Personal Injury Paralegal

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Industry: Legal Job Number: DB91292479 Pay Rate: $60000-70000 / year

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal for our client in Fort Lauderdale. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in personal injury law and litigation, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to manage a diverse caseload.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist attorneys with all aspects of personal injury litigation, including case intake, investigation, and management from inception to resolution.
  • Serve as a point of contact for clients, providing regular updates on case status and answering any questions or concerns.
  • Draft, review, and file legal documents such as pleadings, motions, discovery requests, and settlement agreements.
  • Assist with the discovery process, including gathering and organizing evidence, responding to discovery requests, and coordinating depositions.
  • Prepare and file documents with the court, ensuring compliance with court rules and deadlines.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for trials, including organizing exhibits, coordinating witness appearances, and creating trial binders.
  • Obtain, review, and summarize medical records and bills, and communicate with medical providers.
  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant case law, statutes, and regulations to support case strategy.
  • Perform general administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining calendars, and managing case files.

Requirements:
  • At least 3 years of experience actively managing litigation and trial support in a plaintiff’s personal injury law firm, Florida court experience required.
  • Proficient with case management software, Filevine a strong plus.
  • Detail-oriented and works with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required.
 
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.

EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI).
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