Job Openings

Job Title

Type

Expiration Date

Job Description

Assistant Director of Operational Review - University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Full Time

08/31/2024

 

The Office of Operational Review is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Operational Review. The Assistant Director will report to the Director of Operational Review and will assist in contractual, operational, and performance standards review and development, federal and state regulatory compliance, research, and implementation of key elements of the University’s Strategic Plan. Responsibilities: -Assist the Director in reviewing, negotiating, and drafting contracts. -Conduct research and analysis on federal and state regulatory and compliance matters. -Assist in policy analysis and development. -Work collaboratively across University departments. -Manage a diverse set of responsibilities in a dynamic University environment. -Work on special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director and Associate Director.

https://louisiana.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/2786?c=louisiana

PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT/LEGAL SECRETARY

Full Time

 

06/30/2024

 

We are seeking a qualified individual with a strong work ethic who can assist our lawyers with the daily tasks of drafting pleadings, discovery, correspondence and calculating payoffs through Microsoft Excel for a high-volume collection law practice. We are seeking an individual who can work well with others and interact with clients in person, by phone and email. Individuals must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook. We are offering a competitive wage along with retirement benefits and potential for year-end bonuses depending on individuals’ work performance. Three (3) years of experience in the legal, collection or banking field is preferred but not required. Please email resume to [email protected] or [email protected]

Attorney

Full Time

06/30/2024

 

Gregorio, Chafin & Johnston is a statewide plaintiff’s firm seeking to add attorneys with 2-5 years experience to work and manage our full docket of personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. Remote options are available and travel is required throughout Louisiana. Please send your resume to [email protected].

Receptionist

 

Full Time

Broussard, David & Moroux is a top personal injury law firm in downtown Lafayette that offers potential for advancement, annual salary increases, holiday bonuses, generous holiday schedule and competitive benefits for employees. 

We are in search of a talented receptionist who thrives in a challenging and high paced environment. Our law firm is a bustling place: the people are amazing, our staff is busy, and all of us work hard for our clients.

Your attitude and eagerness to work are everything. The purpose of our firm is to help people recover from life changing losses. You will be the first person our clients hear when they call for help; you will be the first face they greet when they come to our office. We need your help to make our clients feel loved and welcome.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a positive, upbeat manner with walk-in and call-in clients. In many cases, you will be the first impression our clients ever have of our firm. Your attitude and ability to make people feel welcome and understood will resonate with these clients more than you can know.
  • Field calls from clients, attorneys, adjustors, judges, and persistent salespeople with professionalism and patience.
  • Maintain the confidence to stay on top of your work.
  • Transfer calls to the appropriate internal parties, or take messages for callback if necessary.
  • Document incoming calls from clients in our software, whether that be establishing a new client case and assigning it to the appropriate attorney, or documenting an inquiry from a client.
  • Use your judgment and interpersonal skills to let new know clients we are here to help them in their time of need and provide existing clients with assurance that their needs will be dealt with timely.
  • Develop sufficient knowledge to respond to basic client questions and perform front-line screening of incoming calls.

 Required Skills

  • Communication and Positive Attitude. This is the role for a master communicator. Internal and external constituents will need to be handled efficiently and professionally in person, over the phone and thru email.
  • Flexibility. No matter how hard we try to capture everything in your job description, something will come up that we missed. The ability to take changes in stride will serve you well.
  • Multitasking. The job will require you to be able to keep several balls in the air at once. No two days will be the same but you must be ready to handle whatever is thrown at you.
  • Quick list of hard skills: Phone management and clear speech, Organization, Time management, Microsoft Office; general computer skills

Candidates must also possess and share our core values below:

We are passionate about our work.

  • We enjoy coming to work every day.
  • We approach problems with excitement and energy.
We are honest in all of our dealings.
  • We do the right thing no matter what we are doing.
  • We never compromise our integrity.
We serve others before ourselves.
  • The service we provide is speaking for those who cannot advocate for themselves.
  • We are kind and caring to all we encounter—including our opponents.
We believe excellence is a habit.
  • What you do and how you do it are reflections of who you are.
  • We never cut corners.
  • Be proud of your work and make work worthy of yourself
We have courage of conviction.
  • Understand what is most important about the work we do;
  • Believe in the work you create; and
  • Be bold.
Our Success is Strategic
  • We believe success requires thoughtful planning, intentional action, and a persevering spirit

Email us at [email protected] for a confidential conversation about what our firm has to offer you.

