Atlanta personal injury, and premises liability law firm seeks a part-time personal injury litigation paralegal/legal assistant, with option to become full-time, if mutually desired. Work hours are 25 – 30 hours a week, Monday – Friday. Must have at least 3 years of personal injury litigation experience; knowledge of CasePeer, law practice management software; and preferably a bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate.

This position is presently a remote position, due to the pandemic, but will ultimately work on location in the office.

Pay is $15 -$19 per hour, plus bonus opportunities.

Skills

  • 3 years experience as a personal injury litigation paralegal
  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, GA Civil Procedure, local rules, court rules and procedures, practices, etc.
  • Familiarity with relevant laws in the areas of personal injury claims, motor vehicle accidents, and insurance
  • Familiarity with e-filing
  • Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office and legal software, preferably CasePeer
  • Knowledge of medical terms
  • Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Excellent people skills
  • Paralegal associates degree or other relevant certification

Responsibilities

  • Answer telephones
  • Draft letters, and emails
  • Input documentation into CasePeer
  • Maintain communication with clients, experts, doctors, etc.
  • Drafting correspondences, motions, discovery, and/or pleadings
  • Litigation intake
  • Assist attorneys with propounding & responding to discovery, and other discovery requests
  • Assist attorney with organization and preparing for depositions, mediations, arbitrations and trials
  • Compiling organizing, redacting, and labeling documents for production
  • Communicating with clients
  • Requesting and reviewing medical records
  • Creating medical chronologies
  • Proofreading
  • Drafting and preparing settlement disbursements
  • Conduct pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, communication with other law firms (attorneys/staff), etc.)
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Creating Trial Notebooks and Mediation/arbitration notebooks

If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, please follow the instructions listed below. APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

In addition to your Resume, please prepare a cover letter with no more than TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with personal injury clients and why you believe they are the most important qualities. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.”

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Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 – $19.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Hours per week:

Typical start time:

Typical end time:

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

Company’s website:

  • Clementslawgroup.com

Work Remotely:

  • Yes, temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings