LITIGATION PARALEGAL OPENING
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full service law firm with lawyers servicing clients in Virginia and other Mid-Atlantic States. We offer our clients a strong regional presence, with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton.
WAW is seeking a full-time litigation paralegal to perform sophisticated legal work primarily in our Harrisonburg office. The position will have a heavy emphasis on medical malpractice, trucking accident and car crash cases. Responsibilities include: medical research, medical records review and summarization, conducting pre-claim investigation and case assessments; drafting legal documents such as pleadings and discovery; requesting, reviewing and organizing client documents; compiling and organizing case evidence and supporting information; liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties; assistance with jury selection and witnesses preparation; and managing case files, calendars, and research.
Candidates should have excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently within a team-oriented structure, strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to efficiently work with Microsoft Office products; and the ability to learn how to use client and document management software. Prior experience as a litigation paralegal and written/spoken bilingual skills would be a plus.
Benefits include competitive compensation and benefit package in a professional environment with access to the latest office technology and continuous training opportunities. Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Rebecca Rawley, Operations Manager, Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC, PO Box 20028, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-7528, or fax to 540-437-9847 or e-mail to email@example.com, EOE.