Personal Injury Paralegal

Top Firm Seeks a Skilled Paralegal to Join a Growing Team

  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • $45,000 - $65,000
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A bit about us:

Seeking a Paralegal - Personal Injury/Litigation for small but fast-paced and financially sound and growing law practice.

The successful candidate will work alongside the firm's founder to help establish the law firm's new Personal Injury practice area.

The law firm maintains a diverse set of legal practice areas, but this position will focus specifically on Personal Injury/Litigation. The successful candidate will provide support to one senior attorney, who is the firm founder/owner. The paralegal will be supported by an intake specialist/office assistant and is surrounded by other talented paralegals and attorneys in other practice areas.

Why join us?

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate; in addition, the firm provides health care and retirement benefits.

Job Details

Paralegal - Personal Injury/Litigation Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple complex cases at the same time and set priorities, including but not limited to:

Screening potential cases and assessing quality of cases.
Performing research.
Reviewing and managing case-related documentation.
Working with opposing counsel and insurance companies.
Calendaring for attorney, including setting client consultations, conferences, and Court dates.
Meeting all deadlines, including timely filings with the Court.
Drafting and mailing correspondence, complaints, motions, discovery and other litigation pleadings.
Coordinating the gathering of information, documents, and evidence from clients and prepare trial notebooks and organize exhibits.
Maintaining the physical file.
In-trial legal support.
Demonstrated ability to manage the business and customer service aspects of the firm, including but not limited to:

Calling back prospective clients immediately and properly capturing and inputting data.
Using case management system for all significant firm activities, and maintaining detailed and accurate daily billable and non-billable hours;
Excellent communication with existing clients to include timely return of phone calls and email correspondence.
Excellent writing skills, including grammar and proper formatting, as well as excellent phone etiquette and detailed note-taking.

Knowledge of personal injury legal process, including litigation.

A minimum of two years experience as a paralegal or legal assistant in the field of persona injury is preferred, including some experience in a small or mid-sized law firm.

Personal Attributes:

You are personable, very approachable, and have excellent phone and in-person demeanor.
You are a transparent communicator and work well in small team environment.
You are a take-charge person with the ability to handle difficult clients or situations and calm under pressure.
You have a self-directed work style. You take direction well, but it’s not necessary for you to be successful.
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Job Details
Virginia Beach, VA
Job Type
$45,000 - $65,000