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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Paralegal

  • 1-2 Years Experience
  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL

Website Manning Gross Massenburg LLP

Full Job Description

MG+M The Law Firm (MG+M) is a nationally renowned litigation law firm concentrating on complex civil matters. The firm’s expertise is diverse but focused in the areas of toxic tort, complex product liability, local government, general liability, and commercial litigation. We approach litigation as a unified team, integrating our efforts with those of our clients to advance their interests wherever they do business. Our goal is always to deliver optimal results at the best possible value. MG+M has an immediate opening for a paralegal in our Chicago office.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Point of contact for asbestos clients, national counsel and carriers for asbestos client(s)
  • Maintain client contact information and product information for asbestos client(s)
  • Cooperate with assigned partner, docket attorney and client attorney for asbestos client(s)
  • Maintain and update reminders for project deadlines for asbestos client(s)
  • Intake and complete New Complaint Intake Sheet of new complaints/petitions for asbestos client(s)
  • Monitor deadlines for filing of responsive pleadings and pre-trial deadlines for asbestos clients(s)
  • Review complaints/petitions, answers to discovery and deposition summaries for product identification
  • Maintain and update list of cases with product identification
  • Coordinate expert reporting with medical paralegal, asbestos client(s) and assigned docket/client attorneys
  • Monitor scheduled depositions for asbestos client(s)
  • Update case management program with deposition information and product identification information
  • Prepare and update Fact and Expert Witness Disclosures including letters adopting master lists
  • Prepare and update Trial Exhibit Lists including letters adopting master lists
  • Prepare and file Discovery responses
  • Adhere to asbestos client(s) reporting requirements
  • Pre-trial preparations
  • Prepare for and attend bi-monthly watch list meetings
    Prepare for trials for asbestos client(s)

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • 1-3 years’ litigation experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work in an organized and efficient manner
  • Capable of independent work
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to professionally communicate with a wide variety of individuals
  • Act with a sense of urgency when needed
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

 

Why Should You Apply?

MG+M The Law Firm offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k). Please visit our website athttps://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=735221b8-80d2-4cda-bf76-5f1b57b53236&ccId=82639245_546&type=MP&lang=en_US

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