Law Clerk (Personal Injury)


For this position, please call 866-629-0327 and follow the instructions outlined. We look forward to hearing from you!

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct initial client interviews to gather case information and document injuries and damages. 
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for trials, hearings, mediations, and depositions by managing and organizing case files, exhibits, and other documents. 
  • Conduct legal research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles to assist in case preparation. 
  • Draft legal documents, including but not limited to pleadings, motions, discovery requests, and responses under the supervision of an attorney. 
  • Liaise with clients, witnesses, court personnel, and other professionals to coordinate interviews, meetings, and court dates. 
  • Manage and maintain schedules and deadlines for multiple cases to ensure timely filings and compliance with court requirements. 
  • Obtain, review, and organize medical records, police reports, and other evidence critical to each case. 
  • Prepare and send correspondence to clients, insurance companies, and opposing counsel. 
  • Assist in the preparation of settlement documents. 
  • Perform administrative duties as needed, such as filing, photocopying, and managing incoming and outgoing mail. 

Our requirements are pretty straightforward. To qualify you must:

  • Have an associate’s degree or higher in Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies, or a related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience as a law clerk or paralegal, preferably in personal injury law. 
  • Have a strong understanding of legal terminology, court procedures, and documentation related to personal injury cases. 
  • Have excellent research, writing, and communication skills. 
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Have a high attention to detail and organizational skills. 
  • Have proficiency in legal research software and Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Have a compassionate and professional demeanor with the ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit sensitivity to client needs. 
  • Have a caring and compassionate attitude with clients that’s consistent with firm’s core value of Doing Good by Doing Right. 
  • Have a growth mindset—eager to become an invaluable member of the Chaffin Luhana team. 
  • Be growth-focused, resilient, smart, and compassionate (be a great listener). 
  • Have proven ability to assist attorneys and senior-level paralegals. 
  • Have experience as a paralegal or legal assistant in a law firm setting, preferably a mass tort or personal injury firm.  
  • Have experience with drafting and filing complaints and other pleadings. 
  • Have experience and ability to review medical information and summarize the same with little supervision. 
  • Be highly proficient in Microsoft suite and demonstrated comfort with technology. 
  • We are paperless and expect you to be the same. 
  • Have friendly and calming phone etiquette – you can remain patient even in the most stressful situations. 
  • Have strong time management and multitasking skills – things get busy! 

Perks – A few benefits you’re sure to enjoy:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs 
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching 
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA 
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 10 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it 
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh! 
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)! 
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education! 
  • A strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner! 
  • Philanthropy— our motto is Doing Good by Doing Right in our practice and in our communities – you’ll get to participate in meaningful causes outside of the firm! 
  • Team members also get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!