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Bilingual Litigation Assistant

Summary

We are seeking a qualified Litigation Assistant to join our team. As a Litigation Assistant, you will be responsible for managing the law firm's day-to-day operations, including carrying out administrative services and supporting the legal team. This position's ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem-solving skills, and comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic workplace.

Responsibilities

Perform administrative duties (scheduling calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics)

Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes.

Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices.

Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow.

Collect, examine, and organize evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation

Draft and proofread correspondence and legal documents, such as pleadings and contracts

Research regulations, laws, and legal articles to assist with the preparation of reports, case files, and legal advice

Manage client billing by preparing, finalizing, and sending out bills, as well as resolving billing issues in cooperation with the billing attorney

Communicate with clients and witnesses to schedule meetings, interviews, and depositions

Manage, organize, and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing systems

Qualification

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

Associates degree in paralegal studies, a paralegal certificate, or a bachelor's degree is preferred.

Bilingual English and Spanish. (preferred)

At least 2 years of experience as an administrative assistant (preferably in a law firm or in a corporate legal department), legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal.

Experience in Personal Injury, WC, Premises, or other injury related practice areas. (preferred)

Must possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, handle a fast-paced environment, and manage workload with a great attitude and minimal supervision.

Great written and communication skills, be proficient in calendar depositions, mediation, and hearings.

Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures, practices, etc.

Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail

Extensive computer and database expertise, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and type no less than 35 wpm.

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Job Type
Full Time
Salary
N/A
Experience
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Posted
72 days ago

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