Sacramento, CA 95825

Posted: 09/15/2023 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Legal Job Number: 1665983 Pay Rate: $85000.00/year

Job Description

Personal Injury Paralegal needed in the Sacramento area for a local law firm to support all phases of personal injury cases. This person will conduct research, prepare legal documentation, correspond with clients and other involved parties, and assist with the general follow up and completion of cases. This is a full-time, Direct Hire position.

  • Assists attorneys in managing caseload by organizing information, maintaining files, and tracking documents and important deadlines
  • Interviews new clients to attain relevant case information regarding their personal injury claim and gather corresponding documentation including insurance policies, police reports, and medical records
  • Researches relevant issues, regulations, statutes, and prior case law specific to the support of the attorney s strategies and arguments
  • Prepares legal documents including: motions, pleadings, discovery requests, subpoenas, and settlement agreements
  • Regularly corresponds with clients, court personnel, witnesses, experts, opposing counsel
  • Schedules depositions, hearings, meetings, and other legal proceedings
  • Investigates case facts by gathering and examining evidence and preparing exhibits for trial
  • Assists attorneys in trial preparation by preparing trial binders, organizing witness and exhibit lists, and collecting other related materials
  • Communicates updated information to clients regarding case progress and responding to inquiries with attorney guidance
  • As directed by the attorney, may assist in settlement negotiations and mediation sessions
  • Accurately tracks and documents records of billable hours, expenses, and other case information
  • Ensures complete adherence to confidentiality requirements, legal ethics rules, and firm policies

  • Associate' s degree or bachelor' s degree in paralegal studies or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Previous experience as a personal injury paralegal or in a related legal field is preferred
  • Knowledge of personal injury laws, civil litigation procedures, and legal research methods
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in using legal software and case management systems
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Familiarity with local and state court rules and procedures

Must be able to clear a thorough drug screening and criminal background check, provide a minimum of two supervisory references and proper documentation to verify eligibility to work in the USA. Other compliance factors may be involved, depending on position including COVID Vaccination/Boosters. River City Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

River City Staffing, Inc. (RCS) specializes in the placement of highly skilled administrative and finance and accounting professionals. Whether you are seeking temporary placement, temp to hire or direct hire opportunities, RCS has built our reputation on adding value to each and every candidate we meet. At RCS, you will experience expertise, consultation, follow up, advocacy, partnership and so much more. Contact us today! Www.Rivercitystaf fing.Co m
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