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Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: bowling green
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationBowling Green - Bowling Green, KYPosition TypeFull TimeJob ShiftFirst ShiftJob CategoryLegal AdminCompany DescriptionHughes & Coleman Law Firm (H) is a growing plaintiff firm practicing personal injury law. Founded in Bowling Green, Kentucky, H has Kentucky offices in Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Lexington as well as in Tennessee; Nashville, Clarksville, Murfreesboro, Columbia, and Gallatin. The Firm currently employs approximately 175 team members. The Hughes & Coleman culture is proudly molded around exceeding the expectations of the Firm's clients through extraordinary service. SummaryThe Legal Assistant for the Litigation Department enhances attorney effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; tracking cases; and supporting attorney's trial proceedings.Essential FunctionsExtensive client contact including walk-ins Prepare and meet with clients regarding settlement documentsFile complaints, draft pleadings and schedule depositions and mediationPrepare and review written correspondence, including litigation documentsProvide analysis of medical records/bills and insurance information and write summaries Serve as liaison between clients, attorneys, and insurance companiesEnsure the accuracy and thoroughness of records and dataBalance the multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneouslyProvide general support to attorneysEnsure the efficient progression of each caseFollow practices and processes that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company standards, and serve the needs of our clients Demonstrate a commitment to a process of continuous improvementPerform other duties within the employee's training and skills as directed by Team Lead/Litigation AttorneyCompetencies and SkillsHigh School Diploma or equivalent requiredDisplay true passion for client and community serviceOne year of Personal Injury law experienceTwo years experience in legal office work One year experience in working Litigation filesCompetencies and SkillsHigh School Diploma or equivalent education/experience requiredTwo years experience in legal office work One year of Personal Injury law experienceOne year of experience working litigation files Proficient in Microsoft Office Products as applicableAbility to communicate effectively orally and in writingHighly organized with excellent follow up skillsAbility to professionally multitask and meet multiple deadlines simultaneouslyRespectful and provides a trustworthy source for clients, vendors, and coworkers Reliable and dependable in performing job-related tasks, finishing assigned projects, meeting deadlines and appointmentsStrong attention to detail and accuracySelf-motivated and driven to begin and complete tasksLeadership or Supervisory ResponsibilitiesDemonstrate personal accountabilityContribute towards the success of othersNo direct supervisionPhysical Demands, Work Environment and Other RequirementsProlonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerMust be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times, i.e. lifting reams of paperEqual Employment OpportunityAt Hughes & Coleman, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our Team Members, our products, and our community. The Firm is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.Other DutiesThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by Team Members assigned to this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, qualifications, or working conditions. Team Members are expected to maintain regular and consistent attendance and comply with the company's policies and procedures as a condition of employment.

Keywords: HUGHES & COLEMAN INJURY LAWYERS, Bowling Green , Litigation Legal Assistant, Other , bowling green, Kentucky

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