Paralegal (Spanish speaking)

Trustpoint One
Published
September 12, 2022
Location
San Francisco, CA, United States of America
Category
Job Type

Description

Trustpoint.One is pleased to be supporting a premier Personal Injury firm with its search for a Paralegal (Spanish speaking).  This individual’s primary duty will be preparing responses to discovery for attorney review and approval. This includes obtaining and organizing documents/information from clients and third parties as well as being familiar with entire file.

The Paralegal responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review file and perform all work required to prepare draft responses to Form Interrogatories, Special Interrogatories including contention interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents, Requests for Admission, Notice of Taking Deposition and Request for Production of Documents (to plaintiff and plaintiff’s expert witnesses), Request for Statement of Damages and Requests for Prior Pleadings and Discovery for attorney review and approval
  • Communicate with attorneys to obtain overview of case, liability and damages to guide drafting of discovery responses
  • Communicate with clients to obtain information and documents to respond to discovery and support liability and damages claims
  • Serve final discovery responses and forward to clients for verification
  • Work with legal assistants to facilitate expert file production prior to expert depositions
  • Order records such as medical records, medical bills, police reports, etc.
  • Summarize medical bills
  • Under close guidance and supervision from attorney provide notifications to lien holders and obtain and index lien information
  • Organize documents obtained from clients including medical bills, wage records, photographs, insurance cards and other relevant documents
  • Attend defense medical examinations
  • Communicate with legal assistants regarding upcoming due dates and deadlines, and be aware of responsible attorneys’ availability for finalizing responses
  • Upon settlement of a matter, coordinate with legal assistants working on the case, to contact all experts and vendors requesting that all outstanding invoicing be promptly emailed or faxed
  • Ensure that any last minute costs are promptly approved and Accounting is made aware to include such costs on the settlement statement
  • Translate/communicate with Spanish speaking Clients

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred or paralegal certificate
  • Must have 3-5+ years of litigation experience, plaintiff experience with personal injury and medical malpractice is a plus
  • Strong software skills, knowledge (MS Office Suite) and calendaring
  • Exceptional communication and attention to detail
  • Strong project and task management skills
  • Must be highly detail-oriented and able to manage multiple high-volume priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong familiarity with Code of Civil Procedure rules and requirements
  • Must have knowledge of court filing requirements, including experience with e-filing in state and federal court
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization
  • Must exhibit well-developed interpersonal and client relation skills
  • Bilingual Spanish

Compensation and Benefits

  • $80,000-$110,000 commensurate with experience, discretionary bonuses and profit sharing contributions.
  • excellent benefits (medical/dental/FSA)
  • hybrid Work From Anywhere (WFA) policy (2 days in the office and 3 days from home)

Qualified individuals interested in the Paralegal opening are encouraged to submit a current resume for immediate consideration.

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