The candidate for this position assists injured clients with filing legal complaints, offers legal advice, prepares legal documents, and represents his/her client in court by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Answers client’s questions and guides him or her through the personal injury process.
Ensures proper legal representation in all auto accident and premise liability cases.
Works with experts and partners to evaluate the merits of a potential case an develop case theories.
Prepares witnesses and claimants for hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and other proceedings.
Takes depositions of the claimant, physicians, medical experts, and other parties.
Conducts discovery, and drafts pleadings, findings of fact, motions, briefs, opinions and other legal documents.
Negotiates settlements on behalf of the claimant.
Any other duties, as assigned, and as related to the duties of the position.
Four (4) year College Degree from an accredited College or University; three (3) years of Law School and have obtained a Mississippi license to practice law by passing the bar exam and be in good standing with the Mississippi Bar; three (3) to five (5) years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Spanish speaking is a plus.
Ability to read and comprehend simple and complex instructions, short and long correspondence, and memos. Ability to convey information in a clear, concise, and logical manner. Ability to effectively advocate a position or a cause.
Ability to draft effective legal documents such as motions, briefs, memorandums, resolutions, and legal agreements. Ability to develop logical thinking, organization, and problem-solving abilities.
Compensation is based on education and experience.
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