Express in Everett is recruiting for a Paralegal position for a family-owned law firm in Everett. This is a direct-hire opportunity for someone who has a minimum of 5 years or more in personal injury law experience.
Location: Everett, WA
Pay: Earn up to $60,000 per year depending upon experience. The pay rate increases after the probationary period and is contingent upon work ethic and performance.
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Reception, including answering phones and greeting incoming clients
-Schedule, file, set up, and maintain case files
-Scan, copy, arrange, and file pleadings in superior court
-Conduct research to support legal proceedings
-Investigate facts and interview witnesses to help in the negotiation of legal disputes
-Communicate with clients, claims adjusters, and defense counsel
-Request, compile and summarize medical records and bills
-Draft demand letters
-Draft pleadings and discovery requests
-Assist with responses to discovery requests
-Preparation for arbitration and trial
-Maintain the cleanliness and professional appearance of the office
-Submit & answer Request for Proposals (RFP’s)
-Schedule depositions & other meetings
-Familiar with local county rules
-Flexible to work overtime as needed
How to be successful:
-Minimum of 5 years or more of personal injury law experience
-Strong work ethic, integrity, and honesty
-Experience using legal software
-Focus on Prelitigation experience
-Litigation Experience preferred
-Proficient in MS Office Suite with an emphasis in Excel
-Excellent customer service skills to interact with internal staff and external clients in a positive and courteous manner
-Ability to organize projects, prioritize workflow, and complete multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately
-Strong time-management skills
-Detail-oriented and highly organized with proven follow-up capabilities
-Communicate effectively on the telephone, in person, and in written correspondence
-Experience in Injury and family law
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality
Perks, and more:
-Competitive paid time off plan
-Paid holidays including 11 court Holidays (11 days) and any additional time the courts are closed
Interested? Apply today. We are open Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
For confidential consideration, we offer several ways to apply:
*Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
*Call/text our office at 425-339-8400 (Due to the current COVID restrictions we are doing phone or video interviews at this time)
*Click the link to schedule a 15-minute consultation with our recruiter: https://calendly.com/nikki-boyer/15min
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About Express Employment Professionals:
Express is known for being able to help find the type of job that is a perfect fit for employment goals, needs, and abilities, and we never charge a fee for our services and support. This is a FREE service for all job seekers! Express has a wide range of jobs that meet employment goals including Administrative, Commercial and Professional positions. In 2020 we put over 4200 people to work in Snohomish County!
Benefits Available to Eligible Express Associates:
*Holiday Pay (6 Days Observed)
*401(K) Retirement Savings Plan
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