Now hiring a Legal Assistant that specializes in Workers' Compensation for a law firm in Belford, NJ. As a Workers' Compensation Legal Assistant you will have an opportunity to collaborate with experienced professionals at one of the state's largest injury-focused plaintiffs' firms.
Perks & Benefits:
Health Insurance, Life Insurance, LTD Insurance
2 weeks vacation after 1 year (or 1 week after 6 months), 3 weeks after 5 years, etc.
6 personal/sick days
401K/profit sharing plan
Schedule: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Preparing and drafting legal documents including, but not limited to, complaints, motions, briefs, and correspondences
E-filing in NJ courts
Maintaining firm files
Answering office phones and communicating with clients
Communicating with insurance companies to gather documents
Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Previous experience working with petitioners'-side Workers' Compensation matters in NJ a plus
Experience e-filing in NJ courts preferred
Experience using Adobe Acrobat and Trial Works a plus
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
No Degree Required
2+ years of experience working in a law firm as a Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, or Paralegal required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) required
Must have a professional demeanor to work and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Must be computer savvy and have strong organizational and communication skills
Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently
Apply to this posting and please be sure to attach your resume.
If you are a fit for this role a member of our team will contact you to schedule an interview and discuss this opportunity.
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