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compensation: Commensurate with Experience
employment type: full-time

About the Position:

Nationally recognized plaintiff’s litigation firm seeks an experienced legal assistant. The Job duties include calendaring, legal filing, service of process, assistance with drafting pleadings, propounding and answering discovery, ordering medical records, preparation for trials and handling client calls. The successful candidate has prior knowledge of both state and federal court filing procedures, is time efficient, organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize duties, and adhere to company policies and procedures.

Basic Responsibilities:

• Calendar all deadlines
• Send legally formatted correspondence
• Order medical records and medical bills
• Draft basic pleadings and discovery
• Prepare legal documents
• Communicate with the court, attorneys, clients and vendors
• Provide administrative and clerical support as needed
• Prepare trial binders

Skills & Qualifications:

• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Familiarity with federal and state codes of civil procedure and litigation processes
• Solid communication skills both written and verbal
• Resourceful and proactive in dealing with internal and external issues
• Ability to organize, prioritize, and work under pressure
• Ability to negotiate and problem solve
• Compensation: DOE

Education and Experience:

• Minimum 2 years litigation experience

Company Benefits

• 401K
• Medical
• Paid holidays
• Paid vacation and sick days
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6850442267


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