Temp-to-hire Entry-Level Paralegal (VA)

Employer
Legal E
Location
Vienna, Virginia
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
Apr 17, 2019
Closes
Apr 18, 2019
Industry
Law
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

TEMP-TO-HIRE ENTRY-LEVEL PARALEGAL

LOCATION: Vienna, VA (metro-accessible and offers free parking)

HOURS: Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. with 1 hour (unpaid) for lunch

***Firm observes a 35-hour work week

Full-service law firm seeks a bright recent college graduate with an interest in legal to join their Northern Virginia office and provide support to one Junior Associate and one Senior Associate (civil litigation and workers’ compensation defense) on a temp-to-hire basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Breaking down, organizing, and summarizing new files
  • Claim/fact investigations
  • Priors checks
  • Reviewing and responding to incoming mail
  • Witness interviews
  • Subpoenas to witnesses
  • Drafting reports to clients
  • Drafting pleadings
  • Drafting interrogatories and other discovery
  • Medical records abstracts
  • Summary of ratings and awards
  • Analyzing claims and making recommendations for actions on the file
  • Collecting medical records and reviewing video surveillance
  • Requesting transcripts
  • Communicating with clients (phone calls, letters, e-mail) regarding general questions and specific files
  • Preparing medical records and occasionally, letters to doctors
  • Processing and following up on invoices (ex: for medical records or transcripts) for payment
  • Answering incoming phone calls when attorneys’ secretary is away from the desk
  • Other duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 preferred)
  • Some legal experience and familiarity with legal terminology preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Positive attitude
  • Proactive approach
  • Professional demeanor

Please submit your resume in Word format to sstrauss@mylegale.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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