Legal Assistant

Full-time
San Francisco, CA
Posted 3 years ago

J&R Ross Agency, L.L.C., a professional legal recruiting firm, is seeking a Legal Assistant to join an established rapidly growing law firm. This role is a perfect fit for a Legal Assistant who is interested in joining an established 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafts and reviews legal correspondence including thoroughly proofreading for errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting.
  • Prepares and collects conflict of interest checks, opens new files and maintains client files.
  • Maintains attorneys’ calendars with hearing dates, filing deadlines, and other dates of importance.
  • Makes client and client-related appointments for attorneys as necessary.
  • Professional demeanor with all Firm’s clients, attorneys, staff and vendors. Including responding to messages and requests in a timely manner and performing job duties with enthusiasm and a genuine perceivable zest to be of service.
  • Familiar with state and US Federal Court Case Management/Electronic Case File (CM/ECF)/PACER system, including submission of electronic filings.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in software programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, or other similar software programs necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
  • Provide assistance to others within firm when requested based on priorities of current work-in-hand, promoting teamwork and mutual cooperation among all staff members.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • One to two years litigation secretarial experience.
  • Experience maintaining paperless files.  iManage experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of service deadlines for various litigation tasks, including familiarity of the California Code of Civil Procedure.
  • Must successfully pass a background and drug screen.

 

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Job CategoryLegal

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