Litigation Legal Assistant

Established Law Firm Seeking An Experienced Litigation Legal Assistant- Excellent Team and Benefits!

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A bit about us:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Litigation Legal Assistant to join our dynamic legal team. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your expertise and make a significant impact within our organization. If you are a dedicated professional with a deep understanding of legal procedures and court systems, then we would love to hear from you. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2+ years of experience in a similar role, with a strong background in litigation. You will be working alongside our team of seasoned attorneys and paralegals, providing crucial support on a variety of litigation matters.

Why join us?

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Job Details

As a Litigation Legal Assistant, your key responsibilities will include:

1. Assisting attorneys in preparation for hearings, trials, and meetings.
2. Drafting legal documents, pleadings, motions, and correspondence.
3. Conducting legal research and factual investigation.
4. Coordinating and managing attorney schedules, including court dates and deadlines.
5. Maintaining organized case files and managing case documents.
6. Communicating professionally with clients, opposing counsel, court personnel, and other staff.
7. Ensuring compliance with court rules and legal procedures.
8. Assisting in the discovery process, including preparation of discovery requests and responses.
9. Reviewing and summarizing medical records and deposition transcripts.

The successful candidate for the Litigation Legal Assistant position must possess the following qualifications:

1. A minimum of 5+ years of experience as a Legal Assistant, preferably in litigation.
2. An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies, or related field is preferred.
3. Strong knowledge of legal terminology, court procedures, and federal and state rules of legal procedures.
4. Proficiency in using legal software, Microsoft Office Suite, and electronic legal research tools.
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
6. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
7. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
8. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
9. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
10. Proactive approach to work, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
11. Notary Public certification is a plus.

This position offers a unique opportunity to further develop your legal career. If you meet the above qualifications and are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, we would be delighted to review your application.
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Grand Rapids, MI
Job Type
$50,000 - $60,000