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Legal Case Manager

Legal Case Manager job overview

Legal case managers support attorneys and oversee the case management process at law firms. They organize and maintain case files, help manage caseload requirements, and monitor budgets, timelines, and billing for case completion. A legal case manager conducts extensive legal research, drafts legal documents and case summaries, and reviews documents for compliance with strict legal requirements. They make recommendations to attorneys regarding cost and time-effective ways to accomplish the client’s goals and they keep the client and outside counsel abreast of the current case status as requested. They are typically full-time or part-time employees in an office environment for law offices, human services agencies, or non-profit organizations.

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Legal Case Manager job summary

Are you looking to take your job in the legal industry to the next level without passing the bar exam? Our busy law office is looking for a legal case manager to help us oversee all aspects of case management. Ideal job seekers will be incredibly organized, and have experience drafting legal documents, conducting legal research, and managing case files. If you are an effective communicator, and a great teammate who is a natural self-starter, we’d like to talk. Please apply today!


Ashburn, VA
Legal Case Manager responsibilities
  • Assist attorneys with all aspects of case management, including docketing deadlines, billing, and providing reminders as necessary
  • Coordinate between attorneys, staff, and outside vendors to manage the law firm’s case load, present case summaries/updates, and ensure that deadlines are met
  • Organize and maintain all case files, and information concerning engagement, whether electronic or paper, in accordance with the law firm policies
  • Conduct legal research to obtain documentation regarding health insurance, social security, medical records, and medical providers
  • Draft legal documents for attorney review
  • Review legal documents to ensure adherence to all legal requirements
  • Consult with attorneys and provide recommendations with regard to cost and time-effective ways to accomplish the client’s goals
  • Communicate case status with clients and outside counsel as requested
Legal Case Manager qualifications
  • High school diploma is required - 2-year degree and Paralegal certification are acceptable, but a Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Previous case management process experience is needed - preferably as a personal injury case manager, or related jobs such as paralegal, legal secretary, or legal assistant at a law firm, non-profit, or human services agency
  • Experience drafting legal documents and conducting legal research is vital
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet presentation, and case management software
  • Self-starter with the ability to effectively manage multiple matters at once
  • Possesses exceptional organizational skills as well as effective communication skills, both written and oral
Legal Case Manager compensation

$44,753 (National Average)

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