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Paralegal

  • Location: Seattle, WA, 98134
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Function: Legal
  • Job Ref: 196849

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Paralegal
Location: Seattle. WA 98134
Term: 9+ Months (3/17/2021 to 12/31/2021)

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal support services to attorneys in the form of basic legal research, drafting of legal and business communications, and general file management.
  • Provides legal and litigation support by assisting attorneys with complex caseload research, subject and topic research, and briefings of court cases.
  • Researches court filings.
  • Assists attorneys with arbitration hearings by preparing meeting minutes, organizing and assembling exhibits, and maintaining files.
  • Processes various claims on behalf of the organization.
  • Coordinates the company's response on how to handle deposition subpoenas, production of business records, and who is required to represent the company for court appearances.
  • Confers with insurance adjusters, outside counsel, and internal risk management regarding the status of insurance defense matters.
  • Prepares quarterly insurance status report.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
  • May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers.
  • May coordinate work and assign tasks.
  • Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines.
  • Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Associate of Arts Degree and a minimum of 2 years of litigation paralegal experience with a law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Certification in Paralegal studies or comparable combination of education and training.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.
  • Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
  • Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages. Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations.
  • Ability to solve problems in standard situations.
  • Requires basic analytical skills.
  • Strong background and experience of a variety of software, including MS Office Suite, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to create charts and graphs.
  • Must have general knowledge and experience with the Internet.

If this looks like a perfect fit, apply today!