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Title : Mass Torts Litigation Case Manager/paralegal

Location : Alabama - Birmingham
Refer to Job # WQBE816239

Mass Torts Litigation Case Manager/Paralegal The candidate assists Litigation Attorney (s) with client cases, legal issues, and processes, including depositions, mediations, arbitrations, trials, motions, oral and written advocacy. Assists with conducting research and other details in preparation for trials, hearings, or other legal proceedings. Assists with legal briefs or memorandums. Prepares legal and court documents; schedules appropriate meetings and case events; interfaces with the client on non-legal issues relating to the management of the case; refers legal issues to the appropriate attorney(s). Conducts preparation for legal proceedings, including hearings and trials; submits appropriate information and legal forms/documents to the appropriate organizations; understands forms and procedures relating to the field of expertise. Notifies attorney when forms, documents, correspondence, discovery responses and other pertinent information/material are received and completes any necessary associated tasks. Manages and utilizes the checklist daily, maintaining due items within the operating procedure. Interfaces with other team members to achieve office and departmental goals; may provide backup to other team members, including client meetings and video conferences, as designated by the assigned Supervisor. Processes mail daily to review any additional information pertinent to the cases being managed; determines and enters any necessary case notes for items received; addresses with attorney as appropriate. Interacts with the client to ensure that all appropriate reports, records, and information to include, including medical records, bills, wages, insurance information, etc. are received from the client in a timely manner. Upon case settlement, confirms balances and expenses; prepares the appropriate settlement documents for review by the Attorney(s) and client(s). Communicates in accordance with, and understanding, applicable State Bar rules related to protected information, confidentiality, and the unauthorized practice of law. Complies with corresponding company policies and procedures. Maintains a professional, courteous demeanor and provides excellent customer service to the company's external and internal clients. Obtains pertinent case information and data from the client; analyzes, reviews, and prepares the data/information into case notes. Maintains excellent client relations and interfaces with the client according to practice group procedure. All contact with clients is documented pursuant to the operating procedure. The candidate should have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 6-12 months prior litigation experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Should preferably have Paralegal Degree and/or Certification. Must be able to multi-task and to effectively communicate, problem-solve and overall handle tasks quickly and tactfully with all staff levels and the public. Must be able to adapt to a wide range of diverse internal and external clientele. Ability to effectively utilize available technology, including computers, databases, portals, and software needed to successfully manage cases is required. Closing date: 23-July-2021 (EST)

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