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Legal Assistant

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Hartford, CT

Date Last Verified

Jul 18,2017

Posted on

May 10,2017
Practice Area
Construction >> Construction
Employment >> Employment
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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Legal Assistant The candidate will assist on types general correspondence, memoranda and complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group. Will transcribes dictation tapes (letters, memos of law, motions and briefs). Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar. Prepares check requests for processing with appropriate backup and timely submission to accounting for payment. Types and coordinates expense reports. Enters and edits attorney’s time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required. Maintains attorney(s’) appointment calendar. Coordinates all client related travel. Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner. Prepares and updates attorney case lists. Receive, open, prioritize and distribute incoming mail. Prepare materials for distribution via U.S. mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc. Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies. Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm. Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have experience in Labor Law/construction cases and products liability matters. Must have the ability to type approximately 65 – 75 words per minute. Must have familiarity with electronic filing in Federal and State Court. Must have exceptional organization skills. Excellent typing skills is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs.

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