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Legal Assistant Paralegal

Garces & Grabler, P.C.
Posted Aug 27
Full Time
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Description

We are looking for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join our personal injury team. If you are committed to winning, maximizing client recovery, and improving our client’s quality of life, this is the place for you! A multi-state Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law Firm is looking for a full-time Paralegal/Legal secretary for its Center City office. Applicants must have complete knowledge of all aspects of personal injury type work. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

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

  • Provide administrative support to the lawyer to enhance law office effectiveness
  • Communicating with clients, law offices, insurance adjusters, medical offices, and experts
  • Assist in preparing for depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and trial
  • Prepare and file complaints, motions, briefs, arbitration statements, prepare specials packages, discovery demands, answers to interrogatories, review discovery provided and summarize deposition testimony
  • Compose e-mails and correspondence
  • Monitor deadlines and be proficient in maintaining the law office calendar
  • Prepare disbursement of settlement funds and request checks from the accounting department
  • Answering inquiries from potential new clients

The successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

  • At least five years of working experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary in the personal injury area of law.
  • Familiarity with Philadelphia, suburban New Jersey e-filling.
  • Current or recent experience at a Philadelphia area Plaintiff's personal injury firm is required.
  • 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 languages both verbally and in writing is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must be organized.
  • Must be able to work independently and with others.
  • Must be very detail-oriented and have excellent computer skills.
  • Must be able to schedule appointments and depositions and maintain attorney’s calendars.

Benefits include:

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • FSA
  • Life, long-term disability insurance,
  • 401K plan match
  • Paid time off policy.
  • A possible hybrid work location

Bonuses, birthday lunches, holiday parties, and picnics.

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

Company Description

When the people of New Jersey want to find a lawyer, they find us. Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq was founded in 1991 primarily as a personal injury law firm. Today, we have diversified our practice to provide a broad range of legal services. We are one of the few multilingual law firms with more than 100 employees and nearly 35 lawyers representing clients in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Compassionate, Knowledgeable, and Driven Lawyers

The law firm Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq matches each attorney with the client's needs—a personalized approach we’ve found to be a win-win. Our lawyers work as a team to provide expert legal representation for any and all legal matters.

During our initial one-on-one consultation, we’ll help you make the right decisions to resolve your specific legal matter. We use a common-sense approach to ensure effectiveness and affordability. At Garces, Grabler, LeBrocq, we have the resources you can expect of a large law firm while providing the personal attention you deserve.

When the people of New Jersey want to find a lawyer, they find us. Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq was founded in 1991 primarily as a personal injury law firm. Today, we have diversified our practice to provide a broad range of legal services. We are one of the few multilingual law firms with more than 100 employees and nearly 35 lawyers representing clients in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Compassionate, Knowledgeable, and Driven Lawyers The law firm Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq matches each attorney with the client's needs—a personalized approach we’ve found to be a win-win. Our lawyers work as a team to provide expert legal representation for any and all legal matters. During our initial one-on-one consultation, we’ll help you make the right decisions to resolve your specific legal matter. We use a common-sense approach to ensure effectiveness and affordability. At Garces, Grabler, LeBrocq, we have the resources you can expect of a large law firm while providing the personal attention you deserve.

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