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Legal Assistant / Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for the following: General case management. Will be reviewing and setting up new matters, identifying clients and contacts, calendaring any critical dates and assisting with fee approval requests as necessary. Review, proofread and prepare responses drafted by the attorney for filing, including collection of exhibits, preparation of certificates of service, summons, cover letters. Responsible for general file research - requesting additional needed documentation from client and other task requests researching entity information as needed, etc. Monitoring deadlines, alerting attorney of critical dates, calendar dates and follow ups. Assist attorney with hearing preparation. Conferring with the court to schedule hearings and to obtain information as needed. Assist administrative staff with providing client updates as needed, handle client liaison (i.e.. buffer between client and attorney), provide clients with requested information, obtain information from client, send and receive documents, provide updates when requested from direct client contact via email. Confer with opposing counsel, Court officers and interested parties regarding files. Research local court rules, confer with clerks, etc. to ensure compliance with court expectations, Enter information in Practice-Panther and update as necessary. And all other job duties as assigned. Must have recent Legal Assistant experience, experience with litigation procedures and processes, ability to work with high energy manager who is demanding. Should have strong communication skills, proficient with MS Office. Note: This position is Contract to Hire.
Posting ID: 6283357
Company infoGabriela Palacio