Litigation Legal Assistant

Please send resume in WORD format should you be interested in the
following Litigation Legal Assistant position with our law firm
client in Los Angeles, CA 90024. This is a full-time, direct-hire
position with a salary between $85-95K/year plus benefits. If
you’re not interested, please pass along to your colleagues as we
do pay referral fees.

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90024

Salary: $85-95K/year

OT Eligible: Yes

Bachelor degree required: Preferred

Work week hours: 37.5

Hybrid: 4 days onsite / 1 day remote

Position Summary:

The Litigation Assistant will be primarily responsible for
assisting attorneys with all aspects of litigation including
discovery, pleadings, court filings, and trial preparation in
State and Federal Courts. In addition, you will maintain Compulaw
and Outlook calendars, schedule appointments, answer phones,
prepare and follow up on matters relating to document preparation
and timekeeping/billing, as well as other Legal Assistant duties.

This position has a high degree of interaction with partners,
associates, staff, and clients requiring strong judgment and
professional polish as well as the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Provide support by drafting correspondence, memoranda,
and other legal documents (i.e., pleadings, briefs, closing
documents, discovery shells), submitting same for review,
revising, redlining, comparing, proofreading, assembling,
photocopying, and distributing final material as necessary.

· Prepare files and/or binders for hearings, depositions,
meetings, and trials.

· Manage multiple attorney calendars by working with our
litigation calendaring system Compulaw, Docketing Department, as
well as using Outlook calendars to schedule appointments and
meetings.

· Assist in all aspects of litigation, including Federal,
Bankruptcy, and State court filings and e- filings.

· Assist with client engagement and retention, including
preparation of engagement letters, conflict checks, conflict
waivers, and submitting information to open matters.

· Enter time for timekeepers, working closely with
assigned timekeeper(s) to prepare billings for submission to the
accounting department and forward monthly invoices to clients.

· Submit attorney expenses.

· Provide overflow assistance as requested from different
offices.

· High level of confidentiality as to Firm and client
business matters

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree (preferred) and/or five (5) years of
previous litigation experience.

· Minimum of five years of mid- or large-sized law firm
experience, supporting at least three attorneys

· Advanced skill using MS Word, version 2016, to include
using styles, tracking changes, document comparison, generating
TOC’s and TOA’s, and Outlook; basic proficiency in Excel and
PowerPoint

· Experience NetDocs, CompuLaw, Best Authority, and Adobe
Acrobat Pro/DC preferred.

· Exceptional grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills

· Fundamental knowledge of legal terminology, court rules,
and procedures

· Practical knowledge of client billing

· Organized, reliable, and attentive to detail

· High level of customer service to clients, partners,
associates, and staff

· Work successfully in a team environment.

· Proficient in e-filing using NYSCEF and ECF/PACER

· Knowledge of basic e-discovery principles is preferred.

· Generally familiar with a wide range of legal matters

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