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Personal Injury Paralegal/Legal Administrative Assistant

Wilmington

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, one of Delaware’s largest and most respected law firms with its headquarters in the heart of Wilmington in Rodney Square, is seeking an experienced, talented and motivated Personal Injury Paralegal/LAA specializing in auto cases

This is a non-exempt, on-site, full-time position, with 8:30 am-5 pm schedule.

Summary:  Paralegal/LAA provides a full-cycle case management and support; reports to and works with the attorney(s) on the cases within the Personal Injury section.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • New client intakes and factual case investigation
  • Direct client contact; office appointments, discovery, case monitoring
  • Medical records requests; review and organization
  • Investigative document requests – Police Reports, FOIA requests
  • Case outlines strategy with attorney
  • Cultivate relationships with case specific medical, economic & forensic experts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word for preparation of correspondence, pleadings, etc.
  • Manage client insurance matters (PIP, healthcare liens, Medicare, Medicaid)
  • Demand package and/or medical expense exhibits
  • Settlement negotiations in conjunction with supervising attorney
  • Negotiate healthcare liens post-settlement
  • Pleading preparation; initial suit papers, discovery request or responses, motions, affidavits, petitions, etc.
  • Deposition outline, summaries, strategy as needed in conjunction with supervising attorney
  • Mediation Statements and related ADR matters
  • Trial preparation for pre-trial and post-trial pleadings
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for trial. Maintain case calendar.  Prepare necessary case files. Attend trial hearings.
  • Arrange for service of summonses and subpoenas
  • Document production; typing from handwritten copies, dictation software, and voice-mails;
  • Compose blacklines comparing two documents; convert MS Word to PDF/PDF to MS Word documents.
  • Type and proofread medical documents, legal descriptions, memoranda, correspondence, articles, forms and emails.
  • Monitor all activity in assigned cases and respond accordingly, i.e. calendaring, updates to distribution lists, etc.
  • Send faxes, make copies, scan and import documents into FileSite, send mail by FedEx, Certified Mail, Hand Delivery.
  • E-file with Superior Court & Court of Common Pleas.
  • Perform basic accounting procedures and billing.
  • Adjust to changing conditions, workload, procedures and duties.

Requirements:

  • Previous Personal Injury/Auto Cases Paralegal experience of 3-5 years is required.
  • A college degree is required.
  • Strong technology skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, communicate clearly in writing and verbally, and to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Superior attention to detail; organization skills; flexibility and dependability; motivation.
  • Availability for overtime.

We offer a beautiful facility; salary commensurate with skill level and experience; and excellent benefit package, including immediate coverage under our medical, dental & vision plans, parking/commuting allowance, 401K plan and generous paid time off. 

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and cover letter with your salary expectations to [email protected].

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Accounts Payable Specialist

Wilmington

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, one of Delaware’s largest and most respected law firms with its headquarters in the heart of Wilmington in Rodney Square, is seeking an experienced, talented and motivated Accounts Payable Specialist to join our busy Accounting team. 

This is a non-exempt, full-time position, with 8:30 am-5 pm schedule and occasional later shift on a rotating basis for coverage.

Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review all payment requests for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Verify the accuracy of payment requests including invoice and general ledger coding
  • Understand multi-tiered general ledger structure to accurately code expenses
  • Manage the check runs/ACH payments
  • Prepare manual checks as requested
  • Maintain vendor files and perform 1099 maintenance
  • Serve as liaison for the accounting department to resolve invoice issues and inquiries, both from internal (attorney’s and dept. managers) and external sources.
  • Other accounting duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Prior experience in accounts payable role; law firm experience preferred
  • Elite experience preferred but not required
  • Accounting and data entry experience
  • Positive and professional attitude

We provide competitive compensation commensurate with skill level and experience; excellent benefit package, including immediate coverage under our medical, dental & vision plans, parking/commuting allowance, 401K plan and generous paid time off.

We offer a beautiful facility and professional environment with numerous opportunities for experience and growth.

To be considered for this exciting and challenging opportunity, please e-mail your resume and salary requirements (required) to [email protected]

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Commercial Litigation Paralegal (Part-Time)

Wilmington

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor is seeking motivated and experienced candidates with strong technology aptitude and an interest in technology and litigation to fill a part-time Litigation Paralegal or Legal Assistant position in our Commercial Litigation section.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 3:00 or 4:00 pm-7:00 pm, for a total of 15-20 hours per week.  The position has opportunity for substantial growth.

