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Personal Injury Paralegal / Executive Assistant - 835756

Drake & Company Madison ,WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


We are recruiting for a friendly, even keel, sharp-minded individual to provide executive support to our client’s Firm President and to provide file management and litigation support in general liability, product liability, personal injury and medical malpractice cases.

- Screen attorney phone calls
- Keep attorney calendar up-to-date. Avoid conflicts on calendar with hearings, meetings, conference calls, travel time, etc.
- Request medical records and medical bills at the direction of nurse
- Request accident reports, 911 calls, and other investigative information
- Follow up on outstanding medical records requests and bills
- Request updated medical records and medical bills at the direction of the nurse
- Request employment and tax information
- Open files, both physically and in case management software
- Run conflict checks
- Accurately file correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and other file information in chronological order
- Schedule meetings, conference calls, etc.
- Prepare letters and other miscellaneous correspondence
- Post expenses
- Process daily mail
- Process checks
- Obtain information on subrogation, liens and unpaid medical expenses
- Provide updated information to all insurance companies
- Review liens against medical specials
- Subrogation lien holder communication
- Litigation support
- Communication with clients, defense attorneys/staff, doctors, experts
- Preparation and file organization of case research, notes, legal documents, etc.
- Scheduling/calendaring with experts
- Document and pleading organization
- Document and deposition summary
- Schedule depositions
- Draft answers to or compose discovery
- Draft pleadings
- Draft mediation submission
- Monitor scheduling order deadlines
- Schedule trial prep and team meetings
- Assist with trial preparation

-Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the legal field; personal injury preferred
- Paralegal Certificate is preferred
- Notary

- Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks
- Ability to function independently and prioritize assignments
- Ability to uphold high standards of confidentiality
- Team player, positive attitude
- Organized, detail-oriented
- Work well under pressure
- Knowledge/experience with Needles Case Management software a plus
- Position may require staying after hours and weekend hours at times

Drake & Company


Madison, WI