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Paralegal - Workers Compensation

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PARALEGAL – WORKERS COMPENSATION

The candidate for this position is responsible for scheduling specific attorney’s meetings, depositions, hearings, mediations and trials by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and maintains specific attorney’s calendar and makes notes in the Needles system of client contact conversations.
  • Enter all litigation information into the Needles system (i.e. style of case and correct court) once Petition to Controvert has been filed.
  • Draft Petitions to Controvert, Discovery, Correspondence and other legal documents for Mississippi.
  • Communicate with clients, adverse parties, insurance adjusters (Defense paralegals and Defense attorneys) and MWCC (Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission)
  • Prepares settlement memorandums and POAs.
  • All legal duties as instructed by the specific attorney and Schwartz & Associates, P.A. protocol.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Associates Degree related to the legal field or a minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of comparable legal experience
  • 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.

Compensation is based on education and experience.

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