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Medical Malpractice Paralegal

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team of professionals dedicated to treating clients like family? Our organization is growing and seeking an experienced Medical Malpractice Paralegal to ensure the effective advancement of our increasing caseload. 

Our ideal candidate is a forward-thinking person that excels at paying close attention to detail while always keeping the big picture in mind. In addition, our ideal candidate must be highly self-motivated, team-oriented, results-driven, and solution-focused. If you have the ability to provide a consistent performance, take ownership, think on your feet, multi-task, and be organized, this is the job for you. 

As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to help an expanding law firm thrive and make a real difference in the lives of our clients every day. If this sounds like a job you’d love, apply today! 

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist attorneys with projects and client-related matters. 
  • Maintain clear lines of communication with clients, counsel, court, and others. 
  • Organize and maintain client files in the case management system. 
  • Prepare legal documents, including but not limited to, pleadings, motions, and legal memoranda, ensuring exceptional spelling, grammar, format, and content. 
  • Conduct legal research and factual investigation. 
  • Analyze statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes, documents, and other relevant data to advance case preparation and determine causes of action. 
  • Coordinate and summarize depositions. 
  • File documents with the court. 
  • Assist attorneys with discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses. 
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes. 
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices. 
  • Participate in calendar management, docketing, and preparation for depositions, mediations, and trials. 
  • Communicate with administrative team to ensure that correspondence, client education, and other literature are mailed to clients. 
  • Facilitate timekeeping, transcription, and scheduling. 
  • Assist with settlement preparation. 
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Managing Attorney to meet the ongoing needs of the firm. 

 

Requirements and Additional Information: 

  • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, terminology, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures. 
  • Experience with depositions, mediations, and hearings. 
  • Advanced proficiency with the use of technology, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite, cloud-based case management software, and computer-based legal research. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and organized work approach. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and address multiple projects with a high level of quality and productivity. 
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills. 
  • Capacity to learn, adapt, and manage a workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to compile, review, classify, prioritize, analyze, and present data effectively. 
  • Willingness to work cooperatively. 
  • Dependability, initiative, and concern for the needs of the firm. 
  • High degree of data entry accuracy. 
  • Commitment to providing high-quality legal assistance and building credibility with clients. 

 

Education and Qualifications: 

  • Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training, and/or an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. (preferred) 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in medical malpractice. (required)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $50,000 – $70,000 (commensurate with experience)

To apply, submit resume, cover letter, and relevant writing samples to kevinm@getstewart.com.

Intake Specialist

The Intake Specialist begins the integral process of creating case files by signing up new clients and ensuring that all of their relevant information is thoroughly and accurately obtained so that the Pre-Litigation Team can readily dive into new cases. The Intake Specialist serves as the first point of contact for the firm’s clients.

Our ideal candidate has a strong presence on the phone, enjoys being a listener, and is a true go-getter who is not afraid to embrace a sales mindset. Our ideal candidate is a team player that appreciates and understands that how we work together internally has a direct impact on how we are perceived externally. In addition, our ideal candidate must be highly self-motivated, results-driven, and solution-focused. If you have the ability to provide a consistent performance, take ownership, think on your feet, multi-task, pay close attention to detail, and be organized, this is the job for you.

As an Intake Specialist you’ll have an opportunity to help an expanding law firm thrive and make a real difference in the lives of our clients every day. If this sounds like a job you’d love, apply today!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Answer initial inquiries from prospective clients.
  • Conduct preliminary screening of inquiries, including, but not limited to, personal injury, medical malpractice, social security, wrongful termination, and workers’ compensation.
  • Determine if there is a legal aspect to a prospective client’s problem and if the client qualifies and meets the predefined criteria for the case type at hand, making sure that the client feels heard and understood.
  • Open files for new clients in the case management system and prepare physical files for preliminary legal action.
  • Assist with the maintenance of calendars, tasks, and workflows in the case management system and CRM software.
  • Develop reports in the case management system and CRM software.
  • Assist with evidence/information gathering and research in order to efficiently develop new cases.
  • Communicate with administrative team to ensure that correspondence, client education, and other literature are delivered to potential new clients that qualify for preliminary legal action.
  • Perform in-person sign-ups on an as-needed basis.
  • Participate in marketing initiatives such as conducting client surveys and tracking referral source data in order to improve retention rates and client acquisition strategies.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Intake Manager.

Requirements and Additional Information:

  • Four-year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Call center experience is a plus.
  • CRM software experience is a plus.
  • Case management software experience is a plus.
  • Sales experience is a plus.
  • Legal industry experience is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and organized work approach.
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Capacity to learn and adapt.
  • Ability to compile, review, classify, prioritize, analyze, and present data effectively.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality and professional assistance.
  • Willingness to work cooperatively.
  • Dependability, initiative, and concern for the needs of the client.
  • High degree of computer data entry accuracy.
  • Proficiency with the use of technology, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office suite and computer-based, legal research.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $27,000 – $36,000 (commensurate with experience)

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to kevinm@getstewart.com.

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