Current Opportunities

     

Paralegal

8/13/19 | Livonia, MI

Wilson Elser’s Livonia office currently seeks a Paralegal. 

This position can be located in either our Livonia office or Detroit office. 

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 39 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, Paralegal certificate preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience as a litigation paralegal in a fast paced and team oriented environment
  • Insurance defense experience is a plus
  • Experience with pretrial discovery, hearings, arbitration and trial preparations
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and written
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical
  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
Responsibilities
  • Drafting pleadings including Answers and Third Party Complaints, as well as discovery demands, stipulations, motions to compel discovery and orders
  • Processing and following up on authorizations for the receipt of medical, employment, worker’s compensation, disability, tax, union, educational and other records
  • Reviewing and summarizing medical records
  • Communications with experts, including IME doctors, in particular the selection of materials to be sent to experts
  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, summarize medical records, and trial preparation
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants.
  • Review file for outstanding discovery in preparation for court appearances, pleadings, depositions and trial preparation
  • Determine, prepare and organize material needed for expert witness review
  • Assemble chronologies of key documents
  • Manage documents and organize case files
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans
Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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