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Paralegal- Workers Comp in Princeton, NJ at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 5/2/2024

Job Snapshot

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    Princeton, NJ
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  • Remote

Job Description

A law firm in Mercer County is looking for a Workers Compensation Paralegal/Legal Assistant l to join our Workers’ Compensation team in their Mercer County office. If you are committed to winning, maximizing client recovery, and improving our client’s quality of life, this is the place for you!

The successful candidate will possess and be responsible for the following:

  • Provide support to the lawyer to enhance law office effectiveness.
  • Request authorization from employer/workers’ comp. carrier for treatment.
  • The ability to recognize a client’s emergent need for treatment/temporary benefits and the need of the attorney to file a motion.
  • Coordinate Intake for front desk walk-ins and meet and greet all guests.
  • The ability to identify a potential retaliation/harassment claim in a timely fashion to bring it to the attention of the attorney.
  • Download court calendars from courts online.
  • Generate form letters to clients to attend IME appointments.
  • Coordinate appointments for clients and calendar accordingly.
  • Call clients the day before hearing dates to ensure a contact number and their presence in court. Ensure the client has directions to the court
  • Read file information to determine the need for the services of an interpreter in court and to schedule that service when appropriate.

The successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

  • At least two years of working experience as a legal assistant or Paralegal in the Workers’ Compensation area of law.
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a law office.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office and Dropbox
  • Fluency in the English and Spanish language, both verbally and in writing (Required).
  • Excellent organizational skills and Microsoft Office skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and maintain professional demeanor.
  • Communicate with clients, track and document all status' in case management system - SmartAdvocoate.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a fast-paced office setting.

Benefits include medical, vision, dental, FSA, life, long-term disability insurance, 401K plan match, and paid time off policy. The annual cost of living increases, bonuses, birthday lunches, holiday parties, and picnics. We have season tickets to the New Jersey Devils if you love hockey!

We take care of our clients; they take care of us! If you want the make a difference, we want you!