Paralegal

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Location
Lakeland, Florida
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 45,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_33815
Contact
Melissa Tomachesky, Spherion
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Job Description

Provide a broad range of administrative support and service to the Firm's attorneys and legal team and service to the Firm's clients and others. Candidate must be able to work in a high volume, fast paced, work environment. Has organizational skills, is detail oriented and has the ability to multitask while management their time independently.

Responsibilities:
??? Must be able to work independently and without constant supervision.
??? Must be a thorough, persistent problem solver.
??? Must use out-of-the-box thinking to proactively assist in pursuing plaintiff personal injury cases.
??? Must have the ability to balance a number of tasks in an efficient fashion using good time management principals, specifically including the ability to prioritize assignments, follow-up, and respond to and meet project deadlines while avoiding multitasking.
??? Must work amiably and well with the Legal and Admin Team.
??? Must be proficient with computers and related software, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
??? Must report directly to and work directly with the Firm???s Attorneys.
??? Must be able to meet/exceed monthly goals.
??? Be an effective liaison between Firm???s attorneys and clients
??? Prepare and manage all correspondence, including legal correspondences
??? Organize and track case files
??? File pleadings with courts and e-service defense
??? Prepare for trials and exhibit exchanges
??? Negotiate settlements with lien holders, and medical providers
??? Facilitate closing with clients
??? Other job duties as required

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- 1-5 + years working as a Paralegal
- An understanding of Medical Terminology
- Proficient in MS Office and Outlook

Education:
No Degree Required

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
??? Experience with working knowledge of Needles, Inc. ??? Case Management is preferred
??? Knowledge of litigation procedures
??? Ability to management multiple priorities in a faced paced office environment
??? Time management skills
??? Solid customer/client service skills
??? Good communications skill; both written and verbal
??? Interpersonal skills

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