Berkeley Research Group

  • Case Assistant

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix | US-DC | US-IL-Chicago | US
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1986
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Consulting Staff
  • Overview

    Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally.


    Our growing personal injury consulting practice has an immediate opening for a part time case management Paralegal / Legal Assistant. The Case Assistant will handle and be responsible for 40-50 files.

     

    The successful candidate will have exceptional organizational and multitasking skills; be able to prioritize and work independently with a multifaceted voluminous workload; have good written and oral communication skills; and work well in a team of consultants and experts. Prior litigation legal experience is required; preferably in personal injury law.  Candidates must have experience managing a sizable case load independently, corresponding with attorneys and paralegals/legal assistants, managing documents, maintaining calendars, and managing deadlines. Prior experience coordinating with expert witnesses a plus.

     

    This position can be based in Phoenix (AZ), Washington (DC), Chicago (IL), or virtually (work from home).  This position may have a flexible work schedule (part-time or full-time).

    Responsibilities

    • File management including opening and closing files
    • Document management including requesting, obtaining, organizing and filing documents
    • Calendar management including scheduling appointments, maintaining calendars and managing deadlines
    • Draft routine correspondence and communicate with clients 
    • Communicate case status and progress to the team
    • Input case information into file database and case management software
    • Data entry and research projects as requested
    • Prepare production documents and testimony binders as requested

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required, advanced skills or education is a plus
    • At least 7-10 years of prior litigation legal experience is required; preferably in personal injury law
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
    • Ability to work well independently and manage deadlines
    • Highly organized
    • Highly motivated

    Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship.


    BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

     

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