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Workers Compensation Paralegal

Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP Macon, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

Position Summary:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP seeks a full-time Worker’s Compensation Paralegal with 2 or more years of experience to join the Macon, GA office. Ideal candidates should have a thorough understanding of workers’ compensation and occupational health cases, civil litigation procedures, and experience managing cases through the full life cycle of litigation. Employer-side, labor & employment defense experience strongly preferred, but candidates with substantive civil litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in labor and employment law will be considered. Our ideal candidate must be an independent thinker, detail-oriented, able to prioritize and manage time efficiently, able to multi-task and work with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced environment. Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills are required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as legal team liaison to client representatives, third parties, and outside counsel to effectively manage flow and accuracy of information in workers’ compensation matters
  • Assist with sending and responding to written discovery
  • Provide support to and communicate with outside counsel regarding administrative charges, litigation matters and discovery requests
  • Organize, maintain and supervise document collection for various matters
  • Assist with research, analyze and summarize legal sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, constitutions, legal codes and law-related information relevant to the worker’s compensation practice
  • Routinely review and follow-up on client deadlines and calendar appointments
  • Consistently and professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, vendors, and firm personnel
  • Consistently complete assigned tasks when expected.  Able to juggle multiple assignments and/or deadlines while maintaining a professional demeanor
  • Review and follow-up on client deadlines, emails, and calendar appointments

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a paralegal in management defense work, worker’s compensation and labor & employment preferred
  • Associates or Bachelors in Paralegal Studies preferred, but those with comparable experience will be considered. Those with paralegal certificates will also be considered.
  • Working knowledge of ICMS and electronic file management systems such as ZOLA
  • Familiarity with cloud-based file management software
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook

Qualities Ideal Candidates will have:

  • Strong legal writing skills 
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and opposing counsel
  • Ability to effectively set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects 

Culture:

  • Open-door work environments
  • Firm Rankings & Accolades: https://bit.ly/2xff44g

*Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) and profit sharing plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Onsite Parking
  • Gym reimbursement

*These benefits are subject to change

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This position is NOT open to submissions by external recruiters or search firms.

Company Description
At Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete (pronounced "Kun-STAN-jee, Brooks, Smith, and Profit"), workplace law is all we do – but we’re not your typical national law firm. Our clients tell us there is “a soul to Constangy that is unique and refreshing, that’s not found with other firms.” For more than 70 years, our clients have appreciated our common-sense approach and our commitment to being a real partner in helping employers navigate the prickly legal and regulatory environments of the changing workplace.

Today we have nearly 200 attorneys across 15 states, offering services ranging from the defense of single and multi-plaintiff employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims to complex wage and hour litigation, workplace safety, and affirmative action compliance issues, as well as OSHA, to workers’ compensation, ERISA and employee benefits, immigration, and labor relations.

Constangy represents a wide range of Fortune 500 corporations, small companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country. Our attorneys are consistently rated among the best by sources including Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, and Best Lawyers in America, and we are ranked as a Tier 1 firm by the U.S. News & World Report/Best Law Firms survey.

Our focus is labor and employment law, and we have represented management exclusively since 1946. From Title VII to OSHA to ERISA and the NLRA, Constangy attorneys can help you keep policies up-to-date and your workplace running smoothly. We have a full range of experienced attorneys who can help you with everything from developing harassment and workplace safety policies or securing foreign worker visas, to protecting trade secrets and defending against wrongful discharge and discrimination claims.

From our roots in labor relations and manufacturing to our recent work in helping employers understand the convergence of digital technology in the modern workplace—our capabilities cover all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.

Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP

Why Work Here?

Strong benefits, lasting tenure, welcoming culture, and great work/life balance

At Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete (pronounced "Kun-STAN-jee, Brooks, Smith, and Profit"), workplace law is all we do – but we’re not your typical national law firm. Our clients tell us there is “a soul to Constangy that is unique and refreshing, that’s not found with other firms.” For more than 70 years, our clients have appreciated our common-sense approach and our commitment to being a real partner in helping employers navigate the prickly legal and regulatory environments of the changing workplace. Today we have nearly 200 attorneys across 15 states, offering services ranging from the defense of single and multi-plaintiff employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims to complex wage and hour litigation, workplace safety, and affirmative action compliance issues, as well as OSHA, to workers’ compensation, ERISA and employee benefits, immigration, and labor relations. Constangy represents a wide range of Fortune 500 corporations, small companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country. Our attorneys are consistently rated among the best by sources including Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, and Best Lawyers in America, and we are ranked as a Tier 1 firm by the U.S. News & World Report/Best Law Firms survey. Our focus is labor and employment law, and we have represented management exclusively since 1946. From Title VII to OSHA to ERISA and the NLRA, Constangy attorneys can help you keep policies up-to-date and your workplace running smoothly. We have a full range of experienced attorneys who can help you with everything from developing harassment and workplace safety policies or securing foreign worker visas, to protecting trade secrets and defending against wrongful discharge and discrimination claims. From our roots in labor relations and manufacturing to our recent work in helping employers understand the convergence of digital technology in the modern workplace—our capabilities cover all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.

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577 Mulberry Street Suite 710 Macon
Macon, GA
31201 USA

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