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Legal Assistant – Personal Injury

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is looking for an energetic and detail oriented Legal Assistant to join our group of professionals who will be responsible for supporting trial attorneys with personal injury cases in State and Federal Courts in their Dover, NH office. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years’ experience. To be successful in this role candidate must demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a team, in addition to working independently.

Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:

  • Management of personal injury files
  • Experience with contacting claims adjusters
  • Experience with requesting, reviewing and organization of medical records
  • Preparing medical evidence for trial
  • Scheduling permanent impairment evaluations
  • Preparation of general correspondence, motions and objections
  • Have solid knowledge of Court Rules and all discovery deadlines
  • Assist with discovery and document management
  • Serve and file legal papers in the correct court and familiarity with electronic filing systems in both State and Federal Court
  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Adobe, Centerbase, NetDocuments, scanning and maintaining electronic files
  • Must have excellent communication skills via email, phone, and with clients, court staff and opposing counsel
  • Must be highly organized with an ability to prepare case files for attorneys to use at court hearings
  • Must have excellent secretarial skills, the ability to multi-task and under pressure, and able to prioritize is required
  • Attention to detail and proofreading skills are a must have

Why Choose Shaheen & Gordon?

It’s different here. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is a full-service law firm with offices in Concord, Dover, Manchester, Nashua, and Peterborough, NH and Maine. We’re proud to offer our clients personalized care for their case that’s backed by the combined experience of our large legal team. Since 1981, we’ve grown to become a firm of many experienced attorneys with offices in New Hampshire and Maine, but we’ve never stopped offering our clients the personalized attention that’s allowed us–and them–to succeed.

Shaheen & Gordon is proud of the extensive benefit options that we offer to our employees. Full-time employees are eligible for:

  • 401(k) + match
  • Medical insurance with HRA deductible reimbursement or opt-out cash in lieu
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • Accident and critical illness insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Flexible spending account (FSA) & Dependent care account (DCFSA)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Bereavement leave
  • Paid vacation days accrued on a weekly basis
  • 6 paid sick days
  • 11 paid holidays

Shaheen & Gordon is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws in all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, transfer, promotion, discipline, compensation, termination, and layoff.

Shaheen & Gordon presents a pleasant and supportive work environment. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit your cover letter and resume to

No phone calls or agencies please.