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Personal Injury Paralegal

Personal Injury Paralegal job overview

Personal injury paralegals help lawyers with cases and lawsuits that involve an injury or accident that was caused by someone else. They organize and maintain files, update records, and manage correspondence. Paralegals also assist lawyers with ongoing cases and communicate with witnesses. They help lawyers prepare trial materials, do legal research, confirm trial facts, get witness statements, and make presentation materials. Paralegals should be familiar with legal vocabulary and case law. Certification as a paralegal is required, and experience in a personal injury law office is a plus.

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Personal Injury Paralegal job summary

Our legal team needs a diligent, organized, and experienced personal injury paralegal. You will write briefs, create legal documents like affidavits, conduct legal research for trial preparation, and organize case files and other important material. To prepare a factual response to discovery, we need someone with experience ordering, reviewing, and summarizing medical records. You will also be experienced in family settlement talks and mediation to avoid lawsuits. If you are ready to advance your paralegal career, please apply today!


Ashburn, VA
Personal Injury Paralegal responsibilities
  • Produce legal documents, letters, and pleadings such as complaints, interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Assist lawyers with trial preparation by organizing exhibits, aiding with client meetings, submitting motions, researching legal publications, and coordinating witnesses
  • Order, review, and summarize medical records for preparing factual response to discovery
  • Support family settlement conferences and mediation to avoid lawsuits
  • Negotiate liens, medical bills, and settlements with providers or insurance companies
  • Organize our case filing systems so that everything is properly categorized and simple to find, as well as perform other administrative tasks as necessary
Personal Injury Paralegal qualifications
  • Candidates must have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer, preferably in a personal injury law firm
  • Completion of a NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants) certification program strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
Personal Injury Paralegal compensation

$69,521 (National Average)

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