Description:

Position Summary:
A Personal Injury Law Firm is hiring a litigation attorney with 3+ years of experience to support our team in an Of-Counsel or Contract capacity. This is a remote work from home position that is responsible for providing effective and thorough case evaluation, predominately for insurance subrogation cases. The Contracted Attorney will predominately work a docket of cases in pre-trial and active litigation. The ideal candidate should be able to work autonomously with limited supervision, be comfortable managing a large caseload, and have the ability to work a case from acceptance through to trial/settlement. Excellent organization and time-management skills are necessary in order to meet strict court deadlines. A J.D. from an accredited law school is required, as well as being active and in good standing in the state of Maine.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Key Outcomes:
  • Evaluate and appear for high volume case files to determine liability and recoverability.
  • Interface with insurance adjusters, opposing counsel, local counsel, and pro bono defendants on assigned cases in a manner that promotes the firm's values and demonstrates respect for others.
  • Partners with peers to acquire the necessary data/research support
  • Provides direction to assigned support personnel (Paralegal/Legal Assistant) to ensure thorough, timely case preparation, workflow, and performance reviews.
  • Ensures cases are properly prepared for trial by:
    • Effectively managing case and trial calendar to ensure deadlines are met.
    • Conducting legally sound research for liability and recovery potential
    • Producing correspondence, lawsuits, discovery, affidavits, and orders
    • Preparing corporate and expert witnesses for trial
    • Verifying data
    • Collaborates with other parties involved including but not limited to: insurance adjusters, opposing counsel, local counsel client representatives, witnesses, court personnel, and pro bono defendants.
  • Provide regular status updates to client and respond to communications from client in a timely manner.

Education/Experience:
Law Degree from an accredited law school.

Skills/Knowledge/Competencies (Behaviors):
  • Intermediate to exceptional skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook, and Word Perfect
  • Exceptional Analytical skills
  • Ability to independently organize and disposition a case with attention to detail
  • Ability to support multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to support others and work collaboratively across the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with tact and respect while interfacing with multiple levels both inside and outside the firm
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards

Physical Requirements:
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer