Overview

Assists the workers’ compensation attorneys with the handling of workers’ compensation cases. This position requires prior workers’ compensation paralegal experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with clients to obtain information for and in preparation of discovery & litigation.
  • Oversee workers’ compensation attorneys’ calendars and manage scheduling order deadlines.
  • Schedule depositions and other case related events.
  • Hearing preparation – hearing pleadings, exhibits, coordinate witness interviews.
  • Prepare mediation submissions.
  • Assist attorney in preparing drafts of legal pleadings, discovery, and discovery responses.
  • Prepare affidavits and organize exhibits.
  • Prepare index of unpaid medical bills &/or work with WC Case Manager in assisting with same.
  • Request medical bills and medical records from medical providers as needed.
  • Prepare summaries of medical records as needed.
  • Review and evaluate incoming discovery and Rule 607 documentation.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing settlement demand packages in preparation for mediation and for informal settlement negotiations.
  • Review and organize client information and files.
  • Assist attorney in drafting legal documents, completing forms, answering discovery requests, preparing for hearings & preparing responses to motions.
  • Prepare files for hearings, subpoena witnesses, etc.
  • Coordinate expert witnesses and investigators.
  • Assist attorneys with legal research & preparing memorandums and briefs.
  • Associate degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ paralegal experience in a workers’ compensation law firm &/or insurance defense firm (plaintiff’s side experience is preferred but not required)
  • Experience working on complex workers’ compensation claims
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills & ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

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