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Legal Assistant — Litigation — Jackson, MS

The candidate for this position assists and relieves lawyers and other legal personnel of administrative and clerical work by performing the following duties:


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Spanish speaking is a plus.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Ability to manage difficult and emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
  • High level of proficiency with Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Outstanding Organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to multi-task, ability work under pressure.
  • MUST be self-motivated and able to contribute to meeting deadlines.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Communicates with clients at least every 30 days.
  • Makes notes in GrowPath case management system of client contact conversations.
  • Prepares settlement and correspondence memorandums from lien holders for disbursements to client.
  • Compiles demand letters and mails them to insurance companies.
  • Completes escrow files where settlement monies are held in trust account.
  • Compiles final treatment information for the treating/released department.
  • Closes files after disbursement and sends provider checks and releases to insurance company.
  • Maintain and Organize files, calendars, correspondence, documents, and court deadlines.

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