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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileContract Legal Assistant The candidate will be supporting the land use practice area, complex litigation practice area, environmental regulatory and varied law practice areas. Handling an extremely heavy workload calendar with high level of court case scheduling and client meetings. Composing, preparing, revising and finalizing written documents and correspondence as directed by the attorney. Preparing client intake forms, retainer agreements and electronic filings. Maintaining attorney files in a consistent and logical manner. Full transcription services - highly skilled in voice and media. Answering phones in a courteous and professional manner. Scheduling meetings and conference calls, Opening and forwarding all forms of mail – paper, electronic and voice. Entering billable time and disbursements. Faxing and scanning documents. Managing calendars and contacts. Researching case histories and general documents/materials for attorneys via Westlaw and/or other requested platforms.
Qualification and Experience
Should have 2 years of experience as a Legal Assistant supporting attorneys in varied practice areas with strong support in Land Use, Environmental Regulatory Approvals and Complex Litigation matters. Good working knowledge of New Jersey rules and civil procedures with federal court filings needed. Should have competency in legal support duties; i.e., creating blacklines, comparing documents, creating signature pages, inserting attorney comments to draft documents and accurately billing time. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook; particularly Word and Excel will be required. Superior written and verbal communication skills are required. Exceptional critical thinking skills are required.
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