Workers Compensation Paralegal (Bilingual Spanish)

Location: Encino, CA
Date Posted: 10-08-2017

 

Full-Time
Busy workers' compensation applicant's firm seeks energetic full time legal assistant/paralegal/hearing representative with 2 to 3 plus years’ experience in the workers' compensation legal field. Bilingual Spanish speaker preferred. 

Duties will include: heavy interaction with attorneys; customers and co-workers. Must be able to have excellent grammatical and spelling skills, and must be able to draft correspondence and communicate well with others. Knowledge of workers' compensation case law is a plus.

The Ideal candidate has the following qualities:
* Self-starter and able to manage his/her workload with minimal supervision.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to take direction and work well under pressure.
* Team player, trustworthy and dependable.

· Prepare summaries for all hearings and Trials; including the stips and issues, OAC&R (Compromise and Release
· Has handled and filed SIF cases and UEF cases
· Attended hearings as needed
· Reviewed and answered correspondence
· Drafted Petitions, correspondence to opposing counsel, correspondence to treating physicians, Joint AME letters, QME letters etc

​Extensive training in EAMS including requesting hearings, filling out applications, uploading documents, and accessing specific case information
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