Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume Samples

An Insurance Defense Paralegal is a professional paralegal who works for the insurance defense law. The job description and duties listed on the Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume as – assisting insurance defense attorneys; making payments on certain claims, handling the task of reviewing insurance policies and claims, drafting court pleadings; providing support to attorneys during the litigation process, participating in processes such as investigation, pleadings, trial, settlements, and appeals; and helping the attorney’s in preparing court appearances.

The job requirements for the post include the following – researching skills, familiarity with litigation case procedures; the ability to work independently; strong business judgment; experience in preparing settlement negotiation; and legal documents. Most of the successful resumes mention a paralegal degree or legal studies.

Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume example

Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Headline : An organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious self-starter, able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks and stay calm under pressure.

Skills : Health Information Management, Real Estate, Paralegal.

Description :

    1. Drafted legal documents including correspondence, pleadings, interrogatories, subpoenas, affidavits, motions, discovery, request for documents, initial disclosures, rule 6.4 letters, and conflict letters.
    2. Reviewed and prepared summaries of medical records, interrogatories, deposition transcripts, and examinations under oath.
    3. Handled heavy case load and assisted with all aspects of the litigation lifecycle from inception through appeals.
    4. Filed both traditional and e-filing time sensitive documents with state and federal courts throughout Georgia, Florida and Tennessee.
    5. Assisted with trial preparation: managed trial exhibits, prepared trial notebooks, maintained expert binders, and communicated with experts.
    6. Scheduled depositions, meetings, examinations under oath and mediations.
    7. Conducted legal research.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Paralegal Studies


Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Headline : To utilize my proficient insurance and legal skills to provide part time or full time, inter-office support and excellent external customer service, in an effort to assist the integrity and growth of my employer.

Skills : Drafting Pleadings, Legal.

Description :

    1. Reported directly to three Partners and one Associate.
    2. Managed the preparation of cases from discovery to post-trial phase.
    3. Drafted Answers to Complaints, Responses to Interrogatories, and Requests for Production of Documents, motions, and subpoenas.
    4. Requested, reviewed, and drafted medical chronologies and summaries.
    5. Requested and summarized police reports and depositions.
    6. Interviewed First Responders, witnesses, and any others important to the case.
    7. Managed Attorney calendars including state, federal, and administration deadlines, as well as scheduling meetings, depositions, and hearings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Objective : Responsible for Performing administrative tasks during intakes, and also Entering data on various databases, including the case management system, and maintain and update case management database.

Skills : E-Filing, Discovery Reviews; Privilege Log Productions; Time Lines; Monitor Case Management Databases; Client Intake; Court Room Assistance For Hearings And Trials.

Description :

    1. Assisted senior partner in personal injury group interview and screen clients.
    2. Requested, organized, and summarized medical records and depositions.
    3. Organized medical examinations.
    4. Coordinated and interviewed experts.
    5. Communicated with insurance adjusters and opposing counsel.
    6. Reviewed and calculated damages.
    7. Prepared motions, demand letters, and settlement proposals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate In Paralegal Studies

Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Summary : Self-motivated, dependable Senior Administrative Assistant and Paralegal with a propensity for detail-oriented support roles. I have 10 years of organizational and customer support experience with an emphasis on project coordination, managing competing priorities, maintaining confidentiality, and above par professional communication.

Skills : Typing Skills, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted in complex insurance defense matters for securities client and insurance company client.
    2. Organized and marked exhibits and prepared notebooks on documents produced in discovery.
    3. Traveled extensively with attorney conducting interviews of witnesses, recorded testimony of witnesses using shorthand and prepared reports for client, which ultimately lead to settlement of case.
    4. Obtained court dockets and updated pleadings.
    5. Securities Paralegal to partner in litigation involving defense of securities client in arbitration before the New York Stock Exchange.
    6. Ordered and followed-up requests for medical records.
    7. Organized and maintained all files for all four Attorneys.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Business Management

Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Objective : Seeking an Insurance Defense Paralegal profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Word Perfect.

