Litigation Attorney

Employer
ChasenBoscolo Injury Lawyers
Location
Greenbelt, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Are 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 clients' needs first, and we'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 you're a team player who shares our dedication to excellence, you'll be a great fit with us. A litigation support attorney, using methods provided by the firm, ensures that the client'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 service Prepare and file legal documents, including summons, complaints, affidavits and discovery, and exhibits Organize documents, pleadings folders and coordinate document production Conduct various document searches and factual research Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation, including mediation and trial Coordinate, schedule, calendar, and attend discovery appearances, including depositions Coordinate, schedule, calendar, and attend appearances such as pre-trial, mediation and trial Schedule and ensure service upon all parties Assist with preparation of discovery responses Prepare and file settlement and dismissal documents Maintain history of clients' injuries by gathering and summarizing medical records Maintain contact with insurance carrier and counsel Maintain accurate record of case expenses, payments made and outstanding costs Clerical duties such as preparing correspondence, filing, processing incoming and outgoing mail Desired Skills and Experience Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an ABA approved school 1-2 years of litigation experience Active 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 held Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with both internal and external customers Demonstrated knowledge of state legal system and law Demonstrated strong professional ethics, reliability and accountability Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) Workers' compensation and/or personal injury experience preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus Company Description Just 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†(TM) re not all friendly competitionâ€"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†(TM) re proud to be named one of The Washington Post†(TM) 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.