26 days old

Nurse Paralegal (Newark, NJ office)

Newark, New Jersey 07101
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Nurse Paralegal (Newark, NJ office)

McCarter & English, LLP is actively seeking a nurse paralegal to work with the Products Liability, Mass Torts and Consumer Class Actions Practice Group in our Newark, NJ office. The successful applicant will assist attorneys by providing nursing support services pertaining to client legal files. Duties will include review and analyses of medical reports for general litigation cases, and drafting medical summaries and correspondence summarizing expert opinions.


Job Description
Assist attorneys with medical evidence preparation & organization for hearings and trials
Reviewing deposition and trial transcripts
Analyze medical records to evaluate care and status of the claimant
Compose and type document productions, including case analysis memoranda for attorneys
Outline and narrative summaries, chronologies of medical records, and correspondence and reports
Assisting lawyers and paralegals in other paralegal tasks


Job Requirements
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Research, analytical, organizational and critical thinking required
High degree of initiative and the ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Experience preparing and reviewing medical chronologies
Proficient understanding & utilization of medical technology, anatomical drawing, laboratory technology and medication
Possess thorough understanding of medical conditions to explain a diagnosis
Minimum of 4 years of experience as a registered nurse
2+ years of Law Firm or Law Firm Support experience


Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
Paralegal Certification preferred

Technical Knowledge
Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Familiarity in using an electronic document management systems.


If you have the relevant experience, we invite you to consider joining our team. Please submit your resume, cover letter and a writing sample to the attention of Christine Lydon, Esq., Chief Human Resources Officer at  recruiting@mccarter.com.



  • Legal Services
Posted: 2020-07-07 Expires: 2020-08-06

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