Administrative Paralegal

Employer
Simeone & Miller, LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 16, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
717775912
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Simeone & Miller, LLP is a six-attorney law firm located in Washington, DC, focusing primarily on personal injury cases. We are looking for an administrative paralegal to work directly with other paralegals, attorneys and clients. No experience is required, but it may be helpful.The paralegal will assist the firm, paralegals, office managers and attorneys and also be responsible for a small caseload of personal injury and other matters. Primary tasks include:Answering phones and taking new case calls and screening potential new cases;Sorting, organizing, and filing mail and faxes;Maintaining office work stations and copier room;Meeting with potential clients;Assist with the pre-litigation workup of cases, including ordering police reports, ordering and following up with medical bills and records, filing, contacting witnesses, and corresponding with insurance companies;Drafting demand letters and other correspondence;Assisting in the disbursement of settled cases, including checking outstanding medical balances, and corresponding with health insurance companies;Assist with the drafting of complaints and other pleadings;Corresponding with courts and other attorneys' offices;Assisting paralegals and attorneys in regard to trials, depositions and other court appearances; and, most importantly;Maintaining excellent client relations.The administrative paralegal will work directly with other paralegals, office managers, partners and attorneys and have frequent client contact. The position offers an upbeat and exciting work environment, comprehensive training, and an excellent opportunity to learn about the practice of law. The firm will assist the paralegal in providing excellent client service and achieving great client results, at trial or through settlement. The manager and partners are available for assistance whenever needed and the firm strives to provide an enjoyable work environment by eliminating drama, working to minimize stress, and providing support and guidance.The position will provide health insurance, long term disability insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and an opportunity for bonuses. Salary will be commensurate with experience.Applicants should have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, want responsibility, willing to work hard, be interested in learning about the legal field, and have exceptional people skills. Applicants should also be a team player and have a positive attitude.Interested applicants should submit a resume and, if available, a writing sample. Thank you.Job Type: Full-timePay: $41,000.00 - $43,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Health insurance* Paid time offSchedule:* Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

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