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Paralegal

Company: Robert Half
Location: Melville
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Ref ID: 31920907Classification: ParalegalCompensation: $40000.00 to $60000.00 yearlyRobert Half Direct is seeking a paralegal to join a full-service law firm. The paralegal will assist attorneys and clients in the application and submission processes for compensation funds in mass tort cases. The paralegal must be able to work well independently and with others, prioritize work and communicate effectively with clients.Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with client intake and key discovery
  • Participate in interviewing new clients
  • Secure medical records, investigatory reports, and other evidence
  • Handle and prioritize incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
  • Handle confidential documents
  • Maintain electronic and paper records ensuring information is organized and easily accessible
  • Maintain case calendar and monitor deadlinesJob Requirements:
    • Recent paralegal work experience at a law firm and a dedication to integrity
    • Litigation experience is a plus
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent phone etiquette and ability to establish rapport with diverse clientele
    • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
    • Eagerness to learn quickly
    • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well
    • Knowledgeable with Internet research, Google suite functions, calendaring, Microsoft Word and ExcelRobert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. -- Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project attorneys do not constitute a law firm among themselves. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( ).

Keywords: Robert Half, New Haven , Paralegal, Legal , Melville, Connecticut

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