One of the nations leading personal injury law firms continues to expand and is adding to it's staff. As a Pre-Litigation Legal Assistant you will manage the day-to-day tasks on cases, from intake to litigation. Matching administrative staff with compatible attorneys is one of the many things that contribute to this firms low turnover and success.Responsibilities:* Conducts Intake interviews with new clients, records relevant information, obtains required documents, and assists Attorney or Claims Consultant in evaluating merits of a case.* Researches and investigates facts of incident to provide Attorney or Claims Consultant with necessary data.* Obtains, reviews, and organizes medical records, police reports, and other documents related to the cases.* Performs administrative tasks, such as typing correspondence, copying, faxing, opening and distributing mail.* Frequently communicates with clients, adjusters, and healthcare providers either in person, by letter or email, and by phone.* Responds to questions regarding legal issues and case status.* Manages and negotiates liens, including liens associated with ERISA, Medicare, Medicaid, and workers compensation.* Prepares written reports or summaries of case information. Drafts legal documents including letters, pleadings, and affidavits.* Maintains files and records associated with each case, both physical and electronic.* Documents file appropriately with updated information on the case.* Coordinates calendar of activities associated with each case. Contacts all parties related to the case to keep them informed of upcoming events and to confirm appointment details.* Assists attorney or Claims Consultant, as needed, in preparation for meetings, client closings, appointments, etc.* Complies with Firm policies and procedures related to client interaction, case management, and utilization of the case management program.Requirements:* GED or High School Diploma required.* Minimum of 2 years of experience in Legal Assisting, Certification or Degree in Paralegal Studies, or an equivalent combination of skills and experience.* Superior customer service skills, professionalism, and strong verbal and written communication skills.* Excellent interpersonal skills for frequent communication with clients, staff and other attorneys.* Excellent attention to detail with the ability to multi-task.* Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence, diversity and inclusion.