Workers’ Compensation Paralegal

We have an immediate job opening for a paralegal in our workers’ compensation department.  The ideal candidate will have at least three years of workers’ compensation defense experience.

Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Atkins David LLC is a workers’ compensation and civil litigation law firm focusing on representing big and small businesses throughout Georgia. We not only strive to give our clients the best possible representation, but we provide a workplace that allows our employees to challenge themselves. In addition, we have a commitment to our community through various volunteer organizations. We work hard but also work together and end every week with a hotly contested foosball tournament.

Duties include:

  • Requesting, obtaining and summarizing medical records
  • Drafting responses to discovery
  • Scheduling depositions, witness interviews and other meetings
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Preparing file materials and exhibits for depositions, mediations, hearings and trials
  • Managing attorney schedules and calendars

Job Requirements/Critical Skills:

  • Ability to meet billing expectations
  • Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments and work load
  • Ability to meet a deadline
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to take initiative in managing files
  • Excellent communication and written language skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite

Personal Attributes:

  • Maintains an exceptional customer service attitude and demeanor at all times
  • Takes ownership; gets the job done without the need for prodding or supervision
  • Adapts well to fluctuations in workload and changes in responsibilities
  • Maintains a professional demeanor in high-stress situations
  • Works effectively and efficiently to complete all tasks in a timely manner
  • Maintains a positive and “can do” attitude when dealing with clients, co-workers, and attorneys. Contributes to an atmosphere of teamwork and congeniality
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Initiative, flexibility, resiliency, and a willingness to adapt to change

The firm provides an excellent salary and benefits package including employer-paid health insurance premiums and a matching 401K plan.