- Location: Woodland Hills
- Sector: Legal
- Employment type: Permanent
- Date posted: Mar 18, 2017
- Closes: Apr 8, 2017
WC LEGAL ASSISTANT NEEDED:
Well-established Woodland Hills Workers Compensation law firm specializing in representing injured workers seeking an experienced legal assistant to perform paralegal and hearing rep duties. MUST have extensive WC experience, with 5+ years of claims handling or paralegal activities; be knowledgeable about WC benefits and law [old and SB899]. Position requires a person who has meticulous work habits; is organized [to an obsession]; and possesses excellent communication and advocacy skills. Spanish-speaking is a plus, though not necessary. Will be responsible for managing a caseload, with extensive interaction with clients, doctors, opposing counsel and claims adjustors. Will be required to learn proprietary case management system; must be computer literate and have exceptional keyboard skills. Must be able to handle demands of a busy law office; be responsible, honest, sensitive to needs of clients and staff, motivated to help injured workers, a team player, outgoing, personable, responsive to time deadlines, results-oriented; be able to delegate work and monitor progress; self-starter; must take initiative. RESPONSIBLE FOR: managing a caseload; doing intakes; orchestrating medical management; coordinating litigation strategies with attorney; making appearances at Board; preparing cases for settlement and trial. COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with experience and performance of critical tasks. Full benefits.
Job applicants should email resume to: MarkMalter@MalterLawCorp.com
. Resumes should include a detailed work history; educational background; specialized training or experience; at least 3 references with contact information; and writing samples.