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Litigation Secretary (Legal, Practice Assistant)

Century City, CA · Legal
Job Title – Litigation Secretary (Practice Assistant)
Company Location – Century City, CA
100% on-site, M-F, Full Time
Salary –DOE

Job Summary of the of the Practice Assistant position
Integr8staff has an immediate opportunity for a Practice Assistant who will be working for the firm’s shared support services group. This position requires a highly motivated and experienced individual with litigation (e-filings) and trial procedures, federal, state and appellate court procedures, and federal and state court rules.

Responsibilities of the Practice Assistant position
Format, input, edit, retrieve, copy, scan, and transmit legal documents

Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service
Schedule depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters
Create pleading/discovery binders, indexing and filing documents, organize and file case documents
Utilize docketing/calendaring department to track court and filing deadlines
Manage and plan calendar of all appointments, conferences and meetings
Daily review and prioritization of client correspondence and communications
Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings
Arrange and coordinate travel arrangements
Partner timesheets, expense summaries, and client bills
Maintain client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential
 
Requirements of the Practice Assistant position
4+ years of litigation experience in a law firm.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred
At least 4 years of law firm experience as a Litigation Secretary (California litigation experience)
Extensive knowledge of litigation (e-filings) and trial procedures, federal, state and appellate court procedures, and federal and state court rules is required
Type 75+ wpm and have excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation
Ability to learn new skills and systems quickly
Strong technical, organizational and administrative and strong interpersonal skills.
Proficiency with Windows 10, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
Working knowledge of document management systems
Candidate must have the ability to learn new skills and systems quickly.

Updated resume is required for consideration.  Only Local candidates will be considered - Position does not offer relocation or visa sponsorship.

 

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