Paralegal

Law Firm of Alex Dell, PLLC - Albany, NY

Full-time

Job Summary

The Law Firm of Alex Dell is seeking a Workers’ Compensation Paralegal. Workers’ compensation law is a practice area that covers workers’ compensation cases, which are procedures through which employees seek to get compensation and benefits when they are injured while working at their jobs. The candidate will be involved in daily work helping attorneys with case organization and client communication as well as frequent contact with clients.

Responsibilities & Duties

· Responsible for managing a caseload of clients

· Frequent and consistent communication with clients via phone, email, and direct mail

· Prepare thorough documentation for hearings and trials for managing attorneys

· Open new files

· Gather and analyze intake information

· Receive, organize, respond to important documentation

· Prepare documents and correspondence for all parties

· Collect documentation such as medical records, bills, and loss of income

· Monitor and respond to a large volume of emails and client inquiries

· Update client files with accurate and updated contact information

· Other duties as assigned by Paralegal Manager

Qualifications & Skills

· Bilingual (English & Spanish

. Knowledge of concepts, terminology, and procedures of workers’ compensation law

· Strong work ethic and ability to work well in a fast pace environment

· Exceptional people and communications skills

· High attention to detail and accuracy

· Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines

· Professional experience in a law firm in practice areas of WC, SSD, NYSDBR (preferred)

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

· Must have knowledge of concepts, terminology, and procedures of workers’

compensation law

· Must be able to jump into existing caseload and move cases forward

Requirements

· At least two years of experience as a Paralegal (preferred but not required), preferably in

Workers’ Compensation practice. Settlement experience preferred.

· Full time, 40 hours per week position with some additional time required during peak

activity (flexible hours can be approved by Supervisor)

· Lift up to 20 pounds

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $21.00 /hour

Experience:

  • paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Paralegal Certificate (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules