Legal Assistant

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Parsippany, NJ

NJM Insurance Group

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Full Time

Overview: <p>"You work for NJM? That's a great company!" If you're hired at NJM, you'll hear it over and over again from friends, family, and neighbors. Why? Because NJM is committed to providing its customers with superior service, and great service goes a long way. Why else is NJM called a great company? Because our employees enjoy working here, are appreciated, and are provided with a terrific benefits plan. Employees who are hired at NJM often stay at NJM &ndash; many for the duration of their careers.</p> <p>At NJM Insurance Group, a top-rated insurance company, our Workers&rsquo; Compensation Legal department is currently interviewing for a Legal Assistant. &nbsp;This position is based at our West Trenton headquarters. &nbsp;We are looking for someone who values diversity, seeks opportunities to advance development, proactively shares knowledge and expertise, and is receptive to new ideas. &nbsp;The ideal candidate is someone who can demonstrate flexibility in their role, readily adapt to change, and willing to pursue challenging tasks through teamwork and collaboration. &nbsp;The official NJM job title is Legal Administrative Assistant.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Prepare and file Claim Petition Answers, Motions, Briefs, Certifications, and Affidavits</li> <li>Prepare and respond to Discovery Demands, Subpoenas and HIPAAs</li> <li>Support Attorneys in day to day management of litigated files</li> <li>Provide litigation assistance for Regional Claims</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -54px; top: 26.7639px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <ul> <li>A minimum of 1 year in a legal support capacity; Workers&rsquo; Compensation or otherwise.</li> <li>Ability to accurately organize and prepare legal documents.</li> <li>Ability to coordinate physician exams; identifying and compiling appropriate pleadings and medical records; and witness/physician testimony in line with applicable jurisdictional laws and statutes.</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail and customer service.</li> <li>Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage competing priorities efficiently.</li> <li>Must have the ability to prioritize and proactively manage a large caseload.</li> <li>Ability to work independently, and collaboratively.</li> <li>Experience working with &nbsp;laws and statutes governing workers' compensation litigation and civil tort litigation in multiple jurisdictions preferred (including but not limited to NJ, NY, PA, CT, DE, MD)</li> <li>Electronic filing experience preferred.</li> </ul>