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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
Legal Assistant Duties: Scheduling and managing trial calendar. Assisting attorneys with research. Interviewing clients, witnesses and others. Preparing legal documents and arguments. Managing and organizing cases. Preparing briefs and pleadings. Summarizing depositions and other documents. Collecting, retrieving, and analyzing information. Assisting attorneys with trial and its preparation. Specific duties include following up with Doctorâ€™s offices, obtaining medical records, and assisting with negotiations in Personal Injury cases.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Degree from some college is preferred. Personal Injury Legal experience is required. A legal background who is comfortable speaking with clients, performing intakes, and working with the other members of law team to keep things running smoothly. Must have a passion for accuracy and following-through. Be able to conceptualize and prioritize tasks, as well as manage time efficiently. Analytical Skills â€“ Identify problems; collect, organize, review, evaluate, and draw conclusions. Research Skills â€“ Legal research and factual investigation of issues. Written Communication Skills â€“ Command of grammar, spelling, and the English language. Interpersonal â€œPeopleâ€ Skills â€“ Must be a team player. Computer Skills â€“ Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, litigation support, and internet. Ability to multitask. Common sense and good judgement. High personal standards and positive work ethics. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Willingness to learn and work in the legal area. Spanish language fluency is a plus.
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