American Family Insurance.
2 yrs required
Jacksonville, FL, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Jan 03, 2023
Insurance Defense PIP Litigation Paralegal
The candidate requires working knowledge and skills to perform a defined set of operational processes. Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise. Works within standard operating procedures. Works with a moderate degree of supervision. Assists attorney in trial preparation . Drafts pleadings, discovery documents, motions, deposition summaries, abstracts, correspondence and legal memorandums under the supervision of an attorney. Organization, summarization and evaluation of medical records in the discovery process and for trial preparation. Conducts investigation and discovery under limited supervision. Drafts discovery responses and assists in preparation of witnesses and demonstrative evidence for trial. Assists attorney in complex depositions, hearings, trials and other similar settings, as needed. Represents insured or the company in small claims / conciliation court for defense or subrogation if applicable by jurisdiction. Reviews files to determine issues, records needed and the possibility of settlement. Performs legal research using all available resources to identify the most current and applicable law. Assists in the training, developing and mentoring of staff. Associate Degree from a recognized paralegal program and two (2) years of legal experience; or a four year degree from a recognized paralegal program; or, a combination of five or more years of college education and work experience in a legal office/work environment. Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service. Demonstrated experience performing legal research, conducting investigations, gathering and summarizing medical records, indexing depositions, gathering evidence and preparing exhibits for trial. Demonstrated experience preparing pleadings, motions, deposition summaries, discovery responses, and other legal correspondence. Demonstrated experience with various PC software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suites, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Acrobat, FrontPage). Demonstrated experience working with confidential documents and situations. Solid knowledge and understanding of legal ethics rules and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Solid knowledge and understanding of tort and contract law, legal procedures, legal terminology, and the judicial system. Valid driver's license required plus an acceptable driving record.
Job ID: R29806.