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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
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ProfileLitigation Attorney The candidate will join the personal injury firm. Duties are performed through contact with the client, attorneys, insurance carriers and various municipal and judicial entities, as well as by written communication, investigation and preparation of legal documents. Responsibilities include: Provide outstanding client service. Prepare and file legal documents, including summons, complaints, affidavits and discovery, and exhibits. Organize documents, pleadings folders and coordinate document production. Conduct various document searches and factual research. Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation, including mediation and trial. Coordinate, schedule, calendar, and attend discovery appearances, including depositions. Coordinate, schedule, calendar, and attend appearances such as pre-trial, mediation and trial. Schedule and ensure service upon all parties. Assist with preparation of discovery responses. Prepare and file settlement and dismissal documents. Maintain history of clients’ injuries by gathering and summarizing medical records. Maintain contact with insurance carrier and counsel. Maintain accurate record of case expenses, payments made and outstanding costs. Clerical duties such as preparing correspondence, filing, processing incoming and outgoing mail.
Qualification and Experience
A Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an ABA approved school required. 1-2 years of litigation experience required. Should have active license and be in good standing with the Maryland, DC or Virginia Bar as well as any other state Bar where a license has been held. Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with both internal and external customers required. Demonstrated knowledge of state legal system and law needed. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) required. Workers’ compensation and/or personal injury experience preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.