Downtown Pittsburgh law firm is in need of an experienced Paralegal/Legal Assistant.

Duties to include:

· Assist any office staff with trial preparation, proofreading, editing, and notarizing legal documents

· Recording and monitoring calendar hearings, deadlines, and statutes appropriately

· Conduct factual research online and in-person.

· Communicate and coordinate with attorneys, experts, judges, and their staff

· Interview clients, coworkers, and the client’s family and prepare summaries of their statements

· Report, request/order, organize, index, track and maintain the following documents and/or materials:

  • Estate proceedings/documents
  • Medical records, pathology, radiology, & itemized billing statements
  • Military records
  • Social Security Administration records
  • Employment records
  • Union records
  • Worker’s Compensation records
  • Medicare & Medicaid records

· Track and monitor various Defendant filings such as Appearances, Objections, Motions to Strike, Preliminary Objections, Discovery Responses, Motions for Summary Judgment, Pretrial Statements, etc., filed by Defendant’s

Prepare, e-file, serve filings such as Affidavits, Answers to Interrogatories, Complaints, Motions for Summary Judgments, Objections, Responses, Subpoenas, Orders, and any other pleadings.

· Investigate facts of cases and search related information pertaining to the case such as public records, real estate assessment, newspaper articles, and corporation searches.

· Gather and distribute materials required for expert opinions in a timely manner

· Schedule & coordinate depositions with the client, attorney, court reporting service and hotels.

· Summarizing deposition and trial transcripts and exhibits.

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