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Title : Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal - Personal Injury

Location : Ohio - Cleveland
Refer to Job # LDWZ862898


Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED required. Paralegal Certificate or degree preferred. Prior experience as a legal assistant or paralegal preferred. Salary: Competitive salary based on experience. Job Description for Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal - Personal Injury at Law Firm H1: Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal - Personal Injury Law Firm is currently seeking a Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal to join their Personal Injury practice in Beachwood, Ohio. The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of the personal injury claim process, and the ability to function well in a high-paced environment. H2: Duties and Responsibilities The Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal will assist litigation attorneys by providing support services, including: - Meeting with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects - Requesting medical records, itemized billing statements, and subrogation liens - Reviewing medical records, itemized billing statements, and other accident-related documentation for relevance - Assembling special packages - Filing motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures - Entering attorney time into Timeslips - Scheduling appointments and meetings - Calendaring appointments, meetings, and court dates - Preparing, organizing, storing, and retrieving case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, deposition transcripts, pleadings, and other items - Performing other related duties as assigned H2: Required Skills and Abilities The successful candidate must possess the following skills and abilities: - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Understanding of legal language and principles, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters - Knowledge of how to request medical records, itemized billing statements, and liens - Knowledge of the personal injury claim process - Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills - Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail - Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Strong organizational and prioritization skills - Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment - Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment - Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software - Some related experience required - Ability to draft legal documents including routine pleadings, motions, orders, affidavits, and discovery requests preferred but not required H2: Education and Experience - High school diploma or GED required - Paralegal Certificate or degree preferred - Prior experience as a legal assistant or paralegal preferred H2: Salary Competitive salary based on experience. Law Firm is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal to join their Personal Injury practice in Beachwood, Ohio. The successful candidate will assist litigation attorneys by providing support services including document preparation and review, communicating with clients, medical personnel, and insurance representatives. The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, understanding of legal language and principles, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters. Knowledge of how to request medical records, itemized billing statements, and liens, as well as knowledge of the personal injury claim process is also required. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, and excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines are essential. In addition to strong analytical and problem-solving skills, the successful candidate must possess the ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or related software is also required. Some related experience is required and the ability to draft legal documents including routine pleadings, motions, orders, affidavits, and discovery requests is preferred. A high school diploma or GED is required and a Paralegal Certificate or degree is preferred. Prior experience as a legal assistant or paralegal is also preferred. Competitive salary based on experience is offered. Job Summary Law Firm is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal to join their Personal Injury practice in Beachwood, Ohio. The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, understanding of legal language and principles, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters. Knowledge of how to request medical records, itemized billing statements, and liens, as well as knowledge of the personal injury claim process is also required. Duties and Responsibilities - Meet with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects - Request medical records, itemized billing statements and subrogation liens - Review medical records, itemized billing statements and other accident-related documentation for relevance - Assemble specials packages - File motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures - Enter attorney time into Timeslips - Schedule appointments and meetings - Calendar appointments, meetings, and court dates - Prepare, organize, store, and retrieve case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, deposition transcripts, pleadings, and other items - Perform other related duties as assigned Required Skills and Abilities
 
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