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Best Practices Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Albany, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 18,2017

Posted on

Jun 16,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Commercial
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Best Practices Paralegal Duties: Conduct the review/audit of invoices from outside law firms for compliance with the guidelines and for reasonable and appropriate billing practices consistent with industry standards as established by the ABA. Ensure that law firm practices comply with Company litigation management guidelines. Assist other departments with corrective measures in their dealings with the customer and or law firms, regarding billing issues. Review appeals of invoice deductions from outside law firms. Coordinate payment and approval of invoices from outside law firms. Direct and oversee the audit examination of law firm’s legal files, accounting, financial/billing records, etc., to ensure compliance with guidelines as assigned. Maintain a database, which reports audit compliance results. Update and maintain standard operating procedures for litigation management program pertaining to position functions. Analyzing audit data and preparation of reports. Assistance with staff training and calibration. Assistance with electronic billing systems. Maintain strict ethical, legal adherence and confidentiality at all times.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Experience in auditing, claims management, and litigation management is helpful. Experience as a litigation paralegal helpful. Experience billing time helpful. Knowledge of claim processes and systems. Knowledge of legal processes. Excellent organizational, leadership, analytical and communication skills. Strong problem solving abilities. Motivated, detail-oriented team player with positive attitude. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs. Excel experience is required. Should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term asset within the organization.

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