Paralegal - VA/Medicaid in Ann Arbor, MI| LawFirmStaff

Job Details

Below is detailed information about the job you selected.

Title : Paralegal - VA/Medicaid

Location : Michigan - Ann Arbor
Refer to Job # HECC862556


Life insurance Paid time off # Full-Time Paralegal - VA/Medicaid ## Law Firm Seeks Experienced Paralegal to Handle VA and Medicaid Cases Law Firm is searching for a full-time Paralegal with VA and Medicaid case experience to join their team. This position offers a competitive salary of $17 - $22 an hour. The ideal candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of and experience within the areas of VA benefits and Medicaid applications, preferably as a paralegal. This candidate will be a self-starter, resourceful, compassionate, responsive, and adaptable. They must have strong problem-solving skills to proactively anticipate and resolve issues and bring to attorneys attention. ## Duties and Responsibilities - Meet with clients to help guide and explain the Veterans Benefits and Medicaid process - how assets are determined, income requirements, processing of applications, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expectations with submitted applications. - Assist attorney with compiling and organizing documentation to support applications for Medicaid planning and long-term care benefits. - Communicate professionally with clients via phone, in-person, and email to set up appointments, discuss draft documents and changes to documents, and answer general client inquiries. - Data collection and preparation of asset spreadsheets. - Communication with financial institutions, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Veterans Affairs' to obtain information used in the application process. - Make sure that deadlines set by the VA are met by the team; create letters and draft appeals for review and signature by attorney. - Complete basic administrative duties as requested, e.g., scanning, paper, and electronic file maintenance and organization, notarization, formatting, printing, and assembly of documents - Maintain billable hour requirements, assessed as a performance metric both weekly and year-to-date. ## Qualifications and Skills - Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required - Comprehensive knowledge of and experience within the areas of VA benefits and Medicaid applications, preferably as a paralegal - Strong problem-solving skills to proactively anticipate and resolve issues and bring to attorneys attention - Excellent communication skills both verbal and written - Self-starter, resourceful, compassionate, responsive, and adaptable - Proficient with Microsoft 365 programs, specifically Excel, Word and OneNote - Excellent attention to detail and time management - Ability to communicate with Attorneys and staff in a pleasant, cordial, and courteous manner, with a common goal in mind, to act professionally and competently in all facets of the law office environment. ## Benefits Law Firm offers a comprehensive benefits package for their full-time paralegal, including: - 3 weeks PTO per year increasing to 4 weeks at 5 years - Life insurance, short- and long-term disability - 401(k) and Health Benefit options - Attendance at an annual conference - Monthly firm lunch ## How to Apply To apply, please submit a detailed resume with a cover letter explaining why you are the best candidate for the position and what attracts you most about the position. For consideration, please submit both items. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $17.00 - $22.00 per hour Schedule: 8 hour shift, Monday to Friday Ability to Commute/Relocate: Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Experience: Paralegal: 1 year (Required) Work Location: In person Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required.
 
Email: jobs@lawfirmstaff.com  NO CALLS PLEASE
 


This particular job is currently not active. However, since our clients regularly share with us similar and other job openings, we strongly recommend that you submit your resume. We shall review your resume and get in touch with you as soon as a suitable vacancy comes up to further discuss your interest in exploring the opportunity. Assisting you is our highest priority.

Please be assured that none of your materials will be forwarded to any employer without your consent. Of course, all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.


 
Job Listings of Law Firm Staff