Paralegal

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a Paralegal in its Hartford office.

Job Description:
  • Assist in drafting legal documents including, but not limited to, pleadings, motions, and correspondence to opposing counsel and to the court
  • Obtain, review, organize and analyze medical records.  As necessary and appropriate, arrange medical examinations for clients or opposing parties and interview doctors, nurses, and hospital personnel involved in patient care
  • Conduct computerized medical, scientific, and technical literature research.  Analyze materials and prepare synopsis
  • Maintain litigation docket and calendar, noting deadline dates for responsive pleadings/motions, court appearances, and other important deadlines
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for meetings, hearings, depositions and trials
  • Prepare witness and matter materials for trial preparation
  • Maintain, organize, and track files including documents involving contact with insurance carrier(s), client, health care provider(s), employer(s) and state/local agencies in an efficient and effective manner
  • Interact with clients, respond to client inquires, keep client updated on progress of case
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with firm policies
  • File court documents
Requirements/Skills:

Ideal candidate should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term asset within the organization.

  • 2-3 years of paralegal experience
  • Paralegal certificate preferred, but not necessary
  • Experience with document control and e-filing with state and federal courts
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to perform legal research, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles
  • Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy
  • Exceptional organization, writing and communication skills
  • Interact professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff, and other representatives outside of the firm
  • Positive attitude

Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm more than 325 lawyers strong, with 19 offices in the United States (spanning New York, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut) and in Europe (in London, where we operate as Goldberg Segalla Global LLP). We look to hire only those people who are excellent at what they do and are dedicated to the pursuit of client service and quality representation within a Best Practices framework. We value team spiritedness, collegiality, and interpersonal harmony within our working community. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team.