PLAINTIFF PERSONAL INJURY LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Chicago, IL

Date Posted:

October 06

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01300-9500823322

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Robert Half Legal is looking for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal who is experienced in plaintiff personal injury law and is ready to step in and handle high volume cases in an energetic and fast-paced workplace. You will be working daily with attorneys, clients, experts, judicial assistants, opposing counsel, and insurance adjusters. Due to the nature of this type of law, we are only seeking applicants who have worked extensively in personal injury law.
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Gather discovery, review and draft discovery requests/responses
• Draft and file pleadings using electronic filing
• Efficient in technology - Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and document management systems
• Communicate effectively with all parties involved in a lawsuit
• Draft demand packages to insurance companies and speak with adjusters
• Order, review, and summarize medical records; create chronologies
• Pre-litigation - Finding insurance coverage, work with investigators, gather information from clients
• Litigation experience – may be asked to attend hearings, depositions, mediations, and trials
Requirements:
• At least 2 years’ legal support experience assisting with plaintiff personal injury matters
• Must be able to handle upwards of 200+ cases at a time from start to finish (intake, trial, post-trial/close)
• Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
• Paralegal certification from an ABA-approved program preferred
For IMMEDIATE consideration, please send resumes to BRIDGET NOVAK at [email protected] TODAY!
Requirements
Robert Half Legal is looking for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal who is experienced in plaintiff personal injury law and is ready to step in and handle high volume cases in an energetic and fast-paced workplace. You will be working daily with attorneys, clients, experts, judicial assistants, opposing counsel, and insurance adjusters. Due to the nature of this type of law, we are only seeking applicants who have worked extensively in personal injury law.
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Gather discovery, review and draft discovery requests/responses
• Draft and file pleadings using electronic filing
• Efficient in technology - Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and document management systems
• Communicate effectively with all parties involved in a lawsuit
• Draft demand packages to insurance companies and speak with adjusters
• Order, review, and summarize medical records; create chronologies
• Pre-litigation - Finding insurance coverage, work with investigators, gather information from clients
• Litigation experience – may be asked to attend hearings, depositions, mediations, and trials
Requirements:
• At least 2 years’ legal support experience assisting with plaintiff personal injury matters
• Must be able to handle upwards of 200+ cases at a time from start to finish (intake, trial, post-trial/close)
• Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
• Paralegal certification from an ABA-approved program preferred
For IMMEDIATE consideration, please send resumes to BRIDGET NOVAK at [email protected] TODAY!
Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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