Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Nov 03, 2021

Posted on

Jul 21, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Savannah, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
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Legal Assistant
Responsibilities: Perform administrative duties (scheduling calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics). Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes. Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices. Implement and improve administrative processes for more efficient workflow. Collect, examine, and organize the evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation. Draft and proofread correspondence and legal documents, such as pleadings and contracts. Research regulations, laws, and legal articles to assist with the preparation of reports, case files, and legal advice. Manage client billing by preparing, finalizing, and sending out bills, as well as resolving billing issues in cooperation with the billing attorney. Communicate with clients and witnesses to schedule meetings, interviews, and depositions. Manage, organize, and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing systems Provide general administrative assistance, such as maintaining the attorney’s calendar making travel arrangements. Assisting with other tasks as requested by the attorney and paralegal.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have a High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Should preferably have an Associates degree in paralegal studies, a paralegal certificate, or a bachelor's degree is preferred with 2 years of experience as an administrative assistant (preferably in a law firm or in a corporate legal department), legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal. Experience in Personal Injury, WC, Premises, or other injury related practice areas is preferred. Must possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, handle a fast-paced environment, and manage workload with a great attitude and minimal supervision; great written and communication skills, be proficient in calendar depositions, mediation, and hearings; applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures, practices, etc. Must be highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Should have strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail; extensive computer and database expertise, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and typing speed of 35 wpm.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Morgan & Morgan, PA.
25 Bull Street
Suite 400
Savannah, GA 31401

Review:

"Great Firm"

Former Employee intern in Tampa,FL City, - Reviewed on March 22, 2019

The management at this firm is awesome for being such a big firm! I do not have any recommendations.

Pros : This is a great firm to work for! Great benefits, wonderful people, and you are always busy which is a great thing always! I would definitely recommend applying.
Cons : I honestly cannot say anything bad about this firm thus far. The only downside is that you can expect to work alot, but thats not always such a bad thing.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2018
Job type : Intern
Length of Employment : 1-2 years

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