#1630 Insurance Defense Paralegal

  • Temp to Hire
  • Tampa

Tampa office of a national law firm is currently seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join its growing Tampa Office. Ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of proven trial and litigation experience, primarily in general liability claims and nursing home cases and preferably some healthcare litigation experience.  Insurance defense is preferred.  This is a long-term temporary position with the potential to become permanent.  Salary DOE.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Review and organize all records, documents and deposition testimony to ensure completeness of all file materials – extensive document management
  • Review and summarize information, including medical (chronologies) and billing records, relevant to the case obtained through discovery requests, depositions and non-party discovery.
  • Draft correspondence, discovery, discovery responses, mediation and arbitration briefs, pleadings, motions, and reports upon request of attorney.
  • Conduct all aspects of non-party discovery.
  • Coordinate with parties, witnesses and experts regarding interviews and meetings, including taking written statements if needed.
  • Coordinate and attend site and document inspections, as required.
  • Review all documents being produced for any privileged information and prepare privilege logs, as necessary.
  • Conduct research through the library – both manual and electronic, as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation of the case for trial by drafting and preparing pre-trial documentation, including opening statements, jury questionnaires, jury instructions, and motions in limine; contacting witnesses and preparing subpoenas as necessary; prepare attorney trial notebooks, as well as witness/exhibit binders.
  • In some cases, the paralegal will be required to attend trial and jury selection, as well as meetings with witnesses and experts.
  • May provide computer litigation support through Concordance, Casemap/Textmap and/or Relativity.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Paralegal degree is preferred.
  • Experience in Trial Preparation and Attendance is preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (including PowerPoint), CM/ECF, and Lexis Advance required.

To apply for this job please visit www.infinitytalentfl.com.