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Bilingual Paralegal

The Cochran Firm - Nashville Nashville ,TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $35,000 to $50,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

 Personal Injury Paralegal

A well-established and award-winning law firm is opening an office in Nashville, Tennessee and is seeking an experienced Personal Injury Paralegal. The ideal candidate will have at least (3) years of recent experience as a personal injury paralegal, be motivated and be able to function in a fast- paced independent work environment.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and be able to handle the following
responsibilities:
Qualifications:
• Must have at least (3-5) years of experience with personal injury cases from intake to resolution
• Experience in drafting pleadings and motions
• Familiarity with obtaining, organizing and preparing client responses to discovery,
discovery requests, subpoenas and deposition notices
• Knowledge of federal and Tennessee state statutes, rules, and procedures is required
• Ability to prioritize and multitask
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Deadline and detail-oriented
• Advanced computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Pro, Internet, E-mail and other software as required
• Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required
Responsibilities:
• Gathers, prepares and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in preparation of pleadings, briefs and other legal documents
• Summarizes depositions and other transcripts
• Maintains case files
• Performs legal research
• Investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes
• Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with a high degree of discretion and tact
• Monitor and ensure compliance with Tennessee state and federal law
• Record and store sensitive client information and documents
• Possess strong organizational skills
• Ability to identify urgent tasks and to prioritize accordingly
• Trial preparation
• Discovery
• Legal drafting (correspondence, demand letters, demand packages, pleadings, motions, etc.)
• Maintaining the attorney’s calendar and transcribing settlement demands
Benefits:
• Major medical and dental coverage is available
• 401K is available

The Cochran Firm - Nashville

Address

424 Church Street
Nashville, TN
USA

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