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Paralegal

Parker + Lynch Albuquerque, NM

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Parker + Lynch is searching for a Paralegal to work for a mid-sized law firm based in Albuquerque, NM. This position is open due to retirement.  This firm has wonderful tenure within the support staff. In this role you could need to backup other paralegals. A successful candidate will have strong organizational skill and be comfortable working in a professional fast paced environment.  This position is working in the office full time. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for drafting responses for discovery requests, including gathering, organizing and Bates numbering response documents.
  • Drafts simple pleadings, EOA, jury demands, hearing requests and notices of depositions.
  • Responsible for drafting basic pleadings i.e.: certificates of service, motions/orders
  • Review briefs and gather exhibits.
  • May request, review, organize and summarize medical records.
  • May summarize medical treatment and billing records for opposing council.
  • Prepare damage summaries.
  • Create notebooks for hearings, including gathering motions, downloading case law.
  • Prepare and summarize depositions.
  • Prepare and submit request to various agencies requesting accident reports (IPRA and FOIA)
  • Conduct background checks on plaintiff, witnesses and clients using various methods including social media, court dockets and TLO background reports.
  • Work with experts to schedule conferences with attorneys and provide documentation for review.
  • May attend arbitrations and trials.
  • Enters billing time.
  • Must bill minimum of 110 hours per month.
  • Education Requirement:  

  • Associates in business, legal or paralegal studies.
  • Paralegal Certificate.
  • Skills/Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • 3+ years of prior support experience.
  • Ability to work in a polished, professional environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Salary:  $47-58k/year 

    Hours: 8am to 5pm, 40 hours per week

    Employment Type: Direct Hire

     

    If this position is of interest, apply immediately!  Resumes can be sent directly to Megan.McQuay@parkerlynch.com for faster consideration.  All submissions are confidential.  Not quite the right fit or location? Check out our other open positions on our Parker + Lynch website.



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Parker + Lynch

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Albuquerque, NM
87110 USA

Industry

Legal

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