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Personal Injury Litigation Attorney – Binghamton, NY

Job Title:

Attorney

Location:

Binghamton NY

Practice Group:

Litigation- Personal Injury

Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP is seeking a full-time NYS admitted Attorney in Personal Injury Litigation.

Coughlin & Gerhart proudly dates back to the 1890s has grown to include seven offices in New York and Pennsylvania.  As we continue to grow, we remain committed to our founding principles as a law firm focused upon client relationships and our dedication to fully meeting the needs of our individual, business, and municipal clients.

We offer numerous highly experienced and skilled attorneys, diverse practice areas, and a core belief that everyone who seeks the services of a lawyer deserves to be treated as a priority, from the time they meet with us in an initial consultation to when their legal matter is resolved.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing medical records and understanding medical terminology
  • Interviewing clients to understand their case’s details, identifying issues, and determining a strategy for settlement or trial
  • Drafting legal documents such as complaints, motions, briefs, and settlement offers
  • Negotiating settlements with the other party’s attorney and/or insurance companies on behalf of clients
  • Preparing cases for trial by interviewing witnesses, acquiring evidence such as medical records, and conducting investigations
  • Helping clients prepare for mediation sessions or settlement conferences with opposing counsel
  • Educating clients about their legal rights and responsibilities throughout the process
  • Preparing and filing court documents such as complaints or motions
  • Representing clients in court proceedings such as trials or hearings regarding personal injury cases
  • Handling Medicare, Medicaid and private lien issues for clients in the context of a personal injury claim Representing clients in court proceedings such as trials or hearings regarding personal injury cases

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • License to practice law
  • Ability to conduct extensive research and having a detail-oriented approach
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Highly motivated and reliable individual
  • Ability to make sound judgements
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and perform under pressure
  • Ability to offer improved customer experience

 

Please express interest with cover letter and resume to:

Christan Surdey, Human Resources Specialist

Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP PO Box 2039

Binghamton, NY 13902-2039

Email Address: [email protected]

 

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