Job Details

Junior Litigation Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Newport Beach, CA

Posted on

Apr 11,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Junior Litigation Assistant The candidate will work closely with, and under the immediate direction of the Litigation Resource Manager, litigation attorneys, and others as assigned. Perform general case management. Perform legal research using Westlaw, Lexis, the internet and various government agency sites. Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, legal memoranda. File court documents. Identify and submit legal documents for docketing, court and case deadlines using firm software. Management of ongoing assigned court and case deadlines. Assist attorneys with reviewing, organizing, and summarizing case materials, mail, and other case related documents. Assist in preparation of matrices, charts, and spreadsheets as needed. Assist in preparation of privilege log. Create, revise, and proofread documents with high accuracy. Assist with mediation and trial preparation. Keep accurate time records for both billable and non-billable tasks. Ability to learn and utilize document management firm software to include Microsoft and Relativity. All other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

An Undergraduate degree and/or ABA approved paralegal certificate highly preferred. Prior litigation experience as a legal secretary and/or junior paralegal preferred. Should have ability to become proficient in state and federal court filings. Must read, write and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Adobe and PowerPoint) is required.

Company info

Salil Bali
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, PC
660 Newport Center Drive
Suite 1600
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Review:

"Very Professional"

Current Employee - Reviewed on September 09, 2017

Hire some more employees to take on the load. That will make things more efficient and help in the long run.

Pros : This is a great place to be, that cares about the employee and the customer very well. I always feel like I am learning here, and that I'm making strides in my career.
Cons : Sometimes, the amount of work that has to get gets stressful. I feel like I work very long hours, when things could be cut down sometimes.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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