Experienced personal injury paralegal to support busy attorneys. Experience in case management and litigation. Duties include active case management of files, communication with clients, insurance adjustors, opposing counsel, and doctors. Experience drafting pleadings such as summons & complaint, drafting discovery, , motions, responding to discovery requests, Pre-hearing statements, etc. Qualifications include strong team player, ability to multi-task and prioritize, attention to detail, strong work ethic, highly organized, maintain confidentiality and professional.
► No less than 3-5 years of experience as a Paralegal in a law office. Personal Injury experience strongly preferred.
► Strong proficiency with MS Word/Office and the ability to type at least 70 wpm.
► Experience with Timeslips and Abacus software is a plus.
► An extremely hard-working and efficient personality.
► A stable work history.
► The ability to operate independently with limited instruction.
► The ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment, and under deadlines.
► Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with court personnel, other attorneys and their assistants, clients, witnesses.
► The ability to maintain strict confidentiality: any and all matters concerning DLG clients, employees, operations, etc.
► A high level of professionalism and the ability to provide the ultimate in client service.
►The ability to follow instruction and take direction from senior staff members.
► Assisting with potential client inquiries, phone screening, and scheduling potential client meetings.
►Case management: order records, client communications in the settlement planning/litigation phases, answering client questions, managing all supporting/damages documentation such as: wage loss, medical records, bills out-of-pocket expenses, etc.
►Finalizing settlement demands.
►Manage initial settlement negotiations with insurance company.
►Keep main case management scoreboard up-to-date in real time.
►Schedule client conferences at critical case milestones: turning points (settlement/litigation), client satisfaction issues, etc. No arguing with clients.
► Paralegals will not make any decisions or recommendations that constitute the practice of law. All legal strategy questions are deferred to the attorneys.
► Paralegals will not make any decision or recommendations that constitute practicing medicine. When clients have unresolved medical issues or treatment questions the are to refer the clients back to their treating physicians unless otherwise instructed by the attorneys.
► Medical benefits.
► Bus pass.
► Salary appropriate to experience level.
► Monthly and bi-annual bonus plans.
How To Apply:
►NO CALLS or DROP-INS PLEASE.
►NO RECRUITER CALLS.
►To apply send a resume to [email protected] Please put "exceptional paralegal" in the subject line of the email.
WANTED: Experienced Paralegal