Litigation Legal Assistant - posted 2/11/19

Litigation Legal Assistant - posted 2/11/19

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

SUMMARY
The Legal Assistant for the Litigation 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
  • Prepare settlement documents
  • File complaints
  • Draft pleadings
  • Schedule depositions and mediations
  • Prepare and review written correspondence, including litigation documents • Provide analysis of medical records/bills and insurance information and write summaries • Serves as liaison between clients, attorneys and insurance companies
  • Ensures the accuracy and thoroughness of records and data
  • Balance the 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 • One year of Personal Injury law experience • Two years experience in legal office work • One year experience in working Litigation files • 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: 
100% paid parking. Full benefits available after 60 days. Note that you're a NALA member.