Pre-litigation Paralegal (Personal Injury) – Durham, to $40’s

Job Type: 
Legal Staff
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a personal injury law firm with multiple offices in North Carolina, is actively recruiting for a sharp and capable professional to join its Paralegal team. 

This firm is in growth mode and promotes from within. This Paralegal will be involved in coordinating all aspects of the pre-litigation process from intake to final resolution.  This will involve extensive paperwork as well as extensive client contact.  Seek candidate who can “do it all.”

This Paralegal will assist the attorneys in performing their job by providing information and legal support, as well as representing the attorneys to clients and others.  Each Paralegal will support multiple cases simultaneously.  Excellent juggling skills will be important.

Specific tasks will include answering client questions and providing case updates, filing/scanning documents and maintaining files, obtaining required documents and signatures, etc.  This paralegal will be dealing directly with clients and insurance adjusters.  We seek a candidate who brings the communication and interpersonal skills necessary to develop quality connections. Sensitivity and diplomacy will be key.

Key things to note:

Location:          Downtown Durham

Salary:             Will pay in the $40’s (depending on experience)

Requirements:  1-3 years’ experience in a law office setting required (Paralegal, Legal Assistant or Secretary, etc.)

Prior experience in pre-litigation strongly preferred

Knowledge of personal injury, worker’s comp and/or social security disability law practices

Keen attention to detail

Superb communication skills – both verbal and written

Outstanding organizational skills; ability to prioritize and juggle essential

Computer savvy and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Finally, and critically, we seek an independent worker who enjoys being a point-person; one who, once trained, will handle a high volume of cases from intake to settlement with minimal supervision.

This is a Direct Hire opportunity and an immediate need. Please forward your Word resume for prompt consideration. Local candidates only.