Litigation Attorney

Employer
ChasenBoscolo Injury Lawyers
Location
Greenbelt, MD
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionAre you interested in helping others? Are you committed to personal and compassionate client care? ChasenBoscolo, a highly rated personal injury firm with offices in Maryland and Virginia, is seeking litigation support attorneys who believe in the importance of individualized care, support, and counsel. This is a great opportunity to work with and learn from experienced litigators.At ChasenBoscolo, we have been fighting injustice for over 30 years. We always put our clientsA cents € (TM) needs first, and weA cents € (TM) re looking for good people who will do the same. Candidates we seek will be ready to tackle fast-paced work and interaction with our clients, who are often victims of serious injuries. The job is challenging but rewarding, and successful applicants will be ready and willing to learn from the experience. If youA cents € (TM) re a team player who shares our dedication to excellence, youA cents € (TM) ll be a great fit with us.A litigation support attorney, using methods provided by the firm, ensures that the clientA cents € (TM) s legal file contains all of the information necessary for an attorney to fully protect their rights and to secure the maximum amount of compensation for them. Duties are performed through contact with the client, attorneys, insurance carriers and various municipal and judicial entities, as well as by written communication, investigation and preparation of legal documents.At the direction of an attorney, essential duties and responsibilities include:Provide outstanding client servicePrepare and file legal documents, including summons, complaints, affidavits and discovery, and exhibitsOrganize documents, pleadings folders and coordinate document productionConduct various document searches and factual researchPrepare witness and matter materials for case preparation, including mediation and trialCoordinate, schedule, calendar, and attend discovery appearances, including depositionsCoordinate, schedule, calendar, and attend appearances such as pre-trial, mediation and trialSchedule and ensure service upon all partiesAssist with preparation of discovery responsesPrepare and file settlement and dismissal documentsMaintain history of clientsA cents € (TM) injuries by gathering and summarizing medical recordsMaintain contact with insurance carrier and counselMaintain accurate record of case expenses, payments made and outstanding costsClerical duties such as preparing correspondence, filing, processing incoming and outgoing mailDesired Skills and ExperienceJuris Doctorate (JD) degree from an ABA approved school1-2 years of litigation experienceActive license and be in good standing with the Maryland, DC or Virginia Bar as well as any other state Bar where a license has been heldDemonstrated ability to manage relationships with both internal and external customersDemonstrated knowledge of state legal system and lawDemonstrated strong professional ethics, reliability and accountabilityDemonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)WorkersA cents € (TM) compensation and/or personal injury experience preferredBilingual (English/Spanish) a plusCompany DescriptionJust like we believe in treating our clients like family, we believe our employees are a family, too. We think the most efficient way to form bonds that allow us to best represent our clients comes from counting on your coworkers to help you win the lip sync battle at our annual Mid-Year Meeting, or cheering you on to victory in our mini-Masters tournament.Of course, we"re not all friendly competitionA cents € "we pride ourselves on our relationships with our local community and spend countless hours a year volunteering with charities all over the DMV. We make it a priority to create an inspiring work environment for our firm, and we"re proud to be named one of The Washington Post"s 2016 Top Workplaces.If you are a self-motivated individual interested in working in a friendly, supportive environment, we encourage you to join our team.