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Personal Injury Paralegal

Philadelphia Law Firm
King of Prussia, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Prominent Center City Plaintiff's catastrophic injury law firm seeks experienced, organized, motivated Paralegal to join our team of legal researchers. You will be supporting our practice by preparing documents like affidavits and legal correspondence, as well as organizing and maintaining files. You will also be asked to file pleadings with court clerks and help prepare for trials by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as required.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel. You will also need to be able to multitask effectively and essentially thrive in a busy, team-oriented environment.

Paralegal Responsibilities:

  • Preparing affidavits, legal correspondence and other documents for attorneys.
  • Organizing and maintaining documents in a paper or electronic filing system.
  • Meeting with clients, attorneys, and other professionals to talk about case details.
  • Filing pleadings with court clerk.
  • Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed.
  • Preparing briefs, wills, contracts, real estate closing statements, pleadings, appeals, and other legal documents.
  • Investigating facts and laws of cases and searching public records and other resources to prepare cases and determine causes of action.
  • Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents and other data.
  • Calling on witnesses to testify at hearings.
  • Keeping law library up-to-date by monitoring legal volumes.

Paralegal Requirements:

  • Minimum 5yrs experience in personal injury and medical malpractice cases
  • Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training and/or 4yr Degree
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time-sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment.
  • PA & NJ experience is a must
Company Description
"We don't prepare cases to settle them; there are plenty of lawyers who do that. We prepare cases for trial. When we take a case, we want to know that we can win it at trial and we prepare that case as if we're going to trial. We are prepared to try every case."

Joseph L. Messa, Jr., Founder

Philadelphia Law Firm

Why Work Here?
Great benefits, room for growth and a really great group of people.

"We don't prepare cases to settle them; there are plenty of lawyers who do that. We prepare cases for trial. When we take a case, we want to know that we can win it at trial and we prepare that case as if we're going to trial. We are prepared to try every case." Joseph L. Messa, Jr., Founder

Address

123 S. 22nd St

King of Prussia, PA
USA

Industry

Legal

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