Medical Malpractice Paralegal

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Located in Philadelphia, PA

Salary: $75,000

Express Employment Professionals is searching for an experienced Medical Malpractice paralegal for a high-profile center city law firm. This position supports a founding partner of the firm. This partner has an impressive list of record-setting courtroom victories placing him among the nation’s leading catastrophic injury lawyers. His practice specializes in specializes in cases involving brain and spinal cord injuries. This high-volume firm is seeking a long-term paralegal who is looking to excel in their position and is open to growth opportunities.

 

Benefits and Features 

  • Generous time off which includes 19 PTO days and 9 paid holidays upon entry (with increases up to 25 PTO days)
  • 401(K) with 5% company match
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Long-term and short-term disability
  • Medical and Dental paid for 100% by employer for employee and family members

 

Your Role 

  • Paralegal will play an influential role in Philadelphia’s medical malpractice sector at one if the state’s top firms
  • Contribute to the firm’s success by working directly with top partner and one associate

 

Community 

  • Beautiful center city Philadelphia community with a large variety of parks, gyms, banks, health and retail shopping stores.
  • Great dine-in and take-out lunch restaurants, perfect for networking and business meetings
  • Easily accessible by multiple large transit stations including 30th street station, Suburban Station, PATCO, etc.
  • Many offsite daycare options available

 

Background Profile 

  • Paralegal with 7+ years of experience in medical malpractice
  • Ability to manage complete legal process from pre-litigation to trial
  • Perform in-take calls for potential clients
  • Identify and order records needed as well as track and follow up on medical records
  • Maintain insurance chart
  • Prepare pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses, pre-trial memos, settlement memos etc.
  • Assist in trial preparation (exhibits and expert dirt.)
  • Letters advising experts and clients regarding trial dates
  • Prepare summaries (inducing medical records, depositions, expert dirt. etc.)
  • Conduct legal research through Westlaw
  • Settlement petitions
  • Track distributions or settlement proceeds and prepare affidavits of compliance
  • Trial submissions: Voir dire, verdict sheet, points for charge etc.
  • Schedule experts for trial
  • Experience with time matters or other related programs
  • Willingness to travel to counties for trial
  • Experience arranging travel and lodging for expert witnesses during trial
  • Manage attorneys calendar/scheduling, expenses and travel arrangements
  • Catastrophic injury experience is a plus
  • Courtroom experience is a plus 

Salary 

  • Approximately $75,000 commensurate with experience

 

If you would like to play an influential role at an elite Philadelphia firm, call or email Ade with Express Employment Professionals.

 

W: 215-893-1200

E: Ade.Lawal@ExpressPros.com

 

Express Office: Philadelphia (Center City)
1628 John F Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1802
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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