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Legal Assistant

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Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Newark, NJ

Date Last Verified

Nov 13,2017

Posted on

Apr 27,2017
Practice Area
Construction >> Construction
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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Legal Assistant The candidate types general correspondence, memoranda and complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group. 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 US 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. Should preferably have experience in Labor Law/construction cases and products liability matters. Must be proficient in MS Office programs. Should have the ability to type 65-75 wpm. Familiarity with electronic filing in Federal and State Court is needed.

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