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Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Company: CR Legal Team
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Seeking a Personal Injury Litigation Case Manager to be an integral member of a winning team and is responsible for managing the day-to-day casework in the Litigation department by providing assistance to the Attorney(s).Why join CR Legal Team? We offer...

  • Employer paid Wellness Program, including dynamic health and safety initiatives.
  • Potential for hybrid/work from home arrangements.
  • Inclusive and diverse working environment.
  • Innovative office technology and case management systems.
  • Positive and creative culture to engage and help us Stand Up for our clients and the community.
    CR Legal Team has adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for ALL employees. This requirement is to help reduce the risk of harm to employees, clients, and to the communities in which we serve.

    We are also proud to offer the following to full-time members of CR Legal Team:
    • Competitive Salary
    • Medical and Dental insurance options
    • 401k plan (part-time and full-time employees)
    • Employer paid Long-Term Disability
    • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance
    • Optional Short-Term Disability Benefits
    • Optional Voluntary Life Insurance Options
    • 11 Company paid holidays (Equivalent)
    • Paid time-off Program
    • Non-Exempt Position
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Benefits Assistance/Advocacy Program
      Hourly Pay Rate: From $19.00
      DUTIESAssists Litigation Attorney (s) with client cases, legal issues, and processes, including depositions, mediations, arbitrations, trials, motions, oral and written advocacy. May assist with conducting research and other details in preparation for trials, hearings, or other legal proceedings. May assist with legal briefs or memorandums.Prepares legal and court documents; schedules appropriate meetings and case events; interfaces with the client on non-legal issues relating to the management of the case; refers legal issues to the appropriate attorney(s).Conducts preparation for legal proceedings, including hearings and trial; submits appropriate information and legal forms/documents to the appropriate organizations; understands forms and procedures relating to field of expertise.Notifies attorney when forms, documents, correspondence, discovery responses and other pertinent information/material are received and completes any necessary associated tasks.Manages and utilizes the checklist daily, maintaining due items within operating procedure.Interfaces with other team members to achieve office and departmental goals; may provide back up to other team members, including but not limited to client meetings and video conferences, as designated by the assigned Supervisor.Processes mail daily to review any additional information pertinent to the cases being managed; determines and enters any necessary case notes for items received; addresses with attorney as appropriate.Interacts with the client to ensure that all appropriate reports, records, and information to include, but not limited to, medical records, bills, wages, insurance information, etc. are received from the client in a timely manner.Upon case settlement, confirms balances and expenses; prepares the appropriate settlement documents for review by the Attorney(s) and client(s).Must be able to multi-task and to effectively communicate, problem-solve and to overall handle tasks quickly and tactfully with all staff levels and the public. Must be able to adapt to the wide range of diverse internal and external clientele.Communicates in accordance with, and understanding of, applicable State Bar rules related to protected information, confidentiality, and the unauthorized practice of law. Complies with corresponding company policies and procedures.Ability to effectively utilize available technology, including computers, databases, portals, and software needed to successfully manage cases.Maintains a professional, courteous demeanor and provides excellent customer service to Crumley Roberts' external and internal clients.Obtains pertinent case information and data from the client; analyzes, reviews, and prepares the data/information into case notes.Maintains excellent client relations and interfaces with the client according to practice group procedure. All contact with clients is documented pursuant to operating procedure.
      High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year prior litigation experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred (not required): Paralegal Degree and/or Certification.Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates for employment.
      CR Legal Team is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: CR Legal Team, Charlotte , Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Legal , Charlotte, North Carolina

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