Legal Assistant – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Job Title: Legal Assistant

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

Provide support and assistance to Workers Compensation attorneys in their day-to-day workflow and in the overall management of their cases.  File and receive documents on WCAIS.  Collect information from insurance companies and insureds.  Obtain medical records, employment records, and wage information for attorney review.  Communicate with medical providers to schedule appointments and request information.  Log all hearings, depositions, and mediations on the department calendar.  Monitor the progress of claims and obtain updated information from medical providers, employers, and/or judges’ offices.  Prepare hearing documents and exhibits.

Requirements

  • At least one year legal secretary, paralegal, or other law firm administrative experience.  Experience in Workers Compensation a plus but not required.
  • Strong secretarial skills including typing, proofreading, MS Office, and transcription.  Excellent communication, organization, and prioritization skills.  Attentive to detail and highly accurate.  Able to manage to deadlines and multi-task, and easily adapt to changing priorities and last-minute requests.  Strong commitment to quality client service.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.  Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours.  Occasional overtime as required.

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Workers’ Compensation Paralegal – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Workers’ Compensation Paralegal

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

This position is in Burns White’s Workers’ Compensation practice group in its Pittsburgh office.  Responsibilities will include coordinating and receiving receipt of medical records, processing invoices, sending and receiving authorizations, calendaring hearing notices, and more.

Requirements

  • Paralegal certificate or degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Workers’ Compensation paralegal or legal secretary experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and prioritization skills.  Attentive to detail and highly accurate.  Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects and competing deadlines.  Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain flexible to meet client and attorney needs.  Able to take initiative and anticipate what needs to be done.  Can understand and follow specific, detailed instructions.  Strong commitment to quality client service.  Strong PC skills including MS Office.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.  Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours.  Occasional overtime as required.

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Litigation Paralegal – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Job Title: Litigation Paralegal

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

Exciting opportunity in a dynamic and growing Healthcare, Long-Term Care, and Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation practice area.  Provide support and assistance to attorneys in the practice of law in particular with subpoena work, expert packages, and other activities. Contribute to a positive and successful team effort, learn and leverage technology, and be willing/able to learn new skills and continually take on more responsibility.

Requirements

  • Paralegal Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • At least 2+ years of paralegal experience required.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload.  Demonstrated ability to take ownership and initiative by actively managing files, deadlines, etc.  Excellent communication skills and assertiveness to coordinate deadlines among multiple attorneys.  Attentive to detail and highly accurate.  Extremely reliable in attendance, meeting deadlines, and anticipating what needs to be done.  Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects and competing deadlines.  Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain flexible to meet client and attorney needs.  Strong commitment to quality client service.  Strong PC skills, especially MS Word and Excel.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.  Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours.  Occasional overtime as required.

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Litigation Legal Assistant – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Job Title: Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

We are looking to add a Legal Secretary with litigation experience to our growing office in West Conshohocken. This is a great spot for an entry- or mid-level secretary looking for a place to grow. We offer interesting and challenging work, excellent technical training opportunities, a flexible work environment, generous benefits package, and free in-building parking – without the taxes and traffic of working in Center City.

Requirements

•At least one year of experience as a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary in a litigation practice.
•Ability to organize and prioritize workload and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines. Strong secretarial skills and technical skills including MS Office Suite applications, especially MS Word. Able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative, and anticipate what needs to be done. Quick learner who can understand and follow specific, detailed instructions. Attentive to detail and highly accurate. Professional manner with clients, attorneys, and others.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours. Occasional overtime as required.

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.

Paralegal – Med Mal & Employment – Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Paralegal – Med Mal & Employment

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

This position provides support to attorneys in two interesting areas of defense litigation – medical malpractice and employment law. The person in this position will work in a team-oriented environment performing a range of paralegal duties. This position offers challenging work, a great work environment, excellent benefits package, and opportunity to advance.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate required.
  • At least one year experience in litigation as a paralegal or legal assistant. Experience or knowledge in employment law a big plus.
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail. Able to prioritize work and effectively manage multiple priorities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong PC skills including MS Office applications.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.  Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.  Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.  Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities.  Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations.  Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies.  Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Typical office setting, normally Monday through Friday business hours.  Occasional overtime as required.

 

Burns White conducts criminal background screenings for all newly hired employees.

No search firms
No phone calls, please
EOE


Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (jobs@burnswhite.com), fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.