• litigation paralegal

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Contract to Hire (90 day)

LITIGATION PARALEGAL

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist attorneys in managing assigned case files and delivering litigation-related legal services from case inception through final judgment.
  • Monitor ongoing cases and escalate issues that require attorney involvement.
  • Analyze and proofread reports, pleadings, discovery, briefing, budgets, and other litigation-related documents; prepare summaries and compendia of same; and draft correspondence and reports.
  • Assist in discovery and preparation for mediation as requested.
  • Manage process for responding to subpoenas, including tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other requests for information. Work with attorneys to provide objections and responses to same.
  • Effectively collaborate with attorneys (internal and external) and business clients.
  • Support other members of Property & Casualty Legal team (serving as back up or handling overflow as needed).
  • Handle other projects as assigned.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

  • At least 5 years of litigation paralegal experience is required or equivalent experience handling insurance claims.
  • Paralegal certificate or a Bachelor Degree is required.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of business systems and legal processes.
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to navigate and use a document management system.