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PERSONAL INJURY PARALEGAL/LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP - Wilmington, DE


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Company: Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

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Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, one of Delaware’s largest and most respected law firms with its headquarters in the heart of Wilmington in Rodney Square, is seeking motivated and experienced candidates to fill a full-time Hybrid Paralegal/LAA position in our Personal Injury section. This position specializes in auto cases.

 

This is a non-exempt, on-site, full-time position, with 8:30 am-5 pm schedule.

Summary:  Paralegal/LAA provides a full-cycle case management and support; reports to and works with the attorney(s) on the cases within the Personal Injury section.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • New client intakes and factual case investigation
  • Direct client contact; office appointments, discovery, case monitoring
  • Medical records requests; review and organization
  • Investigative document requests – Police Reports, FOIA requests
  • Case outlines strategy with attorney
  • Cultivate relationships with case specific medical, economic & forensic experts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word for preparation of correspondence, pleadings, etc.
  • Manage client insurance matters (PIP, healthcare liens, Medicare, Medicaid)
  • Demand package and/or medical expense exhibits
  • Settlement negotiations in conjunction with supervising attorney
  • Negotiate healthcare liens post-settlement
  • Pleading preparation; initial suit papers, discovery request or responses, motions, affidavits, petitions, etc.
  • Deposition outline, summaries, strategy as needed in conjunction with supervising attorney
  • Mediation Statements and related ADR matters
  • Trial preparation for pre-trial and post-trial pleadings
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for trial. Maintain case calendar.  Prepare necessary case files. Attend trial hearings.
  • Arrange for service of summonses and subpoenas
  • Document production; typing from handwritten copies, dictation software, and voice-mails;
  • Compose blacklines comparing two documents; convert MS Word to PDF/PDF to MS Word documents.
  • Type and proofread medical documents, legal descriptions, memoranda, correspondence, articles, forms and emails.
  • Monitor all activity in assigned cases and respond accordingly, i.e. calendaring, updates to distribution lists, etc.
  • Send faxes, make copies, scan and import documents into FileSite, send mail by FedEx, Certified Mail, Hand Delivery.
  • E-file with Superior Court & Court of Common Pleas.
  • Perform basic accounting procedures and billing.
  • Adjust to changing conditions, workload, procedures and duties.

Requirements:

  • Previous Personal Injury/Auto Cases Paralegal experience of 3-5 years is required.
  • A college degree is required.
  • Strong technology skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, communicate clearly in writing and verbally, and to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Superior attention to detail; organization skills; flexibility and dependability; motivation.
  • Availability for overtime.

 

We offer a beautiful facility; salary commensurate with skill level and experience; and excellent benefit package, including immediate coverage under our medical, dental & vision plans, parking/commuting allowance, 401K plan and generous paid time off. 

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and cover letter with your salary expectations to [email protected].

 

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