Litigation Paralegal, Tampa
01.07.19Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell seeks Paralegal with a minimum of 3 years litigation experience in the Tampa office. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree with a paralegal certification from an ABA approved paralegal program. Duties include: handling cases from inception through trial, maintaining paper and electronic files of large volumes of discovery materials, procurement of records, medical chronologies, preparation of exhibits, communications with experts, and other day-to-day file management. Some overtime and travel attending trial required. Must have excellent organizational ability and advanced computer skills beneficial. Experience with FileSite preferred but not required. Individual will work closely with attorneys and be responsible for a heavy workload, including document-intensive cases.
Ideal candidate would have prior product liability defense experience with extensive medical chronology, some construction experience would also be helpful but not required. Candidate should be detailed oriented, the ability to manage and reprioritize case work daily, work well under pressure, and be able to make decisions regarding cases and be able to initiate contact with clients, attorneys and other involved parties.
Technical proficiencies: Microsoft Office, Excel, Summation, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, Pacer, FileSite, Accurint. RKC is a multi-office firm with the resources to provide excellent in-house and current technology, in a friendly work environment. Competitive salary and benefit package available for an outstanding candidate. Send resume, cover letter, professional references and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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