Legal - Senior Paralegal Job at Rose International, Tampa, FL

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  • Rose International
  • Tampa, FL

Job Description

  • **Only those lawfully authorized to work in the designated country associated with the position will be considered.**

  • **Please note that all Position start dates and duration are estimates and may be reduced or lengthened based upon a client’s business needs and requirements.**

Insurance Defense Paralegal Role

Location: Tampa or Orlando Office

Shift:

These are hybrid work positions.

The successful candidate must be within driving distance of the Tampa or Orlando offices.

Once training is completed, candidates would work 2 days in the office and 3 days work from home

Overview:

Client Trial Division’s Florida Offices seek an experienced insurance defense paralegals to handle files (experience could include auto, uninsured/underinsured motorist, first party property, subrogation, homeowners bodily injury claims, commercial auto, commercial premises liability or construction defect).

Summary:

- Seeking an insurance defense paralegal

- Must be proficient with Microsoft suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel), case management software and working in a paperless environment.

- Duties include: opening and closing files; processing mail; scheduling hearings, depositions and mediations; retaining experts and preparing expert packages; drafting pleadings, discovery, and discovery responses; preparing medical chronologies and summarizing discovery; etc.

- There is no dictation and no billing at our offices.

- Performs a variety of complex legal related tasks with minimum supervision.

- Provides professional assistance and support to the legal staff in the development, research, management and resolution of legal issues involving their respective business units.

- Prepares and drafts moderately complex legal documents, agreements and pleadings related to litigation and non-litigation matters.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provides broad based legal support services to attorneys and counsel in the form of legal research, drafting of legal and business communications, and internal systems support and maintenance.

2. Conducts legal research, analyzes and compiles data from multiple sources such as on-line references, digests, practice manuals or other sources. Researches statutes, regulations and court decisions. Prepares summaries of digests and recommendation resolution to legal questions. Prepares internal memos to team members and internal clients.

3. Drafts contracts, patent applications, resolutions and other legal documents for attorney review.

4. Drafts moderately complex depositions outlines/questions, motions, pleadings, subpoenas, orders and briefs for attorney review.

5. Analyzes and evaluates records and data for discovery. Drafts recommendations and correspondence to clients, claims attorneys, and customer with regard to discovery and legal matters.

6. Develops and maintains internal information data bases.

7. Conducts and evaluates open and closed paralegal file audits and informs attorneys and management of the audit results; makes appropriate recommendations for improvement.

8. Knows and applies the fundamental concept, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization. Maintains currency in both business unit and legal professional competencies.

9. May support litigation via the collection of information for interrogatories and response to requests for documentation.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:

Undergraduate studies in business administration, insurance or other related area preferred.

Designations:

Certification in paralegal studies preferred.

Experience:

Typically five or more years experience as a paralegal with proven performance.

Must have insurance defense paralegal experience.

Knowledge:

In depth knowledge of paralegal concepts, procedures and practices.

Proven knowledge in operations, practices and procedures of general counsel or civil litigation.

Proven knowledge of filing requirements of relevant courts and administrative agencies.

Must have a demonstrated knowledge in legal research and complex deposition motion practices as well as appellate procedures.

Skills/ Competencies:

Strong analytical, research and organizational skills.

Ability to set work priorities that conform with established standards.

Capacity to administer projects with minimal supervision.

Ability to give presentations in both formal and informal settings.

Ability to design and maintain filing systems.

Strong verbal and written skills for contact with associates, attorneys, clients and customers.

Ability to operate a personal computer and related legal and business software and data bases.

Benefits:

For information and details on employment benefits offered with this position, please visit . Should you have any questions/concerns, please contact our HR Department via our secure .

California Pay Equity:

For information and details on pay equity laws in California, please visit the State of California Department of Industrial Relations' website .

Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender (expression or identity), national origin, arrest and conviction records, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need assistance in completing this application, or during any phase of the application, interview, hiring, or employment process, whether due to a disability or otherwise, .

Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.).

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