Associate Attorney

Legal Minneapolis, Minnesota


Description

About Premier Disability Services
Premier Disability Services, LLC® is a full-service social security disability advocacy firm. We assist individuals in successfully obtaining their Social Security Disability benefits. Each month, our office is contacted by thousands of Americans needing assistance in their disability claim to assist over 100,000 individuals in filing their applications successfully. Learn more about us on our website: https://premierdisability.com/the-premier-difference/about-us/!

Role Overview


Premier Disability Services is seeking an Attorney to join our fast-paced in-house legal team that supports our disability-services clients. In addition to reviewing client cases and appeals, this role will work on various research matters, related to communication with the SSA, DDS and ODAR and more. You will have the opportunity to provide substantive legal advice on various subjects and expand your skills in multiple,complex areas of technology, health and law. You will be expected to work independently with clients and collaboratively with business leaders. You must be comfortable with and adept at juggling and prioritizing many agreements and projects in a very fast paced atmosphere. 

Role Expectations

Must be capable of working independently and possess excellent legal research and writing skills, in addition to having the personal disposition and character necessary to work well with others. Meaningfully contribute to the execution of the company policies ensuring that company practices meet the needs of our clients and the dictates of the Social Security Administration.  Demonstrate a consistent commitment to developing the professional skills and subject-matter expertise needed to increase the extent and quality of their contributions as rapidly as is feasible.


Responsibilities:

  • Use analytical, problem-solving, and communications skills and good judgment to identify potential solutions to legal and other problems. Make and implement timely decisions independently or after consulting with management as appropriate.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of scalable  policies and procedures, administration, tracking, and templates.
  • Appropriately escalating legal and business matters.
  • Review client cases identifying candidates for On the Record (OTR) and Premier Hearing appropriateness
  • Review ALJ and Appeals Council decisions and determine the viability of an appeal to the Appeals council or Federal District Court.
  • Respond to questions, requests for information, and comments regarding the law and other office work product from in-house staff.
  • Conducts legal research requested by management and responds to technical and legal questions.
  • Respond to all issues involving a Better Business Bureau or Bar complaint. Work with in-house staff and client if necessary to avoid Better Business Bureau or Bar complaints wherever possible.
  • Identify SSA, DDS, & ODAR services that may be used by the company to increase efficiency and service clients better.
  • Draft pre-hearing, post-hearing, and/or Appellate briefs on behalf of Premier clients
  • Assist with other Department functions as directed by Supervisor.


Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, business judgment and project management skills that result in the ability to work effectively with executive management and other employees, clients and vendors.
  • Excellent follow-through and multi-tasking skills.
  • Superior analytic and writing skills.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member in good standing of at least one state bar 
  • Law degree from accredited law school Law degree from accredited law school
  • Experience in Social Security Administration desirable 
  • Ability to work efficiently and proactively on multiple projects under tight deadlines while maintaining a commitment to quality.  

About Internet Brands

Success starts with having the right people. At Internet Brands, we value and mentor each member of our growing team. We seek out talented, goal-oriented professionals who live and breathe the Internet and thrive in a flexible but challenging work environment. Our team of innovators has enabled Internet Brands to sustain high levels of profitability and success while evolving along with the Internet for over 20 years.

At IB, we promote an entrepreneurial, friendly culture that applauds innovation and results while embracing change and independence. Our employees are intensely driven and constantly encouraged to reach higher and use creativity to achieve success – all the while enjoying high levels of collaboration and the luxury of coming to work in jeans and sneakers. We are proud to offer a unique blend of the innovation of a start-up with the history, stability, and benefits of an established corporation.


Internet Brands and its wholly owned affiliates are an equal opportunity employer.