Personal Injury Attorney

FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Pay Rate: $90,000 per year

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Job Title: Personal Injury Attorney

Job Overview: As a Personal Injury Attorney, you will represent clients who have been injured due to the negligence or wrongful actions of others. Your primary responsibility will be to provide legal counsel and advocacy to help your clients receive fair compensation for their injuries and losses. This role requires strong legal knowledge, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to seeking justice for your clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Client Consultation: Meet with clients to discuss their injuries, assess the merits of their cases, and provide legal advice on potential courses of action.

  2. Case Investigation: Conduct thorough investigations to gather evidence, including medical records, accident reports, and witness statements, to build a strong case.

  3. Legal Research: Research relevant laws, regulations, and legal precedents to develop effective legal strategies.

  4. Negotiation: Negotiate settlements with insurance companies or opposing parties on behalf of your clients to secure fair compensation.

  5. Litigation: Prepare legal documents, including complaints, motions, and pleadings, and represent clients in court when necessary.

  6. Advocacy: Advocate for your clients' rights and interests, ensuring they receive appropriate compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering.

  7. Client Communication: Keep clients informed about the progress of their cases, answer their questions, and provide updates on legal proceedings.

  8. Legal Counseling: Advise clients on the potential outcomes and risks of their cases, helping them make informed decisions.

  9. Mediation and Settlement: Participate in mediation sessions to resolve disputes without going to trial when possible.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the state bar and licensure to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction.
  • Strong knowledge of personal injury laws and regulations.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Trial experience is a plus.
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Compassion and empathy for clients.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a legal team.

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