Berman & Simmons, P.A., a litigation law firm in Lewiston, is seeking a Paralegal to support the practice of a firm partner in plaintiff’s personal injury cases.
A litigation paralegal helps manage civil cases from intake to jury verdict. The Paralegal role offers a supportive and collaborative environment in which you will manage cases, organize and review medical records, write summaries of medical records, draft parts of demand letters and court filings, conduct research, draft correspondence, draft and revise discovery, interact with national expert witnesses, and prepare the attorney for trial.
This practice specializes in seeking justice for survivors of sexual abuse; catastrophic injury and death; industrial accidents, brain injury; and other serious injuries. To respond to increasing demand and specialization, we are seeking applicants with experience from backgrounds including social service agencies with case management; trauma-informed professionals; nurse case managers; law enforcement investigation; other pertinent experience.
Applicants should have the ability to work effectively as a member of a team with attorneys, clients, other paralegals, legal assistants, and outside organizations, as well as have strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to manage many duties simultaneously. Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills, as well as an aptitude for technology, are essential for success in this role.
A bachelor’s degree is preferred, however other work experience and education will be considered. Advanced degree and professionally credentialed applicants are welcome.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneDrive, is required.
This position is full-time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Lewiston office.
We offer an excellent wage and benefit package:
- Paid health, dental & life insurance
- Disability Coverage
- Paid Parental Leave
- 401(k) and profit-sharing
- Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
- Paid parking
- Paid time off
If you would like to join our team and be associated with a firm that is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, please submit your resume and cover letter stating why you want a career in the legal field. Only complete resume packages will be considered.
Carrie L. Bolduc,
Human Resource Manager
Berman & Simmons, P.A.
129 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME 04240