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Personal Injury Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Seattle, WA

Date Last Verified

Nov 14,2017

Posted on

Aug 11,2016
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Personal Injury Paralegal Responsibilities: Occasionally assisting with potential client inquiries, phone screening, and scheduling potential client meetings. Case management: 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. Draft and finalize settlement demands. Manage initial settlement negotiations with insurance company. Schedule client conferences with management at critical case milestones: turning points (settlement/litigation), client satisfaction issues, etc. Experience drafting and responding to pleadings such as summons & complaint, drafting discovery, motions, responding to discovery requests, pre-hearing statements, etc. Case management of files, communication with clients, insurance adjustors, opposing counsel, and doctors.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have 3-5 years of experience as a paralegal in a personal injury law office. Experienced personal injury paralegal to support busy attorneys. Experience in case management and litigation. Experience drafting pleadings such as summons and complaint, drafting discovery, motions, responding to discovery requests, Pre-hearing statements, etc. Strong team player, ability to multi-task and prioritize, attention to detail, strong work ethic, highly organized, maintain confidentiality and professional. Strong proficiency with MS Word/Office and the ability to type at least 70 wpm. Experience with Needles case management software is a plus. A high level of professionalism and the ability to provide the ultimate in client service. An extremely organized and efficient work style. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with court personnel, other attorneys and their assistants, clients, witnesses.

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