Thursday, February 13, 2014

Paralegal occupation at Nationwide Insurance in Linthicum

Nationwide Insurance is in need of Paralegal on Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:01:24 GMT. or Associate Managing Attorney CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Reviews office files and responds to routine correspondence. Assists attorney in legal...

Paralegal

Location: Linthicum Maryland

Description: Nationwide Insurance is in need of Paralegal right now, this occupation will be placed in Maryland. Further informations about this occupation opportunity kindly read the description below. JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of legal related tasks under the direct supervision of a trial attorney. Assists in the preparation and trial of lawsuits, scheduling and coordinating pre-trial proceedings, participating in discovery activities, drafting motions, pleadings and subpoenas, obtaining witnesses and associated administrative duties. May also perform clerical duties.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Managing or Associate Managing Attorney

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Reviews office files and responds to routine correspondence. Assists attorney in legal research, f! ile management and case progression activities.
2. Drafts ! interrogatories and other discovery as well as pleadings, motions and orders for approval by attorney.
3. Obtains, compiles and analyzes records for discovery. Analyzes and responds to incoming discovery. Reviews and analyzes medical records.
4. Prepares experts/other witness and assists with any other pre-trial and/or trial activities as needed.
5. Coordinates depositions as needed. Summarizes and/or indexes depositions, and upon completion of discovery, summarizes and indexes all documents and information.
6. Drafts jury instructions. Drafts and issues necessary subpoenas.
7. Coordinates trial dates and coordinates appearances and testimony with clients and witnesses.
8. Coordinates and attends interviews/meetings with clients and/or witnesses as necessary to ensure proper case development.
9. Arranges for medical and expert witnesses and coordinates their time.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Undergraduate studi! es in business administration, insurance or other related area preferred.

Designations: Certification in paralegal studies or equivalent experience.

Experience: Entry-level position; legal experience preferred but not required if incumbent holds the appropriate degree and/or certificate.

Knowledge: General knowledge of operation, practices and procedures of a law office engaged in civil litigation. General knowledge of filing procedures of relevant courts and administrative agencies.

Skills/ Competencies: Verbal and written communication skills for contact with employees, attorneys, clients and customers. Ability to operate a personal computer and related legal and business software and data bases. Ability to design and maintain filing and tickler follow-up systems. Ability to effectively prioritize work. Ability to acquire skills and/or knowledge necessary to research information and determine the applicabilit! y of legal action.

JOB CONDITIONS:
Overtime elig! ibility: Eligible (non exempt)

Working Conditions: Professional law office environment. Occasional travel.

Credit Check: Due to the fiduciary accountabilities of this job, a valid credit check and/or background which will be requires as part of the selection process.
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If you were eligible to this occupation, please email us your resume, with salary requirements and a resume to Nationwide Insurance.

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This occupation starts available on: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:01:24 GMT



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