Open Positions:

  • Legal Nurse Consultant – Madison Office – View Now

  • Office Manager / Legal Assistant – Green Bay Office – View Now

  • Receptionist / Legal Assistant – Lake Geneva Office – View Now

  • Messenger – Milwaukee Office – View Now

  • Legal Assistant – Waukesha Office – View Now

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GENERAL SUMMARY
Interpret, research and analyze medical-related issues relevant to a legal case or claim. Based on this information provide an informed opinion of the delivery of health care and its results to the attorneys.  This position also fields inquiries regarding medical malpractice claims.

JOB DUTIES:
Review Medical Records:

  • Review medical records for clients who have been injured in motor vehicle collisions, product liability cases and medical malpractice cases to help determine whether professional negligence occurred.
  • Summarize injuries and treatment and identify any missing records.

Consult with Attorney on Cases:

  • Educate attorneys regarding medical facts, timelines, treatments, nursing terminology and other relevant health care information.
  • Act as liaison between attorney, physicians and clients when necessary.

Trial Preparation:

  • Prepare medical fact reports and summaries.
  • Prepare chronologies of medical events, graphic exhibits and other evidence.
  • Draft questions for attorneys to use during medical depositions and at trial.
  • Interview parties involved in a case and prepare witnesses for testifying at trial.
  • Attend trial with attorney when needed.

Respond to Medical Malpractice Inquiries:

  • Determine if inquiry could be considered medical malpractice.
  • Refer valid claims to appropriate attorney.
  • Refer callers to other resources as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Critical thinking skills for complex medical injuries
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to utilize electronic resources
  • Knowledge of managing large files

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • RN
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in the nursing field, preferably with medical surgical experience.

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GENERAL SUMMARY
Pre-suit file management and litigation support in general liability and personal injury claims. Office management and supervision of Receptionist, Legal Assistants and Paralegals.

JOB DUTIES
This position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Legal Assistant Duties
    • Communicate with clients, defense attorneys/staff, doctors, experts
    • Scheduling/calendaring with experts/doctors/clients
    • Schedule depositions/mediations
    • Schedule trial prep and team meetings
    • Manage receipt of all incoming medical records/bills
    • Verify medical balances with providers
    • Draft pleadings
    • Draft answers to or compose discovery
    • Create medical chronologies
    • Create trial notebooks
    • Document and pleading organization
    • E-file documents with the court
    • Assist with trial preparation
    • Transcription
  • Office Manager Duties
    • Manage day-to-day operations of the office
    • Coordinate meetings
    • Track/manage/submit expenses
    • Track vacation and sick time of all support staff
    • Submit office-specific bills to accounting for payment
    • Train new staff
    • Review all office manager e-mails and forward to appropriate staff or take appropriate action
    • Inform staff of firm changes including software updates and changes
    • Work with HR and supervising attorney on staff discipline matters
    • Coordinate with IT department on all office equipment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks
  • Ability to function independently and prioritize assignments
  • Ability to uphold high standards of confidentiality
  • Ability to motivate and lead office staff
  • Team player, positive attitude
  • Organized, detail-oriented
  • Work well under pressure
  • Knowledge/experience with Needles Case Management software a plus

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the legal field; litigation preferred

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GENERAL SUMMARY
To provide administrative and paraprofessional legal support to attorneys and paralegals. General management of the reception area to ensure effective telephone and mail communications both internally and externally to maintain a professional image

JOB DUTIES
This position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Greet clients and guests
  • Answer telephone and direct it to the appropriate person
  • Request medical records and medical bills at the direction of paralegal
  • Request accident reports, 911 calls, and other investigative information at the direction of paralegal
  • Log receipt of medical records and bills / follow up on outstanding requests
  • Request updated medical records and medical bills at the direction of the paralegal
  • Request employment and tax information at the direction of the paralegal
  • Open files, both physically and in case management software
  • Run conflict checks
  • Accurately file correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and other file information in chronological order
  • Schedule meetings, conference calls, etc.
  • Prepare letters and other miscellaneous correspondence
  • Post expenses
  • Process daily mail
  • Process checks
  • Monitor and order office supplies
  • Prepare attorney for weekly firm meeting
  • Litigation support
    • Document and pleading organization
    • Assist with trial preparation

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks
  • Ability to function independently and prioritize assignments
  • Ability to uphold high standards of confidentiality
  • Team player, positive attitude
  • Organized, detail-oriented
  • Work well under pressure
  • Knowledge/experience with Needles Case Management software a plus

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in a professional environment
  • Prior legal experience is preferred

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Messenger – Milwaukee Office- Apply Now

GENERAL SUMMARY

To provide courier services / general maintenance for Habush offices
JOB DUTIES
This position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Daily round trip runs between Milwaukee Office and Waukesha Office
  • Daily bank deposits
  • Pick-up, sort and deliver mail
  • Collect mail at the end of the day and deposit at post office
  • Weekly supply runs as requested
  • Deliver personal mail to attorneys
  • Monitor stock of boxes; order boxes as needed and deliver to offices
  • Deliver legal documents as requested
  • Courier service from various law firms/medical facilities
  • Obtain notarized signatures as needed
  • Transport experts to and from airport/hotels
  • Transport clients to/from medical appointments, depositions, and trials
  • Transport documents between Habush offices throughout the State
  • Routine trips to Madison office relating to trials and marketing
  • Trial prep for attorneys including setting up courtrooms, and retrieving items from the courthouse
  • Taking photographs of injuries, vehicles, and accident scenes
  • Transporting IT Equipment to various Habush offices
  • Transportation of Attorneys/Staff to depositions, trials, and hearings
  • Phone coverage as needed
  • Serve documents as needed on defendants and witnesses
  • Fix minor repairs in the office as needed
  • Sanitize the office throughout the day

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks
  • Ability to function independently and prioritize assignments
  • Ability to uphold high standards of confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate well with staff/clients in a professional manner
  • Team player, positive attitude, and dependable
  • Work well under pressure
  • Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • None required

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Legal Assistant – Waukesha Office – Apply Now

General Summary:

To provide administrative and paraprofessional legal support to attorney and paralegal. This position will directly support an attorney with a full litigation case load and involved in appeals and other brief writing.
Job Duties:

  • Process daily mail/faxes to include electronic routing/filing
  • Screen attorney phone calls
  • Manage attorney calendar
  • Format, index and file briefs, including appellate briefs
  • Request medical records and medical bills at the direction of paralegal
  • Follow up on missing medical information
  • Request accident reports, 911 calls, and other investigative information at the direction of paralegal
  • Open files, both physically and in the case management software
  • Accurately file correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and other file information in chronological order
  • Schedule meetings, conference calls, etc
  • Prepare letters and other miscellaneous correspondence
  • Provide lunch and break relief for receptionist
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Process settlements

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and other electronic resources
  • Prefer knowledge of the appellate process, formatting of appellate briefs, and experience putting together complex briefs with affidavits and exhibits
  • High attention to detail
  • Proofreading
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree preferred
  • Experience with complex briefing preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a plaintiffs’ personal injury environment

 

*Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. is an equal opportunity employer.