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Paralegal - Workers' Compensation

Company: Vandeventer Black LLP
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Sign-on Bonus Norfolk office of Vandeventer Black LLP seeks a full-time remote VA resident/or in office paralegal for high-volume workers compensation defense practice. Candidates must have paralegal experience in fields that require preparation and analysis of medical chronologies and be able to efficiently manage a large caseload and competing deadlines. This position requires an independent self-starter who enjoys collaboration with the attorney to drive toward effective and efficient case management. Workers compensation experience is preferred; however, we will consider personal injury experience.Vandeventer Black LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.Essential Position Responsibilities: Processes new cases and prepares file for attorney review of workers compensation claims Prepares and analyzes medical chronologies Performs complex wage/hour calculations Summarizes deposition transcripts Subpoenas medical records, tracks responses, produces records received and updates medical chronologies Coordinates independent medical exams and records reviews with medical providers, prepares medical packages Drafts motions and additional pleadings for attorney review Prepares documents for production and reviews/incorporates document productions from opposing counsel Calendar/docket hearings, pre-trial agreements, discovery, and other deadlines Prepares hearing exhibits and other documents to be produced to court and opposing counsel Evaluates ongoing medical records and reviews cases for settlement or trialEssential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent time management and highly organized Superior analytical and investigative skills Ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively Knowledge of Microsoft Office software Knowledge of TimeMatters or similar softwareEducation/Experience: Minimum 5-6 years of experience in a professional setting. Experience performing complex wage/hour calculations and will have extensive experience with various types of databases, case management systems, and software is required.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay: Signing bonusExperience: Paralegals & Legal Assistants: 3 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Vandeventer Black LLP, Norfolk , Paralegal - Workers' Compensation, Legal , Norfolk, Virginia

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