Jackson & Campbell, P.C., a mid-sized DC law firm with long-established reputation as a premier DC-MD-VA litigation firm, currently has an opening for a full-time, seasoned paralegal with a minimum of 4 years of litigation/trial experience to join our growing Medical Malpractice/Health Law practice group.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assists attorneys in all phases of discovery and motions practice.
  • Assists with preparation of depositions; prepares witness files; schedules and adjourns depositions.
  • Assists with creation of organizational databases in order to maintain large document collections; attends/performs document reviews and prepares document productions.
  • Performs legal research; compiles, analyzes, and presents findings; obtains information/documents from various courts, government agencies, libraries, and other outside resources.
  • Drafts standard procedural pleadings; maintains correspondence and pleadings files.
  • Indexes and summarizes documents and depositions
  • Assists with trial preparation; maintains case calendars, case files, and trial/case notebooks.
  • Sets up and organizes initial documents received for new cases; indexes records; prepares summaries of same; prepares chronologies of events.
  • Prepares and coordinates service of subpoenas.
  • Performs research on expert witnesses; utilizes defense database services; maintains expert witness data bank; receives and responds to requests pertaining to expert witnesses

Education and Qualification Requirements
  • BA/BS degree in a related legal field of study is required
  • Paralegal Certificate is strongly preferred
  • 6+ years civil litigation – medical malpractice defense litigation experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task a diverse caseload and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter who takes ownership of executing tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Working knowledge of Westlaw, Pacer and e-filing protocols

Additional Information
  • Jackson & Campbell offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid vacation and sick leave, and an emphasis on work/life balance.
  • Paralegals are eligible to participate in the Firm’s billable-hours bonus program.

About Jackson & Campbell, P.C.
Jackson & Campbell, P.C. specializes in the practice of Business Law, Employment Law, General Litigation & Trial Practice, Health Law, Insurance Coverage, Professional Responsibility, Real Estate, Tax Law, and Trust & Estates. The Firm strives to be recognized as the best blend of the old and the new in order to maintain a personal relationship with each client, large and small, while providing high quality legal services at fair and reasonable rates. Our mission is to provide exemplary, passionate, and professional legal services to the area, and nationally, through attentive and personal interaction.

Jackson & Campbell is committed to diversity and inclusion within our Firm, which serves to strengthen and expand the quality and breadth of our legal representation and advice, and which reflects the community we are dedicated to serving.

This is a full time position

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