Litigation Paralegal
Bell and Washington
Atlanta, GA US
Posted ago
Bell and Washington

Our fast-paced Personal Injury/Family Law Firm in Atlanta, Georgia is growing and we are looking to hire an experienced full-time Paralegal. We are looking for an experienced Personal Injury paralegal to grow our legal team. When clients hire us, they are going through an emotionally difficult period in their lives, and our goal is to help them make their lives better. Our Paralegal will interact and build relationships with clients, while supporting our Attorneys with legal research, drafting memos, pleadings, motions, and orders, and preparing for hearings and trials. This position requires a combination of empathy, experience, and skill. Our firm motto is “ We are your family's law firm when things go bad. Bad accidents, bad relationships give us a call.”

Responsibilities

  • Draft petitions, orders, demands, medical record requests, and all the other documents involved in personal injury. We use CLIO and have our own templates, but you should be able to choose the right one and build the first draft.
  • Prepares discovery, answers discovery, drafts demands, and settlement agreements by customizing standard forms.
  • Dockets and schedules events: a. Adds ticklers/reminders to attorney and firm calendars as necessary. b. Schedules mediations, hearings, trials, meetings, as necessary with the court, opposing counsel, clients, staff, and attorneys.
  • Drafts, send, and/or e-files correspondence and basic pleadings. Must know how to E-file using Peachcourt, Odyssey, and all other online court systems used.
  • We are a high-tech office, with both Macs and PCs. This should not scare you.
  • You will be working on many cases concurrently, over long periods of time. We expect you to keep track of key dates, keep the right people informed, and prioritize your time so that we never miss a deadline.
  • Must bill 6 hours a day with a goal of 1650 for the year.
  • Must understand and be okay with helping to create greater structures and processes in personal injury.

Qualifications

  • Two years of working in the capacity to which you are applying - in personal injury.  

Compensation
$15 - $25 hourly
About Bell and Washington

Bell and Washington LLP is a civil litigation firm that has been in existence for 15 years. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service for those we represent, and we enjoy working with each other as a team. We have long-standing team members who have spent their entire legal careers with our firm. We treat clients, and most importantly, our work colleagues with respect and have an easy-going work environment.


With offices conveniently located in downtown Atlanta Ga., and historic Gainesville, Ga., Bell & Washington LLP is also one of the state’s most innovative and fastest-growing family law firms in Georgia.

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