Paralegal-Subrogaation - posted 10/31/19

Paralegal-Subrogaation - posted 10/31/19

Company Name: 
Cozen O'Connor
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Houston
TX
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

The Houston office of Cozen O'Connor is currently searching for an experienced paralegal with a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a busy plaintiff-oriented practice to support the attorneys in our Subrogation Department.  Candidate will have proven civil litigation experience with knowledge/experience of state and federal courts, rules of civil procedure and e-filing.  The candidate should be detail oriented, able to work independently, and possess excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills.  Candidate must have the motivation and skill to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and have proven computer/technology skills. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and summarize damages 
  • Case file management (create, organize, track and maintain files; monitor calendars and meeting deadlines; document actions; input information into file database and case management software)
  • Document management including but not limited to review of documents, electronic bates labeling, organization of documents and compiling information for discovery responses/pleadings/motions.
  • Assist with all aspects of a case from discovery to trial to include, preparing initial Rule 26 disclosures, responding to discovery requests, assisting with deposition set-up and preparation, and assisting with trial preparation
  • Coordinate loss scene examinations, destructive testing and depositions
  • Review business records and prepare chronologies 
  • Preparing FOIA requests 
  • Conduct research on LEXIS, Westlaw and other online computer assisted research databases.
  • Witness investigation
  • E-filing in both state and federal court
  • Travel to loss sites and out-of-state trials

Interested candidates can apply at:

https://cozen.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900006X&tz=G...

Requirements or Qualifications: 
A four year college degree and/or paralegal certificate is required.
Application Process: 
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
November 29 2019
Additional Information: