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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
ProfileLegal Assistant - Business Litigation RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides administrative support to attorneys and paralegals. Formatting briefs, pleadings and other legal documents. Keeping track of attorney time records and billing. Filing legal documents (e-filing skills are preferred). Transcribing dictations. Corresponding with clients. Maintaining calendars. Prepares correspondence of a confidential nature. Arranges meetings and appointments, calendars same. Answers, screens, directs and places telephone calls. Obtains and maintains working knowledge of attorney’s area of practice. Has knowledge/is familiar with specialized legal policies, procedures, formats and terminology. May draft legal documents; compile, analyze and summarize data, perform legal research. May utilize software applications/databases to manage complex legal matters. Prepare expense reports on behalf of attorney.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Associate’s degree (A.A.S.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or 3-5 years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience working as a Legal Assistant in a law firm. Strong communication and relationship management skills. Operates with a high degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail. Ability to manage conflicting priorities while respecting tight deadlines.