Job Details

Litigation Legal Assistant

Company name

Bernkopf Goodman LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Apr 06, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation
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Profile

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is seeking a full-time legal assistant to support our Litigation Department.

Job Responsibilities

  • Intake of mail and electronic communications.
  • Establishing and organizing electronic files, maintaining and monitoring electronic calendars, tracking deadlines, documenting actions, and inputting information into file database.
  • Preparing and forwarding documents and pleadings as required, including e-filing.
  • Scheduling appointments and meetings with clients and others, including any necessary travel arrangements.
  • Answering phones and engaging with clients and court personnel.
  • Additional administrative duties as assigned.
  • Litigation Assistant will be part of a litigation team and must be capable of, and willing to work with all members of the litigation department.

Requirements

  • Advanced user of MS Office programs.
  • At least two years relevant legal experience required.
  • Experience with contract disputes, title insurance, loan servicing, class action, and construction is a plus.
  • Technically skilled in eFiling pleadings in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts
  • Must be highly organized and be able to multi-task.
  • Fully knowledgeable in creating and maintaining electronic pleadings books, and deposition and trial exhibits.
  • Proficient with preparing Rule 9A motion packages for filing in the Mass. Superior Courts.
  • Must have familiarity with Zoom, Webex, Skype and other virtual communication platforms for purposes of scheduling.
  • Experience creating and editing AIA contract documents utilizing the AIA licensed software is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker a plus.
  • Must be proficient at manipulating Adobe and Excel documents.
  • Must be able to take direction and work independently.
  • Must be proactive in seeking ways to enhance the efficiency of the Litigation team.

Position Details

  • Fulltime, 35 hours per week
  • Flexible/remote work arrangements available
  • Non-exempt (eligible for overtime)
  • Benefits eligible

 

Company info

Bernkopf Goodman LLP

Company Profile

We believe a great law firm is comprised of great people. Across the firm, we look for individuals who emulate the defining attributes that comprise The Bernkopf Way: an independent thinker and self-starter that is highly intelligent, hard-driving, value-oriented, entrepreneurial, business-minded, and collaborative.

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