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Paralegal - Insurance Defense

Company: Connell Foley LLP
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Connell Foley LLP is seeking an Insurance Defense Litigation Paralegal with at least five (5) years of experience for our Newark, NJ office. Qualified candidates should demonstrate knowledge in disciplines and industries, including but not limited to: professional liability, mass tort, construction liability, premises liability, product liability and environmental litigation.

*Essential Job Functions*

* Conduct research aimed at finding out preceding cases relevant to a case, relevant statutes, court decisions, legal articles and other writings. Organize documents and coordinate document productions. Conduct the bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.
* Prepare for trials. Organize exhibits, prepare trial binders, pre-trial information, coordinate trial set-up and logistics. Organize interview memos, digests, discovery requests, privilege logs and other relevant documents for attorney review. Work on electronic productions; knowledge of ECF/Pacer.
* Court filings. Work with attorneys in the preparation and filing of all court documents. Track litigation calendar. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
* Motion practice. Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing.
* Attends to communication through telephone, e mail and correspondence with courts, insurance carriers and counsel and scheduling of appearances and depositions, transcripts, deposition line summaries, routing inquiries to the appropriate party, responding to such communications, reserving conference rooms, court reporters and scheduling messengers.
* Attends to the executions of documents, including agreements, wills, real estate closings, and maintains calendar of depositions and court appearance dates.
* Prepares legal documents such as pleadings, appeals, contracts, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review and approval by attorneys.
* Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system.
* Such other reasonably related duties and assignments as may be assigned or otherwise necessary.


* Bachelor's degree (B. A.) related to law or business from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training i.e. Paralegal Certificate; or equivalent combination of education and experiences.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to be COVID-19 vaccinated.

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Connell Foley LLP, Newark , Paralegal - Insurance Defense, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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