The firm seeks an experienced full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join its dynamic practice. The ideal candidate should have at least 3 years of experience in a law office setting, with specific experience in civil litigation.
Primary responsibilities include:
Preparing pleadings and other documents for mailing, service and filing with court;
Managing discovery, including drafting discovery requests and calendaring discovery deadlines; organizing, reviewing and analyzing documents for production; and organizing, summarizing and analyzing medical records;
Maintaining the firm’s calendar on assigned files;
Pre-trial preparation, including organizing and indexing exhibits; preparing trial binders; and serving as liaison between the firm and third parties such as witnesses, clients, vendors, experts and courtroom personnel;
Supporting lead attorney, associate attorneys, and other paralegals, as required.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience of relevant civil litigation experience as a paralegal at a law firm;
Must demonstrate a strong knowledge of both federal and state court rules and calendaring experience (e-filing experience required);
Outstanding reading, writing, analytical, and communication skills;
Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and to prioritize work effectively while working under the pressure of deadlines;
Work independently and also successfully as a team player in a busy but congenial office environment;
Possess advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
Paralegal Certificate Required; Notary Public Commission Certificate preferred.
Compensation will be DOQ. EOE.
Please include a cover letter detailing why you would be the best candidate and submit your resume to be considered for the position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atchison, Barisone & Condotti, APC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. Atchison, Barisone & Condotti, APC prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.
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