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Legal Staff Paralegal in Seattle, WA

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Company name

Johnson, Graffe, Keay, Moniz & Wick, LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Seattle, WA

Posted on

Jul 30,2018

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Legal Assistant Duties: Initial case assignment handling including conflict checks, staffing, and budgeting. Draft correspondence. Court filings. Calendar management. File organization. Communication with clients, adjusters, opposing staff, court personnel. Assist attorney in preparing for trials, court hearings and all aspects of pretrial litigation in both state superior and federal courts. Draft and assemble various pleadings and motions, to be filed in state superior and federal courts. Draft and organize discovery requests and responses. Importing electronic documents.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 2+ years of recent litigation legal assistant experience. Medical malpractice experience is a plus. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Well versed in WA state court procedures and rules. Ability to work with minimal amount of supervision to effectively prioritize, manage and meet workload/caseload deadlines. Ability to adapt to various work styles and personalities both internally and externally. A team player who participates and contributes to the success of the firm. Pleasant and professional attitude. Strong and effective written and oral communication. Impeccable attendance and ability to work overtime when needed. Must be proficient with technology, including MS Office Applications and Adobe Pro. Familiar with various areas of law, primarily Insurance Defense.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Johnson, Graffe, Keay, Moniz & Wick, LLP
925 Fourth Avenue
Suite 2300
Seattle, WA 98104