LITIGATION LEGAL ASSISTANT

    Web ID: LSF125070
    Local Location: Jackson Square
    Compensation: $85 - $90,000+
    Education: Bachelor's Degree Preferred
    Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, group term life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, sick time, parental leave. The firm will cover some public transportation costs.
Summary:

Litigation Legal Assistant 

A growing boutique law firm with a national practice seeks a seasoned legal assistant with experience and interest in administrative and litigation support for their SF office. In this role, you will perform a variety of legal and administrative duties for attorneys and will be a functional member of the legal assistant team across the country providing support to other assistants as needed.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include conflicts checks and opening new matters, reviewing documents and correspondence; drafting and proofreading pleadings, preparing exhibits for filing, downloading and saving court filings, scheduling and preparing hearings, conferences, and mediations; preparing, finalizing, and submitting court filings; client communication; billing time entry for attorneys; reviewing attorney prebills, calendaring, docketing and file management (electronic and paper), tracking client budgets, preparing pleading templates with Styles and additional general administrative assistant and office responsibilities. Must have experience and be comfortable filing in different states and jurisdictions, including federal courts.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be a team player with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years litigation experience in a law firm, supporting multiple attorneys, ideally experienced in complex litigation and appellate cases
  • Advanced knowledge of California Rules of Civil Procedure and Appellate Procedure, and filing in Federal, State, and US Appellate Courts
  • Possess experience with the following software: PACER, CM/ECF/E-Filing, ShareFile, Dropbox, TrueFiling, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Adept at proofreading and editing documents and client bills
  • Proactive and highly organized and skilled at document management

To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume.