Litigation Manager skilled in Florida Workers Compensation Law, Personal Injury law, PIP law, with more than 15 years in legal administrative assistance. Highly educated and willing to continually research and learn new techniques on how to improve the efficiency and efficacy of each case.
Personal Injury Bodily Injury and Workers Compensation litigation
Typing and filing
Scheduling depositions, hearings, mediation and conferences.
05/2005 to Current
Litigation ManagerMaaswinkel Law PA fka Esquire Legal Group, P.A － Orlando, FL
Support process for Personal Injury, Personal Injury Protection (PIP), Workers' Compensation, Medical Malpractice, and Wrongful Death Litigation.
Conduct client interviews; case investigations; prepare settlement demands; negotiate claims with adjusters and medical providers.
Draft pleadings and legal memorandums; manage case discovery lay groundwork for the attorney by gathering the factual reports, legal research and information to help the attorney prepare cases for trial, hearings, and mediation.
Summarize medical records, medical billing, Attorney Fee billing, and prepare disbursement for client settlements.
In addition, provide training for new hires.
Use of Court computerized online filing system.
10/2001 to 05/2005
Legal Assistant/Case ManagerJeffrey M. Byrd, P.A － Orlando, FL
Responsibilities included new client conferences for evaluation of potential cases.
Case Management for Pre suit Personal Injury Cases, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and Workers' Compensation.
Gathered all medical records and billing for medical summaries and settlement of claims.
Prepared and filed Personal Injury lawsuits and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) lawsuits.
Aspects of file management include; scheduling and coordinating depositions, mediations, hearings, and Independent Medical Examinations.
Responded to discovery, drafted notice, pleadings, motions, and wrote demand letters.
Managed all court and attorney calendars, prepared trial materials, settlement documents, Attorney Fee Billing and filing; prepared disbursement for client settlement.
Responsibilities included assisting the Attorneys in all phases of Workers' Compensation litigation, including heavy transcription, and prepared cases for hearing, as well as legal research and scheduling.
Managed the attorneys' calendar for conferences with doctors, Opposing Counsels and depositions.
Prepared settlement documents for approval of the Judge of Compensation Claims and attorney fee billing.
Scheduled personal appointments as well as composed and drafted personal correspondences for Mr.
Education and Training
Bachelors: Business AdministrationColumbia College － Orlando, FloridaBusiness Administration