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Medical Malpractice Paralegal

JOB FUNCTION: Administrative Support
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Tampa, FL
COMPENSATION: $60k - $80k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Onsite
POSTED: Jul 3, 2024

Our client, a full-service corporate litigation firm, is looking for a Medical Malpractice Paralegal to join their team in Tampa.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$60k – $80k DOE

Position Overview:

The ideal Medical Malpractice Paralegal will be responsible for assisting Attorneys with the preparation for trial, research, and document management. Medical Malpractice Paralegal candidates must have strong written and verbal skills, a customer-service-focused approach, and an attention to detail.

Responsibilities of the Medical Malpractice Paralegal:

  • Conduct initial client interviews and gather relevant medical records and documentation.
  • Analyze medical records and identify key information pertinent to the case.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and discovery responses.
  • Coordinate and manage discovery processes, including the preparation of interrogatories and requests for production.
  • Conduct legal and medical research to support case strategies.
  • Maintain and organize case files, ensuring all documentation is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Assist in trial preparation, including the creation of exhibits, witness lists, and trial notebooks.
  • Liaise with medical experts, clients, and opposing counsel to facilitate case progress.
  • Ensure compliance with court deadlines and procedural requirements.

Qualifications for the Medical Malpractice Paralegal:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in medical malpractice or personal injury law.
  • Defense/nursing home experience is a plus.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required for the Medical Malpractice Paralegal.

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision.
  • 401k.
  • PTO.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Candidates who apply for roles through the Atrium website will be added to our candidate pool and may be considered for additional roles of a similar title. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Position ID: 145493