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Job details

Job Type

Full-time

Number of hires for this role

1

Full Job Description

Freeman Mathis and Gary is a national, specialty litigation firm located in the Cobb Galleria Office Park, steps from the Battery Atlanta. We are seeking a Legal Intake Paralegal for our Atlanta location. The Legal Intake Paralegal conducts internal conflict research on all potential and new cases and opens new matters in the firm software systems. This is a non-exempt position and the ability to learn and adapt to new processes and systems is essential. Experience in a Law Firm environment or Professional Services environment or equivalent education with an understanding of the legal conflicts and billing process required. Characteristics that have proven successful in the role include the ability to follow up, multi-task quickly, research and resolve problems and above all else, maintain a positive attitude. Solid communication skills are important as intake specialists are required to communicate frequently with attorneys, either in writing or in-person. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook required. Experience with iManage and legal billing software a plus. This is a 100% in office position and remote work is not available.

Job Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Conduct internal conflicts research on all potential new cases
  • Opening new clients and affiliated matters in firm software system
  • Ensuring new matters are opened and mapped on e-billing sites
  • Review attorney client engagement letters for accuracy as to the scope of work
  • Closing requested matters
  • Sends weekly report of opened and closed matters
  • Entering and updating all matter-related information and firm contacts
  • Communications with attorneys and assistants of possible issues regarding the matter opening process
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail a must
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in data entry and processing and following up with tasks
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work efficiently in an extremely fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Must maintain courteous and professional demeanor, with a positive attitude
  • Exceptional written and communication skills a must
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information

Required Experience

  • College degree required
  • Paralegal certificate required
  • Two or more years of experience in legal or insurance field preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) required
  • Knowledge of other business software and online databases preferred

The Firm values hardworking, collaborative and self-starting individuals. We offer the following in exchange for your hard work and dedication:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision
  • HSA and FSA for employees and dependents
  • 401K Safe Harbor plan and an employer profit sharing program
  • Company provided life insurance and long-term disability coverage
  • Year-end bonuses and referral fee incentives
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Regular, firmwide socials and events
  • Positive firm culture
  • Work-life balance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Safe and comfortable office environment with easy access to gym
  • Easy access to nature trails and cafes
  • Free parking

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP (FMG) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees by maintaining a workplace free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law. FMG complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused

Work Remotely: