Litigation Legal Assistant


Litigation Legal Assistant

Christian & Small LLP has an immediate opening for a full-time litigation legal assistant. The successful candidate will assist attorneys through the performance of complex administrative duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process.

 

Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners.
  • Drafting correspondence; and typing and formatting legal documents.
  • Opening, organizing, managing and closing files.
  • A team player who will take ownership and become familiar with clients, cases, and files.
  • Expert knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and basic math.
  • Highly proficient in scheduling meetings and managing calendars; and making and/or changing travel arrangements.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum four years experience in a litigation support role in a law firm preferably in the areas of Business & Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Product Liability, Professional Liability and Real Estate.
  • Substantial knowledge of legal terminology, regulations and court system.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, transcription software, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of document management software systems.
  • Candidate must be highly organized, detail-orientated and proactive.
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent preferred.

 

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: lsl@csattorneys.com

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