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Paralegal – Insurance Defense Litigation


Paralegal – Insurance Defense Litigation

Paralegal – Insurance Defense Litigation

Chamberlain McHaney
San Antonio, TX 78205

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Job Type

Full-time

Chamberlain McHaney, PLLC (CHMC) seeks full-time, talented paralegal with minimum 5 years of litigation experience to manage an active insurance defense docket. CHMC represents clients, including Fortune 500 companies and major insurers, in all major areas of litigation. Since its founding 1984, CHMC has often exceeded the projected outcome in cases we have tried to a jury. Successful candidate will support the firm’s philosophy to put the client’s interest first. We offer a great place to work with a supportive team and friendly environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Review and analyze pleadings, contracts, discovery, and various legal issues to assist attorneys in implementing appropriate legal action.
  • Maintain calendar and case docketing system.
  • Prepare draft pleadings, motions, deposition notices, discovery requests, responses, and objections.
  • Prepare correspondence, status reports, and pre-mediation and pre-trial reports for clients.
  • Coordinate and schedule depositions, mediations, hearings and trials.
  • Prepare pre-trial scheduling motions and orders.
  • Prepare attorneys for hearings, depositions, mediations, and trials including notebooks with pertinent pleadings, discovery, and documents.
  • Review and summarize depositions.
  • Review and summarize medical, billing, and employment records and insurance documents.
  • Prepare medical chronologies and medical expense recaps, perform legal research, and interpret local, state, and federal laws, statutes, and case law.
  • Meet with clients and expert witnesses.
  • E-file legal documents, initiate and monitor record orders, prepare draft subpoenas and deposition.
  • Prepare draft jury charge, witness list, exhibit list, and page/line deposition designations.
  • Attend pre-trial and trials assisting with voir dire and exhibits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively participate in a team-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and efficient time management skills.
  • Ability to recognize and handle potential emergencies with poise and professionalism.
  • Tech savvy and experienced with Word, Excel, and Adobe Pro.
  • Work Monday-Friday typically 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required to meet client needs. Travel is primarily local when needed although occasional overnight travel may be expected.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5 years of litigation experience, preferably insurance defense.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification with combination of education and years of experience.
  • Experience creating billable time narratives in formats required by client insurance carriers (i.e. single task narratives instead of block billing and use of UTBMS/ABA Litigation Task Codes)
  • Additional legal research certifications and coursework a plus.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please provide resume, references, and salary requirements to [email protected].

Austin Office

901 South MoPac Building 1, Suite 500 Austin, Texas 78746 512.474.9124 512.474.8582 FAX

San Antonio Office

310 S. St. Mary’s Tower’s Life Bldg., Ste 1815 San Antonio, Texas 78205 210.227.3331 210.227.3334 FAX

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