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Personal Injury Legal Assistant

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Date Last Verified

Nov 20,2017

Posted on

Oct 11,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Personal Injury Legal Assistant Duties : The candidate shall communicate regularly and directly with clients regarding their on-going medical treatment and symptoms. Apprise attorneys regularly regarding client interactions and case updates. Evaluate and escalate communication as appropriate. Provide administrative support for attorneys and support cases by typing, filing, preparing correspondence, assisting with reports, preparing presentation materials, transcribing dictation and other administrative tasks. Organize and maintain client files according to firm standards. Thoroughly and accurately document client interaction and case updates via case management software. Assist with preparing and filing pleadings, motions, briefs, forms, subpoenas, and other trial related preparation as requested or needed. Prepare attorney expense reimbursements. Coordinate travel arrangements with firm‐provided travel agency. Maintain calendar and contacts for attorneys. Handle telephones calls from internal and external sources including taking accurate messages and appropriately routing calls. Coordinate conference calls. Coordinate attorney firm‐ and client‐related meeting set‐ups and logistics. Coordinate all medical bill payments through various levels of insurance coverage. Work with lien holders to ensure amounts attempted to be claimed are subrogable and correctly associated with claim/recovery.

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Requirements: The candidate shall be an Associate. 2+ years of personal injury law, workers' compensation, or medical malpractice legal administrative experience. Knowledge of medical billing process and coordination of medical benefits. Associate’s degree preferred. Proficiency in MS Office and Outlook required, knowledge of Needles or other case management system preferred. Excellent customer service as well as written and verbal communication skills. A fast learner with high attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Ability to multitask and manage changing priorities with a positive attitude and efficient approach, especially in time-pressured situations. Collaborates well with others in receiving and assigning work duties.

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