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Personal Injury Attorney

Queens, NY 11375

Posted: 03/22/2024 Industry: Moderate Priority Job Number: 1884871 Pay Rate: 150k/year - 185k/year

Job Description

Personal Injury Associate Attorney

Responsibilities:


  • Assign responsibilities and supervise a team comprising litigation paralegals, legal assistants, personal injury paralegals, case managers, and legal secretaries.
  • Oversee personal injury cases from initiation through resolution.
  • Engage in effective communication with clients, expert witnesses, insurance adjusters, supporting witnesses, and medical providers to compile necessary information.
  • Edit, assess, and compose demand letters, legal pleadings, motions, discovery responses, subpoenas, memoranda, and other legal documents.
  • Represent clients in a variety of legal proceedings such as hearings, trials, mediations, depositions, and other litigation activities.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of case statuses using the case management system.
  • Conduct thorough and precise depositions.
  • Advocate vigorously on behalf of injured individuals, consistently achieving favorable outcomes for clients through strategic legal representation.
  • Prepare cases thoroughly for trial.
  • Diligently handle case files and provide regular updates to clients.
  • Utilize knowledge of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) and litigation strategies to navigate cases effectively.
  • Facilitate efficient settlement of cases.



Qualifications:


  • 5+ years of handling plaintiff personal injury cases.
  • Diligent and dependable work ethic.
  • Mandatory membership in the State Bar Association and valid state license to practice law.
  • Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree are required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of personal injury law, tort law, medical terminology, wrongful death cases, and the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR).
  • Capable of effectively managing a high volume of cases.
  • Conducted over 75 depositions.
  • Trial experience is a plus.
  • SmartAdvocate software experience is a plus.
  • Exceptional research, negotiation, drafting, and communication abilities.
  • Desired understanding of civil and family law, medical malpractice, and additional aspects of personal injury law.


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