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Litigation Paralegal

8/30/19 | Dallas, TX

Wilson Elser's Dallas office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to join the team.

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

  • Must have a bachelor's degree 
  • 4+ years defense litigation paralegal experience – Long Term Care and/or Medical Malpractice experience a must
  • Experience with preparing records, assembling exhibits, pleadings, summarizing transcripts, medical record analysis, discovery, and trial preparation 
  • Experience drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems, ability to quickly learn proprietary software systems and databases 
  • Professional, clear and effective communication both written and verbal a must
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands 
  • Team player and ability to work with personnel in other offices 
  • Ability to integrate quickly into a fast-paced environment 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, and trial preparation
  • Contact outside sources, including long term care facilities, to retrieve information and review and analyze same
  • Search and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources for case information 
  • Organize materials needed for expert witness review
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants
  • Summarize transcripts and organize key documents
  • Prepare and organize materials needed for expert witness review 
  • Manage documents and maintain organized 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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