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Paralegal - Insurance Defense / Litigation

Company name
Chock Barhoum LLP

Experience
5-8 yrs required

Location
Portland, OR, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Jun 23, 2020

Profile

Job Opportunity: Litigation Paralegal

Salary: Hourly compensation based on experience to include competitive benefits package.

Firm Type: Insurance Defense / Civil Litigation Firm – Oregon and Washington Law

Location: Downtown Portland / Remote Work Opportunity

Our Team: We understand that, for better or worse, you will spend more time with people at work than with many friends and even family. That is why it is important for us to find the perfect fit for our group, and that is someone who will thrive working in a relaxed, informal office while engaging in challenging and varied work within a fast-paced setting while adeptly managing strict deadlines. We handle cases as a team and value input from everyone in the firm. We have a great group of people who have all contributed to fostering a friendly, comfortable working relationship so we can all focus on providing the best possible service to our clients as we grow our practice in other areas of law and jurisdictions.

Responsibilities: Job duties will include managing cases with responsibilities ranging from drafting correspondence and pleadings; interacting with clients, attorneys, experts and court personnel; obtaining and managing case discovery, to include a working knowledge of the subpoena process; performing background investigations; reviewing case documents and preparing summary of key facts to include preparation of medical and billing summaries; reviewing and managing large electronic discovery productions; preparing key document summaries; assisting attorneys with trial, mediation, and arbitration preparation; and other various tasks as assigned by the attorneys.

Qualifications: In order to be considered for this position, you must have five (5) to eight (8) years of paralegal experience in insurance defense / civil litigation with demonstrated understanding of personal injury and premises liability matters with experience in independent contractor gig services claims a plus. In order to succeed in this position, you must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be extremely well organized, and have the ability to learn quickly and prioritize tasks within a busy law firm setting. Successful candidates will also be self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic, and enjoy working within a strong team environment. In-depth working knowledge of the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure, Microsoft Office, Adobe Pro and general computer tech savvy skills are necessary, experience with discovery database programs is preferred, and familiarity with Clio is a plus.

Email your resume along with a cover letter indicating when you would be available to start and your expected salary.

Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Vision Insurance

Experience:

  • Microsoft Office: 3 years (Required)
  • premise liability defense: 2 years (Preferred)
  • personal injury defense: 2 years (Required)
  • Communication Skills: 3 years (Preferred)
  • insurance defense paralegal: 4 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Company's website:

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Company info

Chock Barhoum LLP

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