Philadelphia PA

General Liability Paralegal (Philadelphia)

CM Legal

General Liability Paralegal (Philadelphia)

Our client is currently seeking a full time Paralegal in the Philadelphia office for our litigation team. The ideal candidate will be proactive and have prior experience in defense side litigation and specific experience in liability or related practice area. Knowledge of federal and state statutes, rules, and procedures of Pennsylvania and New Jersey is required. Must have excellent organizational, communication, calendaring and research skills. The ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment is also required. 

Primary duties include:

  • Drafting legal memoranda including pleadings, discovery demands and responses, subpoenas, and discovery motions
  • Organize, chart and process incoming records and invoices
  • Follow up for outstanding records via telephone, e-mail and regular mail
  • Prepare answers and correspondence
  • Manage a large caseload and working with multiple attorneys
  • Review documents for relevance and privilege in preparation for disclosure
  • Conduct case law research using Lexis Nexis and public access websites to assist with strategies for defense
  • Assist with preparing attorneys for mediation and trial
  • Retrieve documents from Pennsylvania court system and save to document management system


  • Minimum of 3 years as a litigation paralegal
  • Experience in litigation
  • Billing experience
  • Experience in drafting legal documents
  • Experience with Pennsylvania courts including e-filing
  • Proficiency in calendaring and scheduling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Outlook and Word
  • Must have ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with the Aderant Total Office (ATO)
  • Familiarity with Lexis Advance
  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish)
  • Notary 


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: 7.5 hour shift
Job type: Full Time

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