Paralegal Workers Comp Defense.
Requires: 3-5 years of paralegal experience; knowledge of workers compensation law and Pennsylvania WCAIS.
Our client is a thriving, boutique law firm specializing in workers compensation defense services for employers and insurance companies in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The firm seeks a skilled paralegal with 3-5 years of experience and a thorough understanding of workers compensation law and case management.
The work can usually be performed remotely; however occasional on-site presence in the Philadelphia office may be required when needed possible few days per month.
Responsibilities of the Paralegal Workers Comp Defense:
Serve as legal team liaison to client representatives, third parties, and outside counsel to effectively manage flow and accuracy of information
Attain necessary documents and facts enabling financial decisions; intake case details including medical summaries
Drafting & proofreading correspondence & discoveries, pleadings, arbitration memos
Assist with sending and responding to written discovery, including interrogatories
Organize, maintain and supervise document collection for assigned cases and firm attorneys
Routinely review and follow-up on client deadlines and calendar appointments.
Consistently complete assigned tasks within required timeframes and deadlines.Qualifications:
Qualifications of the Paralegal - Workers Comp Defense:
3- 5 years in a law firm working with Workers Compensation Defense cases
Experience with Pennsylvania WCAIS
Qualified to perform substantive legal work; certification by NALA, NFPA or another professional paralegal program a plus
Experienced and knowledgeable in assessing plaintiffs cases and evaluating medical summaries
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Methodical, detail-oriented, accurate
Able to work on site in Philadelphia office as needed
Exceptional work ethic, proactive and team-orientedWhy is This a Great Opportunity:
Warm and engaging team and corporate culture with work-life balance. (Position predominantly remote)