Litigation Assistant | Personal Injury

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
ID
2024-1956
Category
Legal Assistant/ Paralegal
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Farah & Farah is committed to being the premier personal injury law firm in Southeast GA and throughout Florida by guiding our valued clients through the complex legal system to deliver justice for those who need it most. Our Mission - Relentless dedication to justice for our clients, delivered with uncompromising support, professionalism, and compassion.

Responsibilities

As a Farah Litigation Assistant, you will provide administrative support for the Attorney and Paralegal. You will conduct legal research, preparing documents for hearings, scheduling client meetings, depositions, court dates and providing case status updates to clients. This position will multi-task a variety of office activities to make sure the office runs successfully.

 

  • Organize and maintain case files in paper or electronic filing systems
  • Maintain pleading and discovery indexes
  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers
  • Acting as liaison among all parties for coordination and calendaring of meetings, appointments, mediations, hearings, and deadline dates in Outlook
  • Draft legal documents and proofread for accuracy, including demand letters, pleadings, and client correspondence
  • Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediations, organizing materials for team case review
  • Follow-up with providers for missing medical records, billings, liens, and PIP logs
  • Keep clients informed by maintaining contact and communicating case progress
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with team members and outside parties
  • Be able to read and comprehend position specific documents and correspondence
  • Ensure compliance to all company Policies, Procedures, and expectations

Qualifications

  • Proven 2+ years working experience in Personal Injury
  • Proven 2+ years working experience in Litigation
  • Knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology & terminology
  • Knowledge of E-filing process, rules of evidence and civil procedures
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Familiarity with the rules of federal and state procedures
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Strong sense of confidentiality and ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to successfully communicate with the public, other employees, and vendors
  • Ability to work autonomously while highly focused and detailed-oriented
  • Demonstrate exceptional analytical skills
  • Professional presentation in attire, demeanor, appearance, and compliance to company dress code

Benefits:

 

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid Time off
  • 401K
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability and Basic Life Insurance

Schedule:

 

  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Onsite Office Professional Setting

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

Farah & Farah provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

 

E-Verify

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the I-9 Form.

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