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Title : Legal Assistant/paralegal

Location : South Carolina - Charleston
Refer to Job # YYAC804170


Legal Assistant/Paralegal Non-Exempt The candidate under supervision, performs a variety of paralegal and secretarial functions from intake through settlement; including but not limited to client interviews, ordering and reviewing medical records, communications with clients, co-counsel and defense counsel, record keeping, research, writing, typing, and calendaring. In addition, incumbent would be responsible for the collection, organization and submission of all settlement documents, and claims packages, as well as identifying and working to resolve liens before facilitating settlement disbursements to clients, co-counsel and lien holders. Set up, organize and maintain files for a variety of projects. Set up, organize and maintain claims and settlement files and spreadsheets. Monitor and facilitate the collection, organization and submission of all settlement documents, gathering of information and compilation of claims packages, initiate and/or track communications with Medicare, Medicaid and other lien holders to identify, track and resolve liens, as well as handle the disbursement of all settlement monies to clients, co-counsel and lien holders. Processes multiple claims in a timely and organized fashion. Review and/or edit documents to include drafting for accuracy and completeness. Enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in either written or electronic form. Reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations. Compiles and, as requested, analyzes reports for attorneys. Completes special projects as requested. Maintains, organizes and submits monthly expenses report for attorney reimbursement. Maintains, organizes and submits monthly expenses and fee reports for Common Benefit Fund consideration in multiple litigations. Answers all over-flow calls to attorney. Should have 1-3 years paralegal work experience. Experience with disbursements and settlements highly preferred. Should be familiar with MS Office suite. Previous experience in a fast-paced, high pressure environment preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred. Paralegal certificate a plus.
 
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