Jackson & Campbell, P.C., a mid-sized DC law firm with an established reputation as a premier DC, Maryland, Virginia litigation firm, currently has an opening for an experienced full-time litigation paralegal to join our growing Medical Malpractice/Health Law Practice Group.
If you have civil litigation experience with medical malpractice defense or personal injury litigation experience, we want to hear from you!
Our firm follows the DC Health Department COVID-19 Guidance and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Guidance for Businesses and Employers. After training and orientation, you will have the option to work remotely most days.
Assists attorneys in all phases of discovery and motions practice.
Maintains large document collections within firm-wide database; performs document reviews and prepares document productions, including Bates numbering.
Sets up and organizes documents, pleadings, and medical records received for new cases (electronic and paper copies); reviews and indexes medical records; prepares summaries and chronologies of medical records.
Assists attorneys in preparation of depositions; prepares witness files; schedules attorneys, expert witnesses, and interested parties; prepares and serves Notice(s) of Deposition; coordinates schedules with court reporters and videographers.
Indexes and summarizes depositions transcripts.
Performs research on expert witnesses; utilizes defense database services; maintains expert witness database; receives and responds to requests pertaining to expert witnesses.
Researches Registered Agents and prepares and coordinates service of subpoenas.
Drafts standard procedural pleadings; maintains correspondence and pleadings files.
Performs legal research; compiles, analyzes, and presents findings; obtains information/documents from various courts, government agencies, libraries, and other outside resources.
Assists with trial preparation; maintains case calendars, case files, and trial/case notebooks.
Qualification and Education Requirements
5+ years current civil litigation experience required with medical malpractice defense and/or personal injury litigation experience preferred
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required
Paralegal Certificate strongly preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Ability to prioritize and multi-task a diverse caseload and meet deadlines
Self-starter who takes ownership of executing tasks
Working knowledge of Westlaw, Pacer and e-filing protocols
Jackson & Campbell offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid vacation and sick leave, and an emphasis on work/life balance.
Paralegals are eligible to participate in the Firm’s billable-hours bonus program.
About Jackson & Campbell, P.C.
Jackson & Campbell, P.C. specializes in the practice of Business Law, Employment Law, General Litigation & Trial Practice, Health Law, Insurance Coverage, Professional Responsibility, Real Estate, Tax Law, and Trust & Estates. The Firm strives to be recognized as the best blend of the old and the new in order to maintain a personal relationship with each client, large and small, while providing high quality legal services at fair and reasonable rates. Our mission is to provide exemplary, passionate, and professional legal services to the area, and nationally, through attentive and personal interaction.
Jackson & Campbell is committed to diversity and inclusion within our Firm, which serves to strengthen and expand the quality and breadth of our legal representation and advice, and which reflects the community we are dedicated to serving.
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