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Medical Malpractice Paralegal

Date Posted: 7/30/2021

Job #1586505
Washington, District Of Columbia

Medical Malpractice Paralegal - Washington, DC - Hybrid Remote during pandemic, 2 to 3 days per week in the office

Lucas Group has partnered with a mid-sized and well-established Washington DC firm offering an expansion opportunity for an experienced litigation paralegal. A strong familiarity with medical records is required to join this growing defense medical malpractice group and become an integral part of the litigation team performing substantive work while enjoying a pleasant and mentoring work environment. This role will be permanently remote for 2 to 3 days per week. Reasonable billable requirements with quarterly bonus eligibility at 387.5 hours per quarter.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Assists attorneys in all phases of discovery and motions practice.
  • Assists with trial preparation; maintains case calendars, case files, and trial/case notebooks.
  • Reviews and indexes medical records; prepares summaries and chronologies of medical records.
  • Indexes and summarizes depositions transcripts.
  • Performs legal research; compiles, analyzes, and presents findings; obtains information/documents from various courts, government agencies, libraries, and other outside resources.
  • Performs research on expert witnesses; utilizes defense database services; maintains expert witness database; receives and responds to requests pertaining to expert witnesses.

Educational & Work Requirements:

  • Paralegal Certificate Preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience with medical records as a litigation paralegal, defense preferred

Title: Litigation Paralegal

Location: Washington, DC

Client Industry: Law Firm

Client Job ID: 1586505


Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked in top five on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2020. We offer varied types of opportunities (law firm and in-house), competitive hourly wages, benefits, earned PTO, weekly payroll, and more.

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