Workers Compensation Paralegal
Randstad is seeking an experienced Workers Compensation Paralegal for a permanent opportunity in downtown Charleston. The salary is $35,000-$42,500 based on education and experience. We are looking for candidates with at least 3 years of workers compensation experience.
*Established and Reputable Firm
*Friendly Work Environment
In this role, you will review intake documents to ensure all information necessary to open a case has been gathered (and takes the appropriate steps to obtain any missing information) before sending the Intake Department a request to complete the case opening. You will also research coverage for workers compensation claims. This information must be entered into system before asking the Intake Department to complete the case opening process.You will generate required workers compensation forms and documents, transcribe dictation, revise or draft documents as directed by supervising attorneys including, but not limited to, briefs, APAs, correspondence, demands, settlement documents and correspondence in a timely fashion. You will keep thorough documentation of notes in Trialworks and complete various tasks as assigned by attorneys in a timely fashion. You will be responsible for managing the scheduling of attorney calendars by sending requests to the legal assistant (and following up on the same) for client meetings, doctor meetings, IMEs, depositions, meditations, hearings, etc. You will process client mileage reimbursement forms and maintain custody of the physical file. File and update records, correspondence and file documents in an orderly and organized manner per established office procedures.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
*Ability to be a proactive self-starter, who understands the details within a much larger context and demonstrates good judgment.
*Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.
*Ability to identify and solve problems, work independently, and take initiative.
*Must be team-oriented and collaborative.
*Must demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of the firm's internal and personnel affairs.
*Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including firm leadership, management and support staff.
*Must exhibit high energy, enthusiasm and positive attitude; articulate and confident.
*Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment.
*3 plus years of prior Workers Compensation Paralegal experience
*Associates in Paralegal Studies or Bachelors degree preferred
*Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
*Strong project management skills.
*Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
*Familiarity with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and scheduling in Outlook
Please attach a current copy of your resume (Word document preferred).
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