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Litigation Paralegal- Clearwater at Heritage Insurance

Litigation Paralegal- Clearwater

Heritage Insurance Clearwater, FL Full-Time
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Position Summary

  • A Litigation Paralegal is responsible for all aspects and phases of discovery which is a critically important function to the proper handling of litigated matters.
  • A Litigation Paralegal will report directly to is directly supervised by the handling attorney on each case file that the paralegal is assigned to.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting case specific written discovery requests, specifically Interrogatories, Request for Production and Request for Admissions to be propounded upon the Plaintiff
  • Drafting legal objections and factual answers to written discovery served upon the company, specifically responses to Interrogatories, Request for Production, and Request for Admissions.
  • Drafting good faith letters to opposing counsel regarding outstanding discovery requests.
  • Drafting discovery motions
  • Preparing non-party subpoenas for documents and records responsive to subpoenas served upon the company
  • Preparing documents to be produced in response to Request for Production and subpoenas
  • Drafting responses to Civil Remedy Notice(s) of Insurer Violation
  • Drafting Privilege Log(s) and determining applicable privileges over specific documents.
  • Interview key witnesses including field adjusters, engineers, contractors, insureds, etc. and assist the handling attorney with preparation for depositions.

Job Requirements:

Key Competencies

  • A thorough understanding of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure
  • A thorough understanding of the Florida Evidence Code.
  • A thorough understanding of all Administrative Orders in effect within each jurisdiction that the paralegal handles.
  • A thorough understanding of case law governing discovery in Florida





Other Required Qualifications


  • Strong research skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to handle and maintain daily tasks for his/her assigned case load.
  • Strong communication and interview skills
  • Independent ability to analyze legal and factual issues with minimal supervision
  • Appreciation for and commitment to delivery of high-quality legal work
  • Works collaboratively with team members and others
  • Demonstrates desire to acquire effective trial skills with increased litigation complexity
  • Demonstrates superior legal acumen
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to professional development
  • Continued development of technical skills with a goal of handling the highest complexity cases
  • Personal integrity and adherence to a high degree of professionalism and ethical competency
  • Multi-tasking tolerance and success
  • Decision making and problem-solving abilities
  • Sense of urgency/responsiveness


Minimum Education and Experience Required

  • Must hold an Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA-approved program, or a Juris Doctorate.
  • Must possess one of the following designations:
    • Florida Certified Paralegal (FCP), or
    • Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP)
    • Specialty Certificate in Insurance Law through the NALS is preferred.
  • At least 3 years of experience working as a paralegal
  • At least 1 year of experience with insurance claims. First party property experience strongly preferred. 
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Clearwater, FL

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Legal Admin


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