Litigation Paralegal

Full Time

 

Broussard, David & Moroux is a top personal injury law firm in downtown Lafayette that offers potential for advancement, annual salary increases, holiday bonuses, generous holiday schedule and competitive benefits for employees. We are currently seeking an experienced Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal to join our legal team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in personal injury litigation, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities: 
  • Assist attorneys in all aspects of litigation support and trial preparation;
  • Manage and organize case files;
  • Communicate with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel;
  • Prepare discovery requests and responses;
  • Schedule and coordinate depositions and court appearances; and
  • Other relevant responsibilities as necessary.
Qualifications
  • At least 5 years personal injury paralegal experience preferred;
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; and
  • Passionate about helping others and dedicated to excellence.
  • Compensation:
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience
Benefits:
  • 100% employer-paid Health and Life Insurance;
  • monthly Health Savings Account contribution from employer;
  • 401k contribution after one year;
  • generous holiday schedule;
  • Employee appreciation and team building events.

We invite you to join a firm where passion, honesty, service, excellence, toughness, and smart thinking converge to create a truly exceptional experience for our clients and a fulfilling journey for our team.

Email us at [email protected] for a confidential conversation about what our firm has to offer you.

Benefits:
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
Ability to Commute:
  • Lafayette, LA 70501 (Required)
  • Work Location: In person

Email us at [email protected] for a confidential conversation about what our firm has to offer you.

Associate Attorney

 Full Time

 

Lafayette Personal Injury Firm, practicing primarily medical malpractice litigation, seeks associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience to assist in all aspects of litigation, including investigation, discovery, research, writing, court appearances and depositions. Must be organized, intuit needs, work with little direction, and be a fast learner. Must be a team player and collaborate well with others. We are looking for someone who will be a good fit for our office and who will be with us long term. May consider slightly less experience if the person is the right fit and has experience in trial advocacy as well as a clerkship with a PI firm, or a medical background. Salary DOE. Please submit resumes to [email protected]

 

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Full Time

June 28, 2024 

BRANDT & SHERMAN INJURY LAWYERS - 3 years experience required in Personal Injury Law Job Responsibilities: × Maintain client communication regularly × Gather and analyze intake information and relevant documents associated with new files × Initiate claims, verify coverage and maintain communication with insurance adjusters to provide case status updates. Assist clients in coordinating medical care for injuries associated with their case × Answer and help prepare discovery, including requests to produce and interrogatories × Obtain and maintain necessary information for each file that includes calls to clients and follow up to ensure sure that the documents are provided × Input and track expenses associated with client files × Collect documentation of all damages sustained such as medical records, bills and loss of wages × Review and interpret medical records and reports × Draft settlement demands for attorney review × Maintain a checklist of standard tasks and reminders associated with cases × Coordinate investigation of defendant’s insurance coverage × Track health insurance liens × Prepare documents and correspondence such as letters of representation, demand letters, billing inquiries, etc × File petitions, motions, voluntary dismissals and necessary litigation documents × Prepare necessary documents for hearings, e.g., motion to compel hearings × Prepare motions, pleadings and other documents/ Prepare mediation and trial binders/ Prepare closings upon settlement and coordinate the signing of the closing documents × Draft correspondence × Trial and mediation preparation Requirements: × 3+ years experience as a Personal Injury Paralegal/Legal Assistant × Excellent verbal and written communication skills × Demonstrates customer service skills × Strong organizational skills × Ability to multi task and meet deadlines × Positive attitude × Proficient in office software, including: Word, Outlook

Please email your resume to [email protected].

Paralegal

Full Time

May 25, 2024

Position: Paralegal - Immediate Opening Lafayette Legal Defense firm seeking capable/seasoned Paralegal with preferably 3-5 years litigation experience to work in a fast-paced environment. Qualifications: Applicant must be organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, have the ability to take direction, interact professionally with partners and colleagues and to work independently. Outstanding organizational and time management skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, reporting skills, confidentiality, professionalism and dependability. Proficiency in software including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Adobe, PowerPoint and Excel and ability to multi task in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting attorneys with preparing various pleadings, including motions and discovery; summarizing deposition; obtaining, updating and summarizing medical records, creating medical timelines. Obtaining employment records, education records, tax return records, SSA records, disability records, military records when applicable. Setting depositions, handling discovery preparation and production and trial preparation. Enhance Attorney effectiveness by keeping cases organized, monitoring calendars including facilitating the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders. Electronic filing with both State and Federal court systems. Maintaining all documents in firm’s document management system electronically. Maintaining a good working rapport with clients. Benefits: Health Insurance, Vision, Dental, Paid Time Off, 401k contributions, Free Parking. Job Type: This position will be working full time 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Salary: Depends on Experience Interested candidates may forward their resume to [email protected]

Associate Attorney

Full Time

 July 31, 2024

LWCC, in Baton Rouge, seeks Associate Attorney with 4-6 years' experience in Louisiana and/or federal workers' comp defense. Specialize in State Workers' Comp and Maritime litigation. Contribute to impactful litigation and benefit recovery. Competitive benefits package and friendly company culture. Apply HERE, at LWCC.com/careers, or contact [email protected].