Legal Assistant — Workers' Compensation

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a Workers’ Compensation Legal Assistant in its West Palm Beach office.

Job Description:

  • Types general correspondence, memoranda and complex reports/documents.
  • Transcribes electronic transcription in a timely manner and sends out reports.
  • Prepares client budgets.
  • Files documents with the Workers’ Compensation Board.
  • Maintains hearing report tracker.
  • Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
  • Opens/closes files.
  • Types and coordinates expense reports on weekly basis.
  • Enters and/or edits attorneys’ time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required.
  • Maintains attorneys’ personal calendars/deadlines and confirms depositions.
  • Coordinates witness preparation for trials.
  • Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Receives, opens, prioritizes and distributes incoming mail.
  • Prepares materials for distribution via U.S. mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies.
  • Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm.
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.

Requirements/Skills:

Ideal candidate should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term asset within the organization.

  • 3 or more years of Workers’ Compensation experience.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent typing skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Team work oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm more than 325 lawyers strong, with 19 offices in the United States (spanning New York, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut) and in Europe (in London, where we operate as Goldberg Segalla Global LLP). We look to hire only those people who are excellent at what they do and are dedicated to the pursuit of client service and quality representation within a Best Practices framework. We value team spiritedness, collegiality, and interpersonal harmony within our working community. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team.”