Litigation Paralegal (Part-time to possible Full-Time) in Baton Rouge, LA| LawFirmStaff

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Title : Litigation Paralegal (Part-time to possible Full-Time)

Location : Louisiana - Baton rouge
Refer to Job # RYJN801501

Litigation Paralegal (Part-time to possible Full-Time) The candidate duties will be to: maintain client communication on a regular basis; gather and analyze intake information, as well as relevant documents associated with new files and enter pertinent information into case management software; initiate claims, verify coverage, and maintain communication with insurance adjusters to provide case status updates; maintain a checklist of standard tasks and reminders associated with cases assigned to you, through our case management software; coordinate investigation of defendant's insurance coverage; input and maintain health insurance liens; prepare documents and correspondence such as letters of representation, demand letters, billing inquiries, etc; assist clients in coordinating medical care for injuries associated with their case; input and track all expenses associated with client files by utilizing case management software; collect documentation of all damages sustained such as medical records, bills, and loss of wages; review and interpret medical records and reports; draft settlement demands for attorney review; update case details regarding demands, settlements, and closings on a regular basis by utilizing case management software; answer and help prepare discovery, including requests to produce and interrogatories; obtain and maintain necessary information for each file that includes calls to clients and follow-up to ensure sure that the documents are provided; file complaints, motions, voluntary dismissals, and necessary litigation documents; prepare necessary documents for hearings, e.g., motion to compel hearings; prepare motions, pleadings, and other documents; prepare mediation and trial binders; prepare closings upon settlement and coordinate the signing of the closing and attend closings; draft correspondence; contact insurance adjuster and trial and mediation preparation. The candidate should preferably have a High school or equivalent education. Experience of 3+ years as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal is required. Experience of 1 year in Microsoft Office and Paralegal is preferred. Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated customer service skills and strong organizational skills required. Must have the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in an environment with frequent interruptions. Must have a positive attitude. Proficiency with office software, including Word and Outlook is required.

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