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Discovery Paralegal at Jacoby and Meyers

Discovery Paralegal

Jacoby and Meyers Los Angeles, CA Full-Time
Do you want to LOVE where you work?

Jacoby & Meyers is the pre-eminent law firm protecting consumers since 1972. We are currently seeking a smart and determined paralegal or experienced litigation assistant to join our growing team. At Jacoby & Meyers, every single employee gets to make an impact. Our values guide the way we work with each other. It's a culture where you have the freedom to experiment and push your talents as far as they can go.

Job Title: Paralegal
Type of Position: Full time
Hours: M-F 9-5 pm; flexible

Job Description:
  • Work with clients to obtain information, draft discovery responses with organized exhibits, submit to handling attorney at least 48 hours prior to deadline for review, implement attorney feedback
  • Bates stamp documents
  • Know when team needs to prepare and send supplemental discovery, prepare and serve supplemental and/or specialized discovery
  • Print and save faxes to appropriate folder on server
  • Provide lit concierge service/updates to clients and providers on status of case
  • Coordinate with other staff to make sure we have all medical records and bills before preparing discovery responses
  • Supplement & amend discovery responses once we obtain new medical bills or records
  • Follow up with clients regarding settlement release(s) and coordinate with counsel to finalize same
  • Draft requests for dismissal, coordinate deposit of settlement checks as received, request settlement checks, review settled cases, and send cases to liens
  • Run monthly team reports for team meeting
  • When subbed out, prepare and send file and lien to new attorney (after review by handling attorney)
  • Requests Ubers/set transportation for clients
  • Prepare discovery and mediation binders
  • Assist with deposition preparation by compiling necessary documentation for the handling attorney
  • Understand calendaring and fill in for other staff as necessary
  • As needed, prepare documents for filing with the Court
  • Order DMV records, background checks, and ISOs
  • Coordinate with outside investigators to obtain additional information, as needed and with instruction and supervision from attorneys
  • Access social media, the internet, and google maps, download and save for the file as needed
Requirements:
  • Very well organized
  • Critical thinker
  • Fast learner
  • Be able to handle and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Good follow up
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • At least 2 years of litigation experience required
What We Offer:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Pet Insurance
  • Company-paid Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage, Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Employee Assistance and Travel Assistance Programs
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Time, Paid Holidays
  • Health FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Accident Insurance
  • Commuter Transportation Incentive
  • Flexible Hours
  • Fully-paid parking
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Learning and Development Programs
  • Remote Positions

About J&M:

Jacoby & Meyers was founded in 1972 with the intention of making the legal system more accessible to the average person. Now, more than 45 years later, we continue to help people get the justice and compensation they deserve. Specializing in all types of accident claims, including automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, Uber/Lyft, or trucking accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, construction accidents and other wrongful conduct, the attorneys at Jacoby & Meyers have recovered over a billion dollars for their clients' personal injury and wrongful death claims caused by the negligence of a third party.

Jacoby & Meyers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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