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Paralegal

QPWB Miami, FL
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. a multi-office national firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Paralegal for our Miami, FL Office.

JOB SUMMARY:

The individual in this role primarily supports attorneys handling personal injury defense litigation cases in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including medical records, depositions, discovery, investigative reports and other documents and summaries.

· Assists attorney with preparing for trial by organizing exhibits, documents and evidence, preparing subpoenas, and serving as a liaison between clients, witnesses, experts and the trial team.

· Conducts legal research, analyzes issues and drafts legal research memos.

· Conducts research using online media for experts, background searches, case investigation.

· Under attorney direction, drafts and prepares correspondence, motions, pleadings, affidavits and any other necessary legal documents.

· Reviews, interprets and prepares medical chronologies and summaries as requested.

· Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case.

· Ensures organization of files including maintenance and management.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

· 2+ years of prior paralegal experience in personal injury defense/insurance defense litigation.

· Knowledge of how to bill time.

· Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

· Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

· High School Diploma or its equivalent.

Physical Demands

This position is considered to be mostly sedentary and will require the employee to sit for extended periods of time. It will also require the employee to occasionally stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. They may engage in bending, stretching, reaching and other motions in the course of a working day. They will be engaged in using office equipment and computers. They may engage in lifting of supplies and materials up to 20 pounds from time to time. While performing duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear.

Working Conditions

This job is located primarily in an indoor office environment with varying noise levels. There may be varying degrees of temperature. The employee may be interrupted from time to time.

Benefits

Our firm offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package for full-time hourly employees including medical, dental & vision insurance, employer paid life insurance, employer paid short-term disability insurance, generous 401(k) plan match, paid vacation, and more. Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed for this job.

For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their resume. Compensation commensurate with experience. QPWB is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking enthusiastic candidates eager to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

QPWB

Why Work Here?

We are currently hiring! We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees!

Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. is a full-service business law firm offering a wide variety of legal services to public and private companies, professionals, entrepreneurs, and individuals. QPWB serves clients in various industries and in multiple jurisdictions. The firm's strength flows from its experience in handling a broad range of complex business and commercial cases and transactions. QPWB attorneys regularly represent businesses in actions involving premises liability, products liability, liquor and food liability, automobile, trucking and commercial fleet liability, construction defect, and in the defense of all other types of negligence and tort actions such as personal injury, employment liability, and workers' compensation defense. QPWB's clients for professional liability include nursing homes, adult living facilities, hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, home health agencies, laboratories, physicians, dentists, medical directors, administrators, nurses, medical technicians, radiologists, other healthcare providers; and professional liability insurers of accountants, attorneys, architects, engineers, brokers, and agents. Our business law department handles corporate structure, intellectual property, immigration, international law, real estate transactions, title insurance defense, bankruptcy, asset protection, land use, probate litigation, estate planning, commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and mergers and acquisitions.

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9300 S. Dadeland Blvd. Miami, FL 33156
Miami, FL
USA

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