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Litigation Paralegal

Company: Eastridge
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Eastridge Workforce Solutions is supporting one of the top Plaintiff's firms in San Diego in its search for an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join its team. This role will be supporting their top trial team. Personal Injury litigation experience is required.Duties and qualifications: -Draft letters of representation, identify lienholders and put them on notice. -Update theparties'tree and add case information tocasemanagement system. -Calendaring and service of documents, research defendant information with the secretary of the stateand other online sources. -Identify medical providers and obtain medical records and bills. -Support/communicate with client and be their main source of contact with the office. -Draft complaints, discovery, responsive discovery and other pleadings for attorney review. -Contact and retain experts.Obtain retainer checkand fee agreement and send to expert along with documents for expert's review. Arrangeexpert examinationforclient. -Track discovery, pretrial and trial deadlines. -Draft letters and other documents per the attorneys' direction, including demands for settlement and mediation briefs, organize documents and exhibits. -Assisting attorneys with preparation for depositions, document review, and otherdiscoveryand case matters through settlement, mediation, or trial. -Re-profilingand re-naming E-Served documents and incoming faxes incase management system, as well as emails and documents received by attorneys when requested. -Obtain client's signature on Settlement Release. -Contact all experts and vendors(courtreporters, experts,etc) for final bills upon settlement ofcase. -Draft settlement accountings, contact clients for approval and signature, arrange settlement check delivery. -Draft transmittal letters to lienholders, clients, etc.of settlement along with checks -Draft minor's comp paperwork. -Prepare cases for closure.Competencies -Respondspromptlytocustomerneeds;solicitscustomerfeedbacktoimproveservice;respondstorequestsforserviceandassistance;meetscommitments. -Speaksconfidentlyandpersuasivelyinpositiveornegativesituations;listensandgetsclarification;respondswelltoquestions;participatesinmeetings. -Abilitytoworkwithlittlesupervision;prioritizesandanticipatesworkneeds;is calm and patient;workswellunder occasionalperiodsofpressureandshortdeadlines. -Alwayskeepsclient and firm information confidential;understandsandimplementsgeneralrulesofethicalbehaviorapplicabletolawyers. -Alwayskeepsclient and firm information confidential;understandsandimplementsgeneralrulesofethicalbehaviorapplicabletolawyers.Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that Eastridge is unable to provide visa sponsorship to applicants.We value diverse experiences, including prior contact with the criminal legal system, and applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.Certain clients require Eastridge to perform background checks and Eastridge will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with any applicable federal, state, or local law regarding criminal backgrounds, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the Philadelphia Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance (a copy of the notice of rights under the Philadelphia Ordinance is available by clicking on this link).#pro#IPROHigh School1-2 years

Keywords: Eastridge, San Diego , Litigation Paralegal, Legal , San Diego, California

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