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Litigation Paralegal

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Legal
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Wilson Elser's Milwaukee office is looking for an experienced litigation paralegal to join our Paralegal Service Center. This Paralegal Service Center in Milwaukee supports a wide variety of practice areas in all our 44 national offices. If you are looking for the next step in your career and enjoy fast-paced litigation work, please apply.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 1100 attorneys, across 44 offices across the United States. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3+ years’ experience as a litigation paralegal in a fast paced, high volume, team-oriented environment
  • Experience with pretrial discovery, hearings, arbitration and trial preparations are helpful
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks for multiple attorneys
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and written
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems.
  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive

Responsibilities

  • Draft discovery requests and answers
  • Draft stipulations, orders, motions to compel, motions for show cause, notices of IME
  • Redact claim files
  • Process and follow up on authorizations for the receipt of medical, employment, worker’s compensation, disability, tax, union, educational and other records
  • Communications with experts, including IME doctors, in particular the selection of materials to be sent to experts
  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, and trial preparation
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants
  • Review file for outstanding discovery in preparation for court appearances, pleadings, depositions, and trial preparation
  • Determine, prepare and organize material needed for expert witness review
  • Assemble chronologies of key documents
  • Manage documents and organize case files
  • Trial preparation, including determination and preparation of exhibits, witness materials, and pre-trial filings
  • Prepare supportive materials for mediations
  • Facilitate ESI collection and review
  • Prepare materials and exhibits for depositions

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?

Wilson Elser is a firm focused on its commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting "Milwaukee Paralegal" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by the law.