Paralegal

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Location
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 45,000 - US$ 60,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_28902
Contact
Galda, Lauren, Spherion
Phone
908.725.6600
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Job Description

A well-establish defense law firm is currently looking for experienced paralegals to join their legal team! Benefits include health, dental, life, etc. Very friendly and professional environment! All candidates should have strong interpersonal skills as this position involves a lot of contact with attorneys and clients.

Responsibilities:
- Assisting in creation of policy documents to protect clients and conform to state and federal regulations
- Defending clients against claims in court
- Defending client rights in court by pursuing settlements from other parties (ex. other insurers)
- Assisting with research including collecting documents, responding to requests, etc.
- Preparing witnesses to support the case
- Cataloging evidence and preparing exhibits for display in court
- Communicating with all parties associated in the case
- Ensuring the all deadlines are met
- Other duties related to ensuring a successful case

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Highly organized
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent researching and drafting skills
- Strong computer skills
- Detail-oriented
- Strong sense of professionalism

Education:
Associate

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- ABA certificate preferred
- 3-5 years of defense litigation experience
- Experience with analyzing medical records, preparing for hearings, drafting exhibits, etc.
- Experience with litigation software programs

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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