Description:

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys is seeking a full time Attorney to join our team.

Be a part of a rapidly growing plaintiff's personal injury law firm with locations across the state of Louisiana. Our professional, dynamic, and driven team is dedicated to providing our clients with the best legal representation and client experience. Our mission at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys is to provide the highest quality of legal service, compassion, and support to our clients and their families. We look for compassionate & empathetic personalities; innovative, competitive, fast-paced thinkers; and enthusiastic, positive team players.

How will you make an impact?
The Attorney is responsible for providing clients with legal advice, guidance and representation.

What Will You Do?
  • Manages cases from inception through trial.
  • Communicates with clients, adjusters, medical professionals, opposing counsel, the Court, and your team in order to resolve cases efficiently and effectively.
  • Investigates claims and gathers evidence.
  • Documents injuries and expenses and reviews medical records.
  • Drafts pleading, motions, and other legal documents
  • Negotiates settlements.
  • Strategic thinking in order to zealously advocate for all clients.
  • Manages personnel, including training, coaching, hiring, and discipline.
  • Assists with training personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Minimum Education and Experience:
  • Graduate of an accredited law school - Juris Doctorate
  • Licensed and in good standing with the Louisiana Bar
  • Advanced computer skills required

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • 3+ years of personal injury experience
  • Proficiency in case management software
  • An understanding of medical treatment

Physical Requirements:
  • Role is subject to an office environment.? Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands, or fingers. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Ability to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and act ethically on behalf of the firm and its clients.
  • Ability to collaborate with all levels of firm personnel and foster a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Able to provide and receive information effectively and professionally