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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : Louisiana - Baton rouge
Refer to Job # LERL804532

Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Maintain regular client communications. Gather and analyze client related information and inputting relevant information into firm's case management software. Initiate insurance claims, verify insurance coverage and maintain communication with insurance adjusters and attorneys. Maintain a standard checklist and reminders associated with assigned cases in firm's case management software. Assist in the investigation and determination of defendant's insurance coverage, etc. Logging and maintain records of health, insurance and other types of liens. Prepare correspondence such as letters of representation, demand letters, billing inquiries, etc. Assist clients in coordinating medical care for their injuries associated with their case. Logging and tracking of medical bills and other expenses associated with client files into firm's case management software. Gathering and collect documentation regarding any damages sustained by clients i.e. medical records, bills and loss of wages. Preparing summaries of medical records and reports. Updating firm's case management software regarding status of any demands, settlements and events on a regular basis. Assisting attorney in answering preparing of case discovery, including requests for produce and interrogatories, etc. Assisting attorney in obtaining and maintaining information in assigned cases and making calls to clients and others and follow-ups to ensure sure that necessary documents obtained from the clients and other sources. Assisting attorney in filing of complaints, pleadings motions, voluntary dismissals and necessary litigation documents. Preparing and gathering of necessary documents for hearings, e.g., motion to compel and other hearings. Assisting attorney in preparation for motions, pleadings and other case documents. Assisting attorney by preparation of mediation and trial notebooks and binders. Assisting attorney in preparation of settlement documents and coordinating the scheduling and signing of such documents. Assisting attorney in preparation and drafting correspondence. Assisting attorney in preparation contacting insurance adjuster, defense counsel and others in furtherance of the litigation. Assisting attorney in preparation during trial and mediation preparation. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have 3+ years as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Demonstrated client service and great people skills. Strong organizational skills. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in an environment with frequent interruptions. Positive work attitude and team player. Proficiency with office software, including MS Word and Outlook.

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