law service reporting systems.

* Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:
Legal Compliance, Research Skills, Analyzing Information , Dealing with Complexity, Administrative Writing Skills, Reporting Skills, Telephone Skills, Multi-tasking, Organization, Legal Administration Skills, Client Relationships

Keywords: Bernard Personnel Consultants, Wilmington , Paralegal, Legal , Wilmington, Delaware

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