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A professional and dynamic client of ours, a personal injury law firm, is looking to identify and hire a Paralegal on a full time, Direct Hire basis.  The Paralegal will assist the Attorney’s with mostly Automobile cases, from intake through conclusion.

 

The Paralegal will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Handling files from intake to conclusion, including litigation, discovery and pre-trial preparation.
  • Evaluating potential new cases at intake.
  • Handling property damage for clients including total loss.
  • Pre-demand medical workup, reviewing medical records and preparing demand letters.
  • Negotiating pre-litigation claim settlements with insurance companies.
  • Negotiating medical bills with health care providers upon settlement.
  • Understanding and negotiating med pay, Medi-Cal, Medicare, Hospital and other liens.
  • Preparing settlement breakdowns and disbursing settlement funds.
  • Preparing and filing complaints.
  • Conducting investigations and skip traces to locate defendants for process of service.
  • Working directly with clients and attorneys to prepare discovery requests and responses.
  • Reviewing, organizing and summarizing depositions and high volumes of medical records.
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery phase to trial.
  • Organizing files for trial and prepare trial binders.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must have at least 7 years’ experience, 10 or more years preferred.
  • Familiar with common automobile related injuries, terminology and treatment.
  • Must be familiar with the Code of Civil Procedure and common litigation timelines and dates.
  • Candidate must take pride in his or her work, be extremely detail oriented, have superior time management skills, and require little substantive training.