Paralegal

Brunswick, ME 04011

Posted: 03/25/2019 Employment Type: Temp Industry: Legal Job Number: 1278084 Pay Rate: $15.00/hour

TO APPLY: Send resume to djabine@springbornstaffing.Com or call 207-761-8367 Ext. 1

Small Maine law firm is seeking full time paralegal to handle initial intake and file preparation of vehicle damage claim files for the attorney in charge of the team. Expanding law firm focusing on vehicle damage claims for rental car companies, subrogation claims for insurance carriers and personal injury. The law firm was established in 2005 and its partners have been handling rental car claims for a combined 39 years. We are committed to providing career-oriented, professionally-rewarding experiences. Our employees are viewed as our most valued assets. We are committed to our core values of integrity, service, quality and teamwork and believe in nurturing an organizational culture that is built upon identifying and keeping top talent.

Minimum Qualifications
*Paralegal/Legal Assistant Degree or Certificate, Associate Degree or at least one year of experience at a law firm
*Proficient typist and experienced in the use of Word, WordPerfect, Excel and Outlook (prior database experience helpful but not required)
*Must have the aptitude and ability to learn a new database specific to the legal industry
*Ability to multi task, prioritize and efficiently handle a high volume workload
*Must be an organized and diligent worker able to work cohesively with others (i.E. Team player)
*Must be extremely reliable
*Hourly compensation is commensurate with experience. Upon hire, this firm offers an excellent benefit package including medical, PTO, sick/personal time, 401k, discretionary bonuses and profit sharing, flexible work schedule and other benefits to all of its full time employees

Duties
*Receive and conduct detailed review of litigation claim file for pertinent information and accuracy of claim documents
*Accurately and efficiently enter claim file into database
*Confirm correct calculation of damages
*Contact insurance carriers to initiate claims
*Prepare demand packages to insurance carriers for attorney review
*Prepare demands to individuals for attorney review
*Make initial contact with individuals for accident details, insurance information, payment plans, etc.
*Conduct asset searches
*Conduct research to locate contact information for individuals
*Serve as a back up to reception desk for incoming call

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