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Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Workers' Compensation

Company: Garces Grabler Lebrocq
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Workers' Compensation Location: Workers' Comp --- Hackensack, New Jersey Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum Experience: Experienced Description

We seek a legal assistant/paralegal to join our workers' compensation team. 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 administrative support to the lawyer to enhance law office effectiveness
Request authorization from employer/WC 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
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
Call clients the day before hearing dates to ensure a contact number and/or their presence in court. Ensure the client has directions to the court

The successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

At least three years of working experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary in the workers' compensation area of law
Familiarity with New Jersey e-courts and N.J. court rules and legal procedures.
Satisfactory knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a law office
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office and Dropbox
Fluency in the English and Spanish languages, both verbally and in writing
Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
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!

Keywords: Garces Grabler Lebrocq, Hackensack , Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Workers' Compensation, Legal , Hackensack, New Jersey

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