Smith Freed Eberhard is seeking a paralegal with commercial law experience to join our Portland office. Smith Freed Eberhard is a tier one litigation defense firm that specializes in multiple practice areas. Attorneys at the firm are consistently recognized by Martindale Hubbell, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers as being top-ranked trial lawyers. To find out more information about the firm, please visit our website at www.smithfreed.com
Smith Freed Eberhard offers a flexible and fun work environment. Collaboration between partners, associates, paralegals and staff is vital to serving our clients well. Our casual work environment allows you to deal with what needs to be done rather than keeping up appearances. Employees have the ability to participate in making the community a better place with pro bono, community service, and fundraising opportunities and activities. Smith Freed Eberhard provides the tools you need to succeed in your cases and your career.
Smith Freed Eberhard is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, military service obligations or other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
As a paralegal for Smith Freed Eberhard, your responsibility includes case management by reviewing and analyzing claims file materials, preparing notebooks, indexing and comparing documents, and creating and maintaining medical chronologies and billing summaries. You will be responsible for all aspect of discovery, which includes preparing and serving discovery requests, summarizing discovery responses, and identifying and obtaining all documents needed to complete discovery. This could entail preparing Subpoenas Duces Tecum and conducting investigation research. You will be responsible for assisting the attorney with exhibits, documents, and file preparation for deposition, arbitration, and/or trial. You will be required to identify and understand each client-specific billing guideline and ensure all billable work is being performed within those guidelines.
Compensation and Benefits
The ideal candidate for this position is a paralegal who has demonstrated the ability to handle complex assignments, work independently, have excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills, handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, and has experience with the commercial side of law. Familiarity with medical chronologies and/or the insurance industry is a plus, as well as experience in preparing Motions, Affidavits, Orders, Request for Production, Requests for Admissions, Subpoena Duces Tecum.
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