We are looking for a full-time, self-motivated Litigation Legal Assistant/Paralegal. The successful candidate needs to be able to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, demanding environment. The successful candidate must have a minimum of three years’ experience in litigation and be a team player.
The responsibilities of the Legal Assistant include but are not limited to:
– Preparing documents for court applications;
– Handling multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately;
– Scheduling appointments;
– Drafting correspondence;
– Dictation to a high quality and accuracy with attention to details;
– Opening and closing files;
– Communicating with clients;
– Diarizing files;
– Assisting lawyers and other staff members as required.
At least three or more years experience working in the litigation field, with a high level of professionalism, and an understanding of discretion and client confidentiality.
The ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately. To be able to prepare court documents accurately and with minimal supervision from start to finish. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), dictation, SPIN website, and general office equipment. Strong communication and organizational skills, strong proofreading skills, and able to work with tight deadlines.
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send resumes, cover letters and references to Linda Manning, Office Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you.