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Morgan & Morgan

Litigation Paralegal

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  • Jackson, MS
March 25, 2024 Paralegal

Job Description

At Morgan & Morgan, the work we do matters. For millions of Americans, we’re their last line of defense against insurance companies, large corporations or defective goods. From attorneys to client support staff, creative marketing to operations teams, every member of our firm has a key role to play in the winning fight for consumer rights. Our over 3,000 employees are all united by one mission: For the People.

Summary 

This role will work closely with a lead attorney and legal assistant. This position comes with competitive pay and a generous bonus plan. Successful candidates will be responsible for areas including but not limited to the following.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, and legal memoranda
  • E-file all court documents in state and federal court
  • Communicate with clients, courts, counsel, and others
  • Conduct legal research and factual investigation
  • Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses
  • Draft and serve summons
  • Coordinate and summarize depositions
  • Prepare trial binders and exhibits with legal assistant 
  • Draft pleadings, motions, and appellate documents to file with the court
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices
  • Aid Attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Liaise between trial teams and internal and external third parties
  • Help with witness preparation
  • Help with case settlements

Qualification

  • Associate’s Degree, certificate, or equivalent work experience 
  • Completion of a nationally accredited paralegal program (preferred)
  • Experience in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Premises, First Party, Medical Malpractice or other injury related practice areas (preferred)
  • At least 2 years of working experience as a litigation paralegal or in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Ability to multitask, organize, prioritize, handle a fast-paced environment, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as attention to detail

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Benefits

Morgan & Morgan is a leading personal injury law firm dedicated to protecting the people, not the powerful. This success starts with our staff.  For full-time employees, we offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan,  paid time off and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Morgan & Morgan provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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