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senior workers compensation paralegal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Enthusiastic and project-oriented Paralegal offering 22 years of experience in workers' compensation law. Decisive team player with expertise in workers' compensation. Demonstrated attention to detail, confidentiality and completion of time-sensitive projects and deadlines.

Skills
  • Superb legal research skills
  • Very efficient in legal proceedings
  • Team-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solves problems effectively
  • Excellent Computer Skills
Education and Training
Frank Phillips College Borger, TX, Expected in 05/1997 Associate of Science : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Experience
Mccandlish Holton - Senior Workers' Compensation Paralegal
Richmond, VA, 02/2012 - Current
  • Interviews clients, obtaining vital case information to support claims.
  • Trains incoming staff on office procedures and case-specific duties.
  • Organized medical designations and exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation for easy display and admittance.
  • Consults with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Identifies and solves complex problems impacting legal team and business direction.
  • Produces well-researched and articulate legal briefs, pleadings and statements.
  • Drafts correspondence as well as other documentation and submitted all materials to appropriate parties.
  • Uses online databases such as WestLaw and LexisNexis to examine secondary sources, statutory law, case law and federal and state regulations.
  • Facilitates efficient communication between judges, court administration and attorneys.
  • Organizes client calendars, prepares mailings and handles high call volumes.
  • Files pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk and defense counsel according to strict deadlines.
  • Observes strict privacy laws to prevent information breaches and protect client data.
  • Assists attorneys with trial preparation, develops trial exhibits, responds to motions and organizes documents for trial discovery.
  • Enters client data into Outlook for records and client relationship management.
  • Responds quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Drafts motions, briefs and other legal documents associated with litigation process.
  • Identifies and analyzes legal documents and discovery documents.
  • Uses Outlook to input and maintain client data with high degree of accuracy.
  • Coordinates subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Propounds discovery to workers' compensation insurance carriers as well as defense counsels.
  • Meets with clients to respond to discovery.
  • Studies and differentiates government and judicial structures at federal and state levels to provide legal team with information on statutes, regulations, arbitration concepts and negotiation techniques.
Corvel Corp. - Workers' Compensation Insurance Adjuster
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 03/2011
  • Analyzed first reports of loss and underlying file material to determine if claim was compensable for the City of Virginia Beach.
  • Conducted interviews of injured workers to include recorded statements.
  • Conducted interviews of witnesses, gathered detailed information from employers and medical specialists to complete proper evaluation of claims.
  • Adhered to company guidelines in claims processes, setting reserves, kept track of indemnity and medical payments on each claim to ensure each claim was proficiently managed.
  • Conducted frequent reviews of files to ensure reserves have been set.
  • Completed required investigations on referred files within established timeframes.
  • Efficiently calculated indemnity benefits to include temporary total disability, temporary partial disability and permanent partial disability payments.
Montagna, Klein, Camden, LLP - Workers' Compensation Paralegal
City, STATE, 08/1998 - 06/2010
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents associated with litigation process.
  • Drafted various legal documents to be filed with court.
  • Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk and defense counsel according to strict deadlines.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries.
  • Organized medical designations and exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Identified and analyzed legal and discovery documents.
  • Interviewed clients, obtaining vital case information.
  • Drafted correspondence and legal documentation and submitted all materials to appropriate parties.
  • Assisted attorneys with trial preparation, developed trial exhibits, responded to motions and organized documents for trial discovery.
  • Facilitated efficient communication between judges, court administration, government agencies and attorneys.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and took notes to document information.
  • Efficient in the handling of both State and Longshore Workers' Compensation Claims.
  • Reviewed claimant's files, requested medical records to include obtaining questionnaires from treating physicians.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Frank Phillips College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Workers' Compensation Paralegal
  • Workers' Compensation Insurance Adjuster
  • Workers' Compensation Paralegal

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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