Qualified candidates will have strong technology aptitude and skills, proficiency (or aptitude to gain proficiency) with court filings (especially through PACER), MS Office Suite – Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; will be highly motivated, organized, dependable and have excellent attention to detail; will possess demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, communicate clearly in writing and verbally, and work both independently and as part of a team. 

Additional requirements for the position are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree (for a title of Paralegal) or Associate’s degree (for a title of Legal Assistant). Alternatively, must be on a path to a degree in college;
  • Previous litigation experience strongly preferred;
  • Excellent technology skills and aptitude;
  • Motivated self-starter, with ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Superior attention to detail and proofreading skills, organizational skills and good judgment;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines;
  • Availability for overtime after hours and weekends to meet case demands;
  • Ability to learn quickly and eagerly.

We provide competitive pay and a professional environment with numerous opportunities for experience and growth. 

To be considered, please e-mail your resume and salary requirements (required) to [email protected]

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Commercial Litigation Paralegal (Full-Time)

Wilmington

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor is seeking motivated and experienced candidates with strong technology aptitude and litigation experience to fill a full-time Litigation Paralegal position in our Commercial Litigation section.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., with one hour for lunch. 

Qualified candidates will have strong technology aptitude and skills, proficiency with court filings (especially through PACER), MS Office Suite – Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; will be highly motivated, organized and dependable, with excellent attention to detail; will possess demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, communicate clearly in writing and verbally, and work independently, as well as part of a team.

Additional requirements for the position are as follows:

  • College degree (Bachelor’s for a title of Paralegal; Associate’s for a title of Legal Assistant)  and previous litigation paralegal experience required;
  • Excellent technology skills and aptitude;
  • Motivated self-starter, with ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Superior attention to detail and proofreading skills, organizational skills and good judgment;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines;
  • Availability for overtime after hours and weekends to meet case demands;
  • Ability to learn quickly and eagerly.

We provide competitive pay, a generous benefits package (including medical, prescription and dental plans without waiting period, and parking/commuting allowance) and a professional environment with numerous opportunities for experience and growth. 

To be considered, please e-mail your resume and salary requirements (required) to [email protected]

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Payroll Coordinator

Wilmington

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, one of Delaware’s largest and most respected law firms with its headquarters in the heart of Wilmington in Rodney Square, is seeking an experienced, talented and motivated Payroll Coordinator to join our busy Accounting team.  Payroll Coordinator reports to the Accounting Supervisor and Director of Accounting and Finance and works in close contact with the Human Resources Department; handles all the firm’s payroll-related functions. This includes processing payroll, taxation forms and benefits, as well as maintaining employee data, handling payroll questions and completing any other tasks necessary for monitoring and overseeing the firm’s payroll process.

This is a non-exempt, full-time position, with 8:30 am-5 pm schedule and occasional later shift on a rotating basis for coverage.

Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze, prepare and input payroll data for a semi-monthly payroll for 200+ personnel in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
  • Audit time and attendance aspects of HRIS for integrity.
  • Process separate payrolls on an as-needed basis, including special bonus runs.
  • Facilitate and ensure appropriate distribution of all year-end tax documents.
  • Participate in annual Workers Compensation and 401K compliance audits.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports for management.
  • Work closely with Finance team on journal entries, account reconciliations and general ledger support.
  • Assist with employee compensation and benefits portion of the annual budget preparation process.
  • Calculate and account for exception pay, where warranted, for PTO, Short-Term Disability and other forms of non-working pay.
  • Stay abreast of all relevant changes and trends in the law and the industry, making recommendations about process improvements and compliance requirements.
  • Other Payroll- and Accounting-related duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business, required
  • 3-7 years of previous Payroll experience
  • Superior attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills; able to work well with all levels of personnel
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Technology aptitude and proficiency with MS Suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and payroll systems

We provide competitive compensation commensurate with skill level and experience; excellent benefit package, including immediate coverage under our medical, dental & vision plans, parking/commuting allowance, 401K plan and generous paid time off. 

We offer a beautiful facility and professional environment with numerous opportunities for experience and growth.

To be considered for this exciting and challenging opportunity, please e-mail your resume and salary requirements (required) to [email protected]

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Intellectual Property Associates

Wilmington

Young Conaway is seeking attorneys to join its expanding intellectual property litigation practice area. 

Associates will work closely with firm attorneys, co-counsel, and national and regional clients to handle complex intellectual property disputes in Delaware’s federal and state courts.  Applicants should have impressive academic credentials and a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation. Delaware bar admission is preferred, but candidates willing to take the Delaware Bar Exam will also be considered.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample to Stacey Funk, Legal Recruiting Coordinator, at [email protected].

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