Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 03, 2020

Posted on

Jan 31, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


San Rafael, CA, United States


Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
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TYSON & MENDES is looking for an EXPERIENCED LEGAL ASSISTANT to join our team of litigators. A successful candidate would already have worked in a fast-paced defense firm focused on civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law and will be ready to hit the ground running. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with daily administrative tasks.
  • Docket deadlines.
  • Coordinate attorney travel arrangements.
  • Format all pleadings and correspondence.
  • Schedule depositions, hearings, conference calls.
  • Assist with trial preparation.
  • File documents in State and Federal Courts.
  • Assist with document management and file organization.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3+ years experience as a litigation legal assistant.
  • Preferred insurance defense and/or personal injury experience.
  • Solid understanding of civil litigation (state and federal calendar deadlines and rules).
  • Experience with State/Federal court filings, One Legal and ECF filings.
  • High proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Articulate, organized and a team player with excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

It is the policy of Tyson & Mendes to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.

Company info

Tyson & Mendes LLP

Company Profile

Exceeding client expectations through unparalleled service and unbeatable results. Everyone we represent has created something worth insuring. We believe it is our responsibility to protect what our clients have built. Our firm began as two attorneys in the trenches, working to give our clients the best defense and the best service of any firm in the industry. Today, we are an AV rated litigation firm with over 130 lawyers committed to providing our clients with exceptional service and results across the nation. Tyson & Mendes takes pride in quickly responding to the individual needs of our clients. We get to know our clients’ business in order to provide the most practical and personalized defense possible. With the use of advanced technologies, along with precise legal and support staffing, we are well equipped to efficiently manage any size litigation. From our multi-billion dollar, landmark Howell v. Hamilton Meats California Supreme Court decision to our many jury trial wins, Tyson & Mendes has set itself apart as a leader on damages. We are regularly “parachuted in” shortly before trial to triage high stakes litigation. We go up against the biggest plaintiff’s attorneys in the nation, and we win — repeatedly. Our track record affirms we do things differently and more effectively than other defense firms. Learn more about the Howell case and get to know our Complex Trial Team. We currently have offices throughout California, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Florida. Each office is fully equipped to handle cases in all of our practice areas – and strives to meet our high standards of service and representation.

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