Litigation Legal Assistant (hybrid WFH schedule)

Web ID: SFLS326010

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Compensation: The salary range for this position is $95K to $115K depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.

Education: Legal Assistants must have a High School Diploma in addition to three years of litigation experience.

Benefits: A full range of medical, financial, and other benefits will also be offered.

Summary:

 

Preeminent global law firm opening for a Litigation Legal Assistant in their San Francisco office. The Litigation Legal Assistant handles complex and specialized administrative and clerical support activities related to the specific work and function of the timekeeper(s) to whom they are assigned.

Job Description:

Essential Functions

  • Prepare, revise and proofread various pleadings, correspondence, memoranda, motions, briefs (Federal, State, and local level), etc.
  • Correspond and communicate with courts, clients, witnesses, experts, and opposing counsel regarding hearings, depositions, trials, and various meetings.
  • Assist with the assembly, production, and tracking of discovery requests and responses.
  • Working knowledge of e-filing procedures and requirements for Federal, State, and local courts.
  • Create and maintain client and administrative files following firm procedures, including within the document management system.
  • Schedule appointments including meeting invitations, video conference details, conference room requests, meal requests, etc., and maintains the attorney’s calendar.
  • Enter and release the attorney’s billable time per firm guidelines. Review proformas for billings received from the Accounting Department to clients for services rendered.
  • Perform initial conflict checks and open/close client matters and prepare engagement letters.
  • Monitor case deadlines and work with Docket Department to ensure deadlines are entered and met.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and track travel expenses for timely reimbursement.
  • Communicate professionally and promptly with internal and external clients to deliver a high level of customer service, consistent with the Firm’s “First in Service” philosophy.

Job Requirements:

Legal Assistants must have a High School Diploma in addition to three years of litigation experience. Must be able to handle multiple priorities at one time, work well with others, and have excellent communication skills. Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and PDF software. Experience with Intapp Time, Intapp Open, Chrome River Expense Reporting, Aderant, Interaction, and iManage are pluses. Must possess an excellent customer service attitude.


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