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Litigation Paralegal in Detroit at Collabera

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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Job Title: Litigation Paralegal Location: Detroit, MI Duration: 3+ months This position supports attorneys in the Office of General Counsel (“OGC”). • Assist attorneys in the preparation and defense of civil litigation and administrative and arbitration proceedings • Perform case and matter preparation duties including verification of member or group eligibility, obtain pertinent contracts, certificates and riders, and other relevant documents and information related to claims • Draft, prepare, and file legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, motions, discovery, settlement documents, and notices for review, approval, and use by attorney. • Track and ensure timely response to court ordered and administrative deadlines • Direct delivery of subpoenas • Communicate with courts, outside counsel, clients, experts, administrative staff, client or subsidiary departments, state and federal agencies, including the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services, legislative/government staffs, the client, and other client licensees • Assist attorneys with preparation for hearings, depositions, and trials • Assist attorneys in preparing for presentations Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree and completion of an ABA-certified legal assistant program required • Minimum of three years of significant paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal environment • Must be able to work independently while functioning well in a team environment • Must be proficient in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and LEXS-NEXS • Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Must have experience drafting briefs, pleadings, motions, discovery, settlement documents, and notices • Experience in ERISA, Michigan No-Fault law, the Michigan Insurance Code, and or appeals to the Department of Insurance and Financial Services preferred

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