In loving memory of Richard Bieder 1940 - 2021 Remembering Richard

Open Positions

Position Title: Intake Nurse/Paralegal
Reports to: Partner
Normal Work Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm (occasional overtime may be required)
Employment Status: Full-time/Non-exempt (overtime eligible)
General purpose of this position: This position is the primary point of contact for all medical
malpractice intakes and requires extensive client interaction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather initial contact information – extensive phone work involved
  • Interview clients on phone or in person to obtain detailed description of medical
    experience
  • Determine which medical records need to be obtained
  • Organize medical records
  • Review/evaluate medical records and prepare timeline of treatment plan for illness/injury
  • Evaluate standard of care, causation, damages
  • Conference with Partner on medical/legal issues
  • Research/identify medical consultants (experts) needed for review of case
  • Prepare case for medical consultant review
  • Discuss details of case with medical consultants
  • Draft Physician’s Opinion Letter
  • Prepare case for drawing of complaint
  • Communicate with clients over acceptance or denial of case and draft rejection letters
    providing extensive detail on case evaluation
  • Provide on-going communication updates with both clients and referring attorneys

Skill Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse in good standing with a minimum of 5 years patient care in a hospital
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good listening/empathy/compassion
  • Legal experience/paralegal certification a plus
Position Title: Legal Assistant
Reports to: Partner & Paralegal
Normal Work Hours: Monday- Friday 9 am – 5 pm (occasional overtime may be required)
Employment Status: Full-time/Non-exempt (overtime eligible)

Job Purpose: To enhance attorney effectiveness by providing administrative and technical support to attorney and
team.

Job Duties:

  • Answers phones for attorney and team. Welcomes clients and guests by greeting them in person or on the phone, answering and directing inquiries.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics, coordinating case preparation.
  • Conserves attorney’s time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports, and legal documents; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports and settlement sheets.
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
  • Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney and/or paralegal.
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Work well with colleagues throughout the firm and provide back-up and support to others when needed.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
  • Thinks independently and innovatively about ways to improve team performance.

Skills/Qualifications: Outstanding Technical skills required (Excel, PowerPoint, Data Base Management, MS
Office & Word, Needles, etc.), Prior law firm experience preferred, strong organizational skills, professional, team
player, not afraid to learn, does not believe that any job is too big or too small, optimistic, takes initiative, loyal and
fun.

To apply for this position, please submit a current resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to
[email protected].

Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran
status or disability.
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