Travelers General Liability and Construction Paralegal in Rancho Cordova, California
General Liability and Construction Paralegal
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct moderate to complex legal research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions and legal codes to prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, etc. for use by attorney. Draft routine or complex legal documents for review and use by attorneys. Prepare exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial. Categorize and interpret data; review and analyze reports, responses and records produced by opposing counsel. Compile and prepare draft discovery responses. Prepare medical record summaries. Conduct investigations as needed and directed. Coordinate requests between multiple parties involved in litigation by way of consistent communication with client, claims and full partnership with attorney through end of case. Assist attorneys in preparation of witnesses for deposition and/or trial. Participate in special administrative and legal research projects as requested.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:
Must have superior interpersonal skills to conduct interviews and investigations and communicate with other attorneys, judges and court personnel. Superior grammar and writing skills. Knowledge of law office procedures and local court/jurisdiction rules and procedures. Resourceful research and analytical skills. Professional demeanor and appearance. Professional and courteous interpersonal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word. Proficient in Westlaw and Lexus Nexus online research. Experienced with Microsoft Outlook and Excel. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Ability to manage time and tasks effectively. Able to maintain strict confidentiality.
Independently performs a variety of complex paralegal duties with limited supervision and has a solid understanding of complex legal issues. Assist attorneys in all aspects of legal case preparation and file management including moderate to advanced legal research, drafting routine to complex documents and collection of information relevant to cases. Conduct investigations through personal interviews. Review and analyze various reports, responses and records. Determine scope, direction and depth of legal research on assigned projects. May prepare case summaries, medical record summaries, pleadings, discovery responses, affidavits and other legal documents.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:
Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred. Litigation experience strongly preferred.
Associates degree required. Minimum 7 years experience as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant required. Advanced knowledge of Medical Terminology.
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.
Licensing or Certificates:
Paralegal Certificate from An ABA-Certified program required.
Rancho Cordova - California - United States