Paralegal : Bodily Injury, Insurance Defense

Paralegal : Bodily Injury, Insurance Defense
Company:

(Confidential)


Paralegal : Bodily Injury, Insurance Defense

Details of the offer

Job Location: Garden City, Long Island, NY Role Value Proposition:

The goal of this position is to provide legal and technical support to House Counsel trial attorneys, involving an understanding of legal issues and discovery procedures and a utilization of research and writing skills to provide effective and substantial support to trial attorneys. Litigation paralegals draft motions, pleadings, discovery requests and responses, conduct legal research, communicate with the Claims business partner, external clients, witnesses and experts. The paralegal must have experience in personal injury litigation, excellent computer skills, oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills and good judgment.

Key Responsibilities:

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Draft numerous substantive motions;
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Draft pleadings, discovery requests and responses;
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Conduct legal research utilizing internet research and law library;
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Review, organize and summarize employment records, deposition transcripts and other documents as requested by attorneys;
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Prepare trial materials, e.g., witness and exhibit lists, jury instructions and special verdict forms if directed by attorney.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

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Ability to draft motions, pleadings, interrogatories;
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Knowledge of legal and medical terminology;
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Superior writing and oral communication skills;
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Can work quickly, accurately, timely and multitask in a fast paced high volume environment with tight deadline pressures;
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Has strong proficiency in using computers and computer software, including case management system.
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Minimum of Associates degree and paralegal certification
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3:5 years experience in personal injury defense;

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Demonstrates technical and functional expertise in use of Westlaw, Lexis, Microsoft Office Suite;
Preferred:

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Notary license
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Exceptional organizational and administrative skills
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Detail oriented

Travel

None

Business Category

Law Department

Number of Openings

1

At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLifes policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug:free workplace.

For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on:line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.


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  • Internet
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  • Tax Law

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