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Paralegal

Company: Civil Defense Litigation Firm
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Defense litigation firm located in Hartford, CT office seeks a Paralegal to join our our team in our toxic tort/asbestos department. *Please note firm name will be disclosed prior to interviews Responsibilities Will Include: Monitor all asbestos related mail, emails, pleadings, discovery and pertinent deadlines. Draft answers to complaints. Draft deposition digests. Conduct internet research re: plaintiffs backgrounds and job sites. Monitor all case settlements re: receipt of settlement & release agreements from plaintiffs counsel, ensure the accuracy of same & track receipt of settlement funds. Manage attorney calendars. Open/close files in internal database system. Maintain paperless case files. E-file pleadings, motions, expert disclosures and notices with the court. Compile and send documents to expert witnesses. Compile and track client information via Excel spreadsheets. Qualifications: 1-5 years years in civil litigation. Prior experience in asbestos/toxic torts preferred Proficient at e-filing & navigating the state judicial website. Proficient with federal court e-filing & Pacer. Proficient with Excel. Familiarity with billing requirements and protocol. Asbestos background a plus. Professional phone demeanor. Attention to detail. Time management skills/efficiency. Benefits Included. Salary commensurate with experience. Company Description Mid-Size Law Firm specializing in Civil Defense Litigation.

Keywords: Civil Defense Litigation Firm, Hartford , Paralegal, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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