Litigation Paralegal - Medical Malpractice in Tuscaloosa, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    LITIG67522

Job Description

About the Paralegal role: Vaco has been engaged by a reputable Tuscaloosa law firm to identify a medical malpractice paralegal to add to their growing team.

Responsibilities:
  • Draft routine legal documents
  • Manage multiple cases from start to trial
  • Collect, organize, analyze and summarize various documents/ medical records
  • Assist with preparation of depositions, including gathering and organizing exhibits
  • Assist with trial preparation: assist with pretrial documents (deposition designations, exhibit and witness list, organize exhibits, files and other supporting documents)
  • Assist during trial: manage exhibits, assist with witnesses and any other duties associated with trial
  • Conduct various document searches and factual research
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a litigation paralegal for a large firm
  • Paralegal Certificate with Bachelor's degree is strongly preferred
  • Experience with medical records
  • Experience in all phases of the litigation process
  • Ability to effectively set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to search database programs and assist with organizing and categorizing documents
  • Experience preparing for trials and/or arbitrations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptionally well organized and detail oriented
  • Adaptable to changing priorities; flexible
  • Ability to interact with all levels of firm personnel, clients, counsel and vendors
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and create solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

(DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF RESUMES PLEASE NOTE YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY SUBMITTED TO ANOTHER VACO POSTING. YOUR QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ALL OPEN VACO OPPORTUNITIES. Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.)

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