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Litigation Paralegal (Malpractice/Healthcare Law)!

Are you a litigation paralegal? Are you tired of working in a large law firm? If so, R&W Group has a great new opportunity! One of our favorite mid-sized law firm clients is looking for an experienced full-time litigation paralegal to join their growing Medical Malpractice/Health Law Practice Group. If you have civil litigation experience with medical malpractice defense or personal injury litigation experience, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists attorneys in all phases of discovery and motions practice.

  • Maintains large document collections within firm-wide database; performs document reviews and prepares document productions, including Bates numbering.

  • Sets up and organizes documents, pleadings, and medical records received for new cases (electronic and paper copies); reviews and indexes medical records; prepares summaries and chronologies of medical records.

  • Assists attorneys in preparation of depositions; prepares witness files; schedules attorneys, expert witnesses, and interested parties; prepares and serves Notice(s) of Deposition; coordinates schedules with court reporters and videographers.

  • Indexes and summarizes depositions transcripts.

  • Performs research on expert witnesses; utilizes defense database services; maintains expert witness database; receives and responds to requests pertaining to expert witnesses.

  • Researches Registered Agents and prepares and coordinates service of subpoenas.

  • Drafts standard procedural pleadings; maintains correspondence and pleadings files.

  • Performs legal research; compiles, analyzes, and presents findings; obtains information/documents from various courts, government agencies, libraries, and other outside resources.

  • Assists with trial preparation; maintains case calendars, case files, and trial/case notebooks.

Qualification and Education Requirements

  • 5+ years current civil litigation experience required with medical malpractice defense and/or personal injury litigation experience preferred

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required

  • Paralegal Certificate strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task a diverse caseload and meet deadlines

  • Self-starter who takes ownership of executing tasks

  • Working knowledge of Westlaw, Pacer and e-filing protocols

Solid compensation and benefits. Great team. Apply online or register with us at


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