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Defense Litigation Paralegal

Company: Jobot
Location: Livonia
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

Promotion Track and Reputable FirmThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Jeff DiepenbrockAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button
and sending us your resume.Salary: $65,000 - $80,000 per yearA bit about us:We specialize in medical malpractice defense and are looking for someone with 2-4 years of experience in litigation such as personal injury, insurance defense or medical malpractice. The firm offers a very dynamic and diverse workplace and a a generous benefit package, Included with an appropriate salary are full medical benefits (medical, vision dental) and life and short and long-term disability insurance. We also offer participation in a traditional 401k savings plan and a Roth 401k. Both with safe harbor contributions.Why join us?401(k)Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible scheduleFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offProfessional development assistanceRetirement planJob DetailsJob Details:We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Defense Litigation Paralegal to join our dynamic legal team. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, challenging environment and has a passion for legal research, case management, and client relations. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to our defense litigation team, handling complex tasks, and contributing to the overall efficiency and success of our firm.Responsibilities:1. Conduct comprehensive legal research and analysis to support defense litigation cases.2. Manage multiple cases from start to finish, ensuring all deadlines are met.3. Prepare and draft legal documents such as pleadings, briefs, motions, discovery requests and responses, affidavits, and legal memos.4. Assist attorneys in preparing for depositions, mediations, arbitrations, hearings, and trials.5. Coordinate and manage document production and discovery process.6. Maintain and update case management system and client files.7. Establish and maintain strong client relationships, acting as a point of contact for clients and ensuring their needs are met.8. Liaise with opposing counsel, court personnel, and other stakeholders.9. Stay up-to-date with changes in laws and regulations that affect the firm's defense litigation practice.Qualifications:1. A minimum of 2 years of experience as a paralegal, preferably in litigation.2. Bachelor's degree in Law, Paralegal Studies, or a related field is preferred.3. Strong knowledge of legal research tools and techniques.4. Proficient in case management systems and other legal software.5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to handle sensitive client relations.6. Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to manage multiple cases and deadlines.7. Detail-oriented, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.9. Paralegal certification is a plus.This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned paralegal to take their career to the next level. If you have a keen eye for detail, are passionate about law, and thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment, we want to hear from you.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Livonia , Defense Litigation Paralegal, Legal , Livonia, Michigan

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