Legal Assistant - posted 2/11/19

Legal Assistant - posted 2/11/19

Company Name: 
Hughes & Coleman
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Columbia
TN
Salary Range: 
DOE plus eligible for Monthly and Quarterly bonuses
Job Summary: 

SUMMARY
The Legal Assistant for the Pre-Lit Department enhances attorney effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; tracking cases; and supporting attorney's trial proceedings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow practices and processes that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company standards, and serve the needs of our clients. This includes a commitment to a process of continuous improvement.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures, including but not limited to, the company’s attendance policy.
  • Extensive client contact including walk-ins
  • Prepare and meet with clients regarding settlement documents
  • Prepare and review written correspondence, including litigation documents
  • Provide analysis of medical records/bills and insurance information
  • Serves as liaison between clients, attorneys and insurance companies
  • Ensures the accuracy and thoroughness of records and data
  • Balance multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously
  • Provide general support to attorneys
  • Ensure the efficient progression of each case
  • Perform other duties within the employee’s training and skills as directed by Core Leader
Requirements or Qualifications: 
LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES • No supervisory responsibilities EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • High School Diploma or equivalent required. • Display true passion for client and community service • Two years experience in legal office work • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate professionally, verbally and in written form with clients • Ability to work independently without regular direct supervision PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS • Office environment • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Application Process: 
email resume to Lori Lloyd-Belton at Llloyd-Belton@hughesandcoleman.com
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: 
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