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Paralegal

Company: Chartwell Law Offices
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Chartwell Law is a uniquely different law firm. We pride ourselves on our collaborative work environment, our respect and care for staff and attorneys alike, and the creative and effective solutions we develop for clients. With over 160 attorneys in 20 offices located throughout the United States, our attorneys represent and counsel businesses in a wide variety of legal matters ranging from general liability to employment law to complex insurance coverage issues to high-stakes commercial litigation. In 2019, Chartwell Law was named one of the fastest-growing firms by the National Law Journal.

Chartwell Law is currently seeking a full time Paralegal our Hobe Sound office. The ideal candidate will be proactive and have prior experience in worker's compensation. Knowledge of federal and state statutes, rules, and procedures is required. Must have excellent organizational, scheduling and calendaring skills. The ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment is also required.

Primary duties include:
--- Drafting legal memoranda including pleadings, discovery demands and responses, subpoenas, correspondence and discovery motions
--- Organize, chart and process incoming records and invoices
--- Follow up for outstanding records via telephone, e-mail and regular mail
--- Prepare answers and correspondence
--- Manage a large caseload and working with multiple attorneys
--- Review documents for relevance and privilege in preparation for disclosure
--- Conduct case law research using Lexis and public access websites to assist with strategies for defense
--- Assist with preparing attorneys for mediation and trial
--- Retrieve documents from and save to document management system
Minimum of 3 years as a litigation paralegal
Billing experience
Experience in drafting legal documents
Experience with FL courts including e-filing.
Proficiency in Adobe and Microsoft Office applications especially Outlook and Word
Must have ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with the Aderant Total Office (ATO)
Familiarity with Lexis Advance


BENEFITS
--- 401(k)
--- Dental insurance
--- Health insurance
--- Paid time off
--- Vision insurance
Schedule: 7.5 hour shift
.
Job type: Full Time
PI153920549

Keywords: Chartwell Law Offices, Deerfield Beach , Paralegal, Legal , Deerfield Beach, Florida

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