A bit about us:
Based in Colorado, our client is a well-established and respected law firm specializing in personal injury law. With a track record of success and a commitment to delivering exceptional legal services, we are dedicated to advocating for the rights and well-being of our clients. We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Personal Injury Paralegal to join our team and help us continue to provide outstanding representation to our clients.
Why join us?
Want to work for a well-established, multi-location legal firm that values work/life balance & takes on top cases in personal injury? We hope so!
- Multiple offices, with great stability & caseload!
- Work/life balance
- Upward mobility - some have made Partner here just recently!
- No minimum billable hours!
- Health insurance, Flexible spending account, Health savings account, Life insurance!
The Personal Injury Paralegal at [Law Firm Name] is responsible for providing essential legal support to attorneys handling personal injury cases. You will assist in various aspects of case management, including client communication, document preparation, legal research, and administrative tasks, to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the firm's personal injury practice.
Client Communication: Maintain regular contact with clients, providing updates on case progress and answering their questions and concerns.
Case Management: Assist attorneys in organizing and managing case files, including tracking important deadlines, appointments, and court dates.
Document Preparation: Draft and prepare legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and discovery requests, ensuring accuracy and compliance with legal procedures.
Legal Research: Conduct legal research to support attorneys in case preparation, including gathering information on relevant laws, regulations, and precedents.
Record Keeping: Maintain organized and up-to-date electronic and physical case files, ensuring easy retrieval of information when needed.
Witness Coordination: Assist in identifying and coordinating witnesses for depositions, interviews, and court appearances.
Trial Preparation: Prepare trial exhibits, assist in developing trial strategy, and coordinate with experts and witnesses for trial.
Administrative Tasks: Handle administrative duties, including scheduling appointments, managing attorney calendars, and processing legal documents and correspondence.
Billing: Assist in preparing and reviewing client invoices and tracking billable hours.
Compliance: Ensure that all case-related activities adhere to ethical and professional standards, including maintaining client confidentiality.
Associate's degree in Paralegal Studies or related field (Bachelor's degree preferred).
Paralegal certification is a plus.
Previous experience as a paralegal, particularly in personal injury law, is highly desirable.
Proficiency in legal research and document preparation.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with attorneys and clients.
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
Familiarity with legal software and technology.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Compassionate and empathetic approach when interacting with clients.