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Litigation Legal Assistant (IMMEDIATE HIRE)

San Diego, CA · Legal
Job Title – Litigation Legal Assistant
Company Location – San Diego, CA
Hybrid (1 day WFH, after 90day probation period)
Full Time, Direct Hire
Salary - DOE

**** IMMEDIATE HIRE ****


Job Summary of the Litigation Legal Assistant position
Integr8staff seeks an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant for a highly-regarded and continually growing law firm offering tremendous growth potential. This position will support 2 busy litigation partners in business litigation and must have trial preparation experience.

Responsibilities of the Litigation Legal 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
e-Filing – State and Federal
Manage and plan calendar of all appointments, conferences and meetings
Daily review and prioritization of client correspondence and communications
Create pleading/discovery binders, indexing