Legal Assistant-Civil Litigation

Atlanta, GA
Posted 2 years ago

J&R Ross Agency, L.L.C., a professional legal recruiting firm, is seeking a Legal Assistant-Civil Litigation Defense with 3+ years of experience to join an established and rapidly growing law firm. This position requires very strong MS Word; Excel skills; and a minimum typing speed of 75 wpm. This role is a perfect fit for a Legal Secretary with insurance defense experience, who is interested in joining a premier law firm with a host of growth opportunities.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability and Profit Sharing.

The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Draft, transcribe, proofread, edit and file court documents and related correspondence, memorandum, pleadings and related documents
  • E-file documents with local, state, federal and appellate courts and assist with paper filing in office
  • Handle the incoming and outgoing mail for the attorneys supported
  • Maintain team and court calendars and keep attorneys aware of scheduled events and approaching deadlines
  • Schedule deposition, meetings and conference calls
  • Assist with travel arrangements when necessary and reserve conference rooms
  • Communicate by phone and email with clients, maintaining professionalism and a high level of customer service at all times
  • Maintain files on a regular basis and process expense reports

Required Skills and Experience:

  • High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Type at least 75 wpm
  • Five or more years of legal litigation assistance experience is required, large law firm experience is a plus

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and able to prioritize, have a high level of organizational skills and possess a strong work ethic. This is truly a team environment and your legal knowledge, skills and reliability will be rewarded here! Employees are offered a generous benefits package and great working environment.

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