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Personal Injury Paralegal

McArthur Law Firm Atlanta, GA, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“We are a small business making a big difference in our clients' lives. Be a part of our team!”

Personal Injury Paralegal Job Listing

The McArthur Law Firm is looking to hire an experienced litigation paralegal for our Atlanta office. The McArthur Law Firm is a powerhouse personal injury law firm, with offices in Macon and Atlanta, Georgia, advocating on behalf of individuals who are seriously injured or killed as a result of the negligence of others. The McArthur Law Firm has recovered more than $250 million for car and truck wreck, wrongful death, personal injury and medical malpractice victims.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting attorneys in all stages of litigation matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a case from inception through settlement or trial, including through the litigation process
  • Take intake phone calls for new clients
  • Schedule and attend new client appointments
  • Open new files
  • Organize electronic and paper case files
  • Send notice letters/letters of representation and all other types of correspondence
  • Obtain lost wage information
  • Take witness statements
  • Transcribe recorded statements
  • Obtain scene photos/photographic evidence
  • Order and follow-up on medical records and billing requests and Open Records Act requests
  • Compose medical chronologies
  • Draft and send demands/demand packages
  • Draft lawsuits
  • File lawsuits electronically and/or traditionally
  • Coordinate service of lawsuits on defendants
  • Draft and send discovery requests/responses
  • Schedule depositions
  • Prepare materials for depositions, hearings, and mediations
  • Update/maintain Case Status List
  • Prepare for trial
  • Operate trial technology
  • Provide administrative support at trials
  • Negotiate liens
  • Serve as first point-of-contact for all incoming calls, emails, and correspondence
  • Perform other office duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a paralegal (10+ years preferred, 2+ years required)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Time-management and prioritization
  • Ability to produce quality work under stress and deadlines
  • Proficiency in technology (specifically Microsoft Office)
  • Experience with case management software (preferred)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance, dental, vision, LTD, and group term life are 100% paid for by Firm
  • Additional benefits at employee cost include, STD, voluntary life insurance, and living benefits
  • Profit-sharing and safe harbor 401(k) plans
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Bonus and salary review once a year (subject to performance)
  • Competitive PTO/Sick Leave

McArthur Law Firm

About McArthur Law Firm:

McArthur Law Firm serves our clients in Georgia who have been injured in a car wreck, truck wreck, medical malpractice, or workers' compensation. We are a small business that is locally owned and operated. We are looking to add a team member!

Company website: http://www.mcarthurlawfirm.com/

Company address: 1201 Peachtree Street NR, Suite 2000, Atlanta, GA 30361

Posted date: yesterday

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