House Counsel Paralegal

Chubbs Atlanta House Counsel law firm, McLaughlin & Loring is currently seeking candidates for a Paralegal position.

Job Duties:

The Paralegal I position provides high level support to assigned attorneys on all aspects of assigned litigation files, focused mainly on managing and advancing the discovery aspects of assigned files. The Paralegal will provide support to designated attorneys and must be fully familiar with the facts, allegations and legal issues of their assigned files. Under the direction and supervision of the firms lawyers, the job duties shall include, but are not limited to the following:

Draft discovery requests & responses, coordinate discovery process for litigation matters; basic legal research

File and serve motions, pleadings and discovery requests & responses;

Demand, gather, track, update, organize, review
and summarize medical records from medical service providers; enter medical records into the firms case management system; coordinate delivery of medical records for use by experts, including independent medical examinations

Assist in the preparation of cases for trial, hearing or mediation, including technical support with presentation technology

Litigation support of attorneys with investigation, coordination of expert and lay witnesses, evidence management
Effectively communicate and interact with the firms clients, claim examiners, opposing counsel, court personnel, experts, vendors, and colleagues to exchange appropriate information and documentation relative to the litigation process
Administrative case management, data integrity, documentation of communications in electronic and physical case files

Education, Experience, Skills:

A Bachelors degree is desirable, and a certificate of completion from a recognized paralegal training program is preferred.

The ideal paralegal candidate should have:

At least five years of experience as a paralegal/legal assistant in a litigation-oriented law firm

Advanced knowledge of discovery, pleadings, personal injury and/or employment discrimination litigation; knowledge of and experience with medical issues and records is helpful

Advanced written communication skills

Advanced oral communications and interpersonal skills

Strong computer technology skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products; PDF tools, Cloud and file sharing technology; litigation case management software; online court dockets; and e-filing

Excellent time management, organization and attention to detail

Ability to work independently, efficiently and carefully in a high volume environment

Ability to succeed and thrive in meeting time deadlines

Strong team player willing to work effectively with others, at all levels
and to step outside a defined role where required to advance the firms business

Demonstrated, deeply-ingrained enthusiasm and skills necessary to provide excellent customer service to clients, claim examiners, and internal customers within firm.