Legal Secretary/Assistant

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys - Baton Rouge, LA


We are a rapidly growing plaintiffs personal injury law firm with an immediate need for a full-time, litigation legal secretary/assistant.

Essential Functions/Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain client communication on a regular basis.
  • Gather and analyze intake information, as well as relevant documents associated with new files and enter pertinent information into case management software.
  • Initiate claims, verify coverage and maintain communication with insurance adjusters to provide case status updates.
  • Prepare documents and correspondence such as letters of representation, demand letters, billing inquiries, etc.
  • Assist clients in coordinating medical care for injuries associated with their case.
  • Input and track all expenses associated with client files by utilizing case management software.
  • Collect documentation of all damages sustained such as medical records, bills and loss of wages.
  • Review and interpret medical records and reports.
  • Performs other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail.
  • Provides support to attorney(s) in the preparation of cases for hearing, mediation, and trial.
  • Draft settlement demands for attorney review.
  • Update case details regarding demands, settlements and closings on a regular basis by utilizing case management software.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years' administrative skills in an office environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour


  • Legal Secretary: 2 years (Required)


  • Baton Rouge, LA (Required)