Description:

Requirements: MUST have an active Bar license in Kansas and at least (1) year of experience pursuing or defending personal injury law claims or other legal experience such as workers' compensation, disability, or any form of civil litigation; Preferred – active Bar license in Missouri

Job Overview:
The Associate Attorney will represent clients and collaborate with the legal team to ensure that each person we represent receives the highest standard of legal service. The attorney will be primarily located in either Topeka, KS or Lawrence, KS, and may spend a portion of time at each. This position will also provide direction and supervision to non-attorney staff ensuring adherence to all laws and regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Primarily managing personal injury caseloads through the pre-litigation claim process as well as the potential for some litigation
  • Interacting and negotiating with insurance companies
  • Communicating and maintain positive client relationships
  • Draft correspondence, pleadings, discovery requests and responses, settlement agreements and other legal documents as required
  • Ensure accuracy of all documents prepared
  • Comply with all legal standards and regulations

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment
  • Exceptional organizational, prioritization and time-management skills
  • Committed to providing superb responsive and compassionate client service
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs – Excel, Word, etc. and tech savvy
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal relations