Description :

    1. Employed within the insurance defense department, my responsibilities ranged from discovery production of legal documentation to document organizing.
    2. Prepared answers, motions, and preliminary conference responses.
    3. Generated internal memoranda summarizing the plaintiff's medical history.
    4. Developed document mergers creating temp-plates utilized by Time Matters.
    5. Responsible for document production and organization such as good faith letters and FOIL requests.
    6. Assisted with case litigation preparation by organized multi party case folders importing them into an Excel docket, listing all folders and documents associated with the case, and linking the list within Time Matters allowing attorneys and paralegals to readily locate case documentation.
    7. Contacted with Defendants and Claims Adjustors at insurance companies the firm represented.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
GED

Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Insurance Defense Paralegal with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Powerpoint, Paralegal.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with a litigation team of 20+ in the area of worker's compensation defense.
    2. Managed high-volume caseload, assisting with all stages of litigation process.
    3. Analyzed case files and manage discrepancies as needed.
    4. Acquired medical and employment files pursuant to HIPAA and FERPA regulations.
    5. Filed documents with the State of Georgia and request hearings as needed.
    6. Utilized Integrated Case Management System (ICMS) for management of all filed documents.
    7. Participated in peer performance reviews.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Insurance Defense Paralegal professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Drafted official memorandums on a wide variety of legal issues, such as The Relevancy and Scope of Discoverable Documents and Information Reflecting a Defendant's Net Worth in Cases with Claims of Punitive Damages; Cross-Contamination: The Preventable Cause of Plaintiff's Untimely Death; and The Essential Elements of Criminal Sexual Battery. 
    2. Created original discovery work-product, and managed complex and voluminous discovery requests and responses.
    3. Frequently prepared user-friendly and dynamic notebooks and presentations for witness interviews, hearings, depositions, ADR, and trial.
    4. Drafted advanced mediation memorandums, case analyses, motions, demand letters, discovery requests, discovery responses, witness and exhibit lists, and MS PowerPoint presentations.
    5. Substantively reviewed and organized medical records and bills to create chronologies, summaries, notebooks, and special damages synopses.
    6. Successfully maintained over 48 cases that were in various phases of discovery.
    7. Summarized medical records and also; hospital, employment, claim files, prison records, and State of Michigan driving records.
    8. Communicated with third-party vendors to request records and to follow and maintain accuracy.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

Summary : Over 15 years of paralegal experience with a focus on business and complex litigation. Medical malpractice, insurance defense, personal injury, and asbestos litigation are of interest. I frequently spoke as a guest speaker at Loyola Paralegal Institute and in 2006 I was featured in Paralegal Today regarding what it was like working in a small law firm versus a large firm.

Skills : Legal Skills, Drive Management.

Description :

    1. Conducted detailed client intake.
    2. Proficient in share drive management and document loading.
    3. Interpreted and used legal research.
    4. Demonstrated superior performance in English, communication, and law.
    5. Paralegaled or comparabled designation desired.
    6. Knowledged of litigation process and procedures.
    7. Experienced with attorney(s) involved in litigation, preferably insurance defense.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                High School Diploma

                Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

                Objective : Insurance Defence Paralegal with 3+ years of experience in preparing legal documents and correspondence; Assisting the staff attorneys in preparing for court proceedings; Assisting the staff attorneys with scheduling hearings, appointments and interviews; Maintaining data integrity.

                Skills : Data Management, Maintenance Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Performed the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
                  2. Assisted attorneys in preparing for trials and court proceedings.
                  3. Drafted pleadings, motions, examination under oath notices, scheduling hearings, mediations, depositions, and examinations under oath.
                  4. Maintained contact and communication with those involved in the case, scheduling depositions, preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas, drafting complaints, preparing and filing discovery requests, preparing responses to opposing counsel and generating status reports.
                  5. Kept stakeholders informed by communicating case progress.
                  6. Prepared case summaries and materials for mediation conferences, preparing pleadings, monitors and obtaining discovery responses and organizing materials for team case review.
                  7. Organized evidence, secures affidavits, and prepares exhibits and reports.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                GED

                Insurance Defense Paralegal Resume

                Summary : Responsible for Assisting the legal staff in preparing and presenting seminars/presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint; Providing support services to internal and external customers.

                Skills : Customer Service, Leadership.

                Description :

                  1. Assisted attorneys during trials.
                  2. Communicated with co-workers, management, clients, vendors, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
                  3. Participated in special projects as assigned.
                  4. Maintained the integrity of the company and products offered by complying with federal and state regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
                  5. Reviewed file material to prepare discovery responses.
                  6. Updated file with summaries and/or relevant information.
                  7. Prepared standard pleadings including motions and settlement documents.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                BA