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Litigation Paralegal

Company: Liakas Law, P.C.
Location: New York
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Job Description:

> > NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE, WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS IN THAT MANNER. YOU MUST ALSO APPLY VIA THIS AD, WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS IN ANY OTHER MANNER. Please read this ad fully before applying. We will automatically reject those that do not.If work is merely a means to a paycheck for you then read no further. Apply to join--Liakas Law, P.C.--to become an integral part of our customer service team.We are looking for a Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal with at least 2 years of experience. Are you our next superstar team member Here is how we define a a superstar team member: Warmth, professionalism, sincerity and a welcoming attitude come naturally to you whether speaking to our clients on the phone or greeting them in our office.You are grace under pressure when handling our high volume of calls.You impress our clients with your competence as well as your ability to sympathize with their situation.You must think on your feet because when working in a client-service business not everything is cut and dry.You should be tech savvy and confident handling new computer and phone systems, and you are proficient using Microsoft Office/Office 365.You are a highly organized multi-tasker who works well in a fast-paced environment.Communication must be a skill you have mastered- whether speaking or listening.--Bilingual English / Spanish is not required but is preferred. Liakas Law, P.C.--is a premier personal injury law firm, determined to do the hard work that is necessary to achieve optimal results. Our lawyers are proven trial attorneys who proactively prepare every case for trial, beginning on the first day of our relationship with each client. We know the tactics the insurance companies use to minimize their expenses and settle claims for much less than full value. Our legal team leverages--technology and our resources to counter those tactics. We know that success takes more than just investigating the facts, we anticipate the opposition and obtain the necessary experts to provide testimony and evidence to proactively build a strong case from the outset. Because of our thoroughness and history of success, other attorneys refer their seriously injured clients to us. We also frequently serve as trial counsel for other law firms. We are building something special here and It is truly an awesome place to work! People are treated fairly and given many opportunities to grow and learn. We strive to maintain a peaceful and healthy work environment. We are a busy law firm with many clients who always need our help and deserve our best . We value a strong work ethic and take pride in how competent we are at our individual jobs and in how well we treat our clients. We expect you to be choosy about where you decide to work and guess what We are just as particular about who we hire to join our family. If we decide to consider you for hire you will be required to go through several interviews. You will have to provide us with several references all of whom we will speak with at great length about you. And if we both decide that it is a match made in heaven you will participate in several weeks of training to make absolutely, positively sure that it is a match made in heaven.--We work hard and collaborate on almost everything. No one working for just a paycheck will make it. We will look for what charges you in what we do and try to get you there - you must LOVE coming to work.--A cheerful disposition and an eagerness to help people are prerequisites. If you think you are the superstar we have been looking for, then read on for the description of duties and qualifications as well as how to apply for this position. Also upload your resume/CV and include a cover letter describing the single most compelling reason why you should be our next receptionist extraordinaire. We like being wowed! And if we like what we see we will contact you about next steps. The position will require an ability to conduct a variety of tasks to support clients, lawyers, and staff.-- *LABOR LAW / CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE PREFERRED* Responsibilities:Draft Summons and ComplaintsBill of ParticularsDiscovery Responses and DemandsSettlement Packets/DemandsDiscovery and Summary Judgment MotionsSubpoenasBuild and keep good relationships with clients, providers and parties involvedObtain signatures from partiesUtilization of case management software;Data entry including placing notes into the firm client management system; update case filesKeep meticulous records;--Develop and implement organized filing systems;--Organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing systems;Make sure that paperwork is correctMakes sure that all signatures are--obtained in a timely mannerupdate clients and other parties on status--Help clients or other parties fill out--various--formsSchedule appointments and events including car service;Greet and assist onsite guests--with a positive, helpful attitude, providing them a professional welcome, going above and beyond in their service approach;Handling high volume of calls, screening and directing calls to the appropriate persons;Provide general office support and assistance in completing miscellaneous projects as needed;Copying/scanning/filing/faxing, client interaction and team support;Assisting with a variety of administrative tasksPerform all other office tasksLegal fact and basic legal researchAssist with case managementOrganize and electronically file pleadingsCoordinate and schedule calendars Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.The candidate MUST possess the following:Excellent communication with customer service experienceExcellent people skills;Excellent attitude;Dedicated and hard-working;Desire to learn;Strong attention to detailProfessional and pleasant personalityAble to answer phones and other general office tasks;Able to screen calls;Consistent, professional dress and manner.Have extraordinary interpersonal and organizational skills;Be able to efficiently multitask and prioritize work quickly; be self-sufficient in a very fast-paced environmentBe responsible and must be able represent the firm in a manner befitting a top New York Law Firm;Reliability and timelinessTolerate dealing with demanding clientsAble to contribute positively as part of a team, helping out with various tasks as required.The right candidate has opportunities to advance. This is a fast paced environment with room to grow.--Ability to speak Spanish is not required but is preferred. A Cover letter is an opportunity to link your individual skills and experience to the job posted above. Applications without cover letter will NOT be considered. Job Type:Full-time Schedule:Monday to Friday0900 - 530pm EST Compensation:$45,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year depending on experience--EEO StatementLiakas Law, P.C.--provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Liakas Law, P.C. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Liakas Law, P.C.--expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of--Liakas Law, P.C. employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting attorneys in all stages of litigation matters. This candidate should feel comfortable conducting research, doing data entry, scheduling, maintaining case files, and completing other ad-hoc requests, as needed.--

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