Paralegal - Claims

Location: Tampa, FL

Department: Claims - Litigation

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Title: Paralegal

Department: Claims

Job Location: Tampa

Job Summary: The Paralegal will be responsible for case management, records review, trial preparation, and any other tasks in support of the American Integrity Litigation Department.  The Paralegal will prepare trial binders, deposition indexes, exhibit and witness lists, jury instructions, motions in limine and other pre-trial documents.  He or she will also draft pleadings, motions, subpoenas, appellate pleadings and other documents as assigned.  The Paralegal will be an integral part of the Litigation team, assisting in discovery, trial preparation and strategy development.  He or she will also assist attorneys with the examination under oath process, helping the attorney to prepare, handling logistics, and drafting correspondence to policyholders and attorneys. 

Job Responsibilities/Functions

  • Assists attorneys in discovery and pre-trial matters under attorney supervision.
  • Assists attorneys in handling assigned case files and delivering other legal services under attorney supervision.
  • Assists attorneys in discovery, pre-trial matters and/or trial preparation.
  • Drafts pleadings, motions, subpoenas, appellate pleadings, and other documents as assigned.
  • Assists in trial preparation and strategy development,.
  • Handles scheduling and support of up to three attorneys in busy litigation office.
  • Summarizes and organizes file materials.
  • Performs legal research.

Job Requirements:

Education: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies, Business, Insurance, or related field required.  Florida Registered Paralegal certification preferred.

Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience as a paralegal within the Florida state court system, preferably in insurance defense.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with tools used by remote employees, as this person will support remote attorneys.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with Westlaw and electronic filing of legal documents.
  • Professional and demonstrates high integrity
  • Shifts focus or course of action when necessary; flexible
  • Resilient, maintaining high levels of performance under stress
  • Excellent leadership and visionary skills
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior presentation skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Florida personal residential insurance legal issues and landscape

Job Environment:

Working Conditions: Normal business office environment.  Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of time while constantly operating a computer and or other office productivity machinery such as a calculator or telephone.  The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery or communicate with coworkers. 

Travel: As required.  Must have valid driver’s license.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be the principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of job duties.  

American Integrity Insurance Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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