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Liability Paralegal Assistant - 18-33595
Ref No.: 18-33595
Location: PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Legal
Benefits:None
Hiring a Contract Liability Legal Assistant
Duration:  3+ Months
Client Location:  Pittsburgh, PA
Work Schedule:  40+ Hours Weekly
Pay Rate:  $26.00 Hourly
Benefits: ACA Compliant Medical Insurance
Job Description

Gathers, analyzes and organizes information, legal pleadings, discovery and other documents pertaining to litigation files for Trial Attorneys. Prepares draft pleadings and discovery documents for the trial attorneys' review. Handles litigation files as directed. Maintains electronic legal research software and law library.
  • Insurance defense litigation experience preferred
  • PC literate with working knowledge of Windows software and a through knowledge of computerized legal research software
  • Experience in Case management
  • Research skills
  • Drafting skills
Technical Insurance Skills:Claims Skills-TIN 550-H1-Litigation Management-Knowledge of substantive and procedural law and ability to apply that knowledge to legal negotiation and formal litigation.
  • Gathers, analyzes and organizes information, legal pleading, discovery and other documents
  • Prepares draft pleading and discovery documents for trial attorneys' reviews
  • Handles litigation files as directed
S1-Strategic Use of Relationships-Strategic Use of Relationships involves building and maintaining ethical relationships or networks of contacts with people who are, or may be, influential in achieving work-related goals.
  • 1 or more years of related experience.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Conducts thorough and timely legal and/or documentary research on matters of basic complexity; summarizes information and findings in reports, charts, diagrams, presentations and/or other mediums
  • Prepares routing and less complex legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings
  • Assists with case preparation and management, including conducting factual investigations; locating witnesses; compiling and preparing discovery information, evidence, and/or other case documentation; filing exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court and/or opposing counsel
  • Maintains case details in appropriate systems
  • Organizes and maintains paper and electronic documents and files
  • Responds to inquiries and provides updates to attorneys, internal departments, outside counsel, external agencies, opposing counsel, witnesses, and/or external customers as needed
  • Assists with ad-hoc and routine tracking and reporting of department and/or case expenses, indemnity reserves, extra contractual, and/or other performance reports and analyses
REQUIRED
  • Associate Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support area
  • Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support area
  • Experience conducting electronic database research
  • Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings
PREFERRED
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including WestLaw and NILS
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP)
  • PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP)
  • Certified Paralegal (CP)
  • Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)
  • Professional Paralegal (PP)
To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Louis Moliterno at Louis.Moliterno@onboardusa.com and reference job # 18-33595 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).
 
**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.
 
The On-Board Family of Companies conducts operations through its Corporate Headquarters located in East Windsor, NJ along with Regional Offices in New Castle, DE and Wake Forest, NC.
 
On-Board Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.