Bilingual Personal Injury Litigation ParalegalFL - Orlando
Pay Rate: $50,000 - $65,000 per year
Job Title: Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal
Job Summary: The Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal plays a crucial role in supporting the legal team by assisting in all aspects of personal injury litigation. This position involves a combination of legal research, case management, documentation, and administrative tasks to ensure the smooth progression of personal injury cases and the delivery of quality legal services to clients.
- Conduct thorough legal research on case law, statutes, regulations, and other legal precedents relevant to personal injury cases.
- Assist attorneys in drafting legal documents, including pleadings, motions, discovery requests, and settlement agreements.
- Organize and manage case files, including electronic and paper documents, ensuring easy access to information for attorneys and team members.
- Interview clients and witnesses to gather relevant information and evidence for case preparation.
- Maintain communication with clients, updating them on case progress and gathering necessary documentation.
- Assist in the preparation and coordination of trial materials, exhibits, and witnesses.
- Collaborate with medical experts, investigators, and other professionals to support the development of case strategies.
- Manage and maintain the litigation calendar, tracking important deadlines, court dates, and filings.
- Conduct document reviews, privilege logs, and document production in accordance with discovery requirements.
- Assist in settlement negotiations and communicate settlement offers to clients.
- Prepare accurate and detailed billing statements for client accounts.
- Paralegal certification or relevant bachelor's degree is preferred.
- Previous experience as a paralegal, particularly in personal injury litigation, is highly desirable.
- Proficiency in legal research tools, case management software, and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Strong understanding of legal terminology, court procedures, and rules of civil litigation.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail to manage complex case files.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills for interacting with clients, attorneys, and stakeholders.
- Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge of medical terminology and the ability to understand medical records is a plus.
- Ethical and professional conduct in handling confidential client information.
- Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate changing case priorities and requirements.