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Legal Assistant/Paralegal The candidate will answer phone calls regarding cases, from clients, doctors, attorneys, medical providers, witnesses, etc. Will work on client intakes, set appointments, calendar entries, and file all documents in case files. Monitor and manage all aspects of each client file as directed by the attorney. Draft deposition summaries, medical record summaries, interrogatory responses, filing, and organization. Track and notify attorneys of deadlines for cases, and follow up to make sure deadlines are met. Provide administrative support to a lawyer, enhance office effectiveness and attend trials as necessary. Transcription and typing legal documents and correspondence. Prepare letters, pleadings and other documents as needed. Edit, format and proofread a variety of documents. Coordinate and schedule meetings, depositions and conference calls. File pleadings, motions, and discovery with court systems. Must have 3+ years of experience. Must have Experience in a previous or current job(s) where there was a strong need to be: detail oriented, thorough, and assertive. Must have working experience as a legal assistant or other relevant work, preferably in civil litigation with plaintiff orientation. Experience in filing w/both state and federal systems (Alafile and PACER) is essential. Must have familiarity with the law, legal procedures, and protocols and court system. Must have strong computer skills with the ability to learn new software if needed. Should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, strong word processing skills including transcription. Familiarity with pc and Mac computers is essential. Familiarity with Alafile and Alacourt is essential. Must be proficient Internet research. Ability to type 75 wpm is essential. Good communication skills, strong written communication is essential. Excellent secretarial and organizational skill is essential.
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