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Company logoPosted Mar 27
Full Time
Boston, Massachusetts

Freeman Mathis and Gary, LLP is a rapidly growing, national specialty litigation law firm seeking an experienced paralegal to join our team in our Boston office. We are seeking candidates who foster a teamwork mentality, have excellent communication skills, are problem-solvers, and are willing to take ownership of their job. Flexibility and excellent organization skills are key in our fast-paced environment. This is initially a 100% in office position with the possibility of a hybrid position in the future, for the right candidate. The following characteristics describe people who succeed in our Firm:

  • Helpful, congenial, personable and positive
  • Unpretentious, approachable, respectful, and team oriented
  • Independent, self-starter, and willing to initiate projects with attorneys
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Plans and follows through on tasks
  • Accountable, takes ownership, and corrects mistakes
  • Organized, timely, confidential, and responsive (within 24 hours)
  • Able to work in the Boston office 5 days a week

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with the preparation of a civil case throughout discovery and prepare for, attend and assist at trial
  • Be familiar with and understand medical terminology or ability and willingness to learn
  • Review medical records and prepare detailed medical chronologies
  • Review, manage, summarize, and synthesize records and data of all kinds in various types of cases
  • Prepare deposition summaries
  • Prepare subpoenas and non-party requests in both State and Federal Courts
  • Prepare discovery requests to parties
  • Manage and track responses
  • Draft timelines and create other demonstrative evidence
  • Prepare meet and confer correspondence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and able to learn other programs including document management systems
  • Organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints with minimal supervision and exceptional attention to detail

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3+ years paralegal experience in a law firm
  • Civil litigation experience required
  • Experience with medical cases
  • Familiarity with performing research tasks using web-based legal research services
  • Experience working with paperless files. iManage experience a plus
  • Must successfully pass a background/drug screen

Required Education

  • High school diploma required
  • Associates program and/or paralegal certificate from ABA approved program preferred.

What we offer you

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision
  • HSA and FSA plans available for employees and dependents
  • Work-life balance
  • Generous PTO policy
  • 401K plan including a 3% Employer Safe Harbor contribution
  • Firm paid life insurance and long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Year-end bonuses and referral fee programs

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP (FMG) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees by maintaining a workplace free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law. FMG complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Employment dependent on successful completion of a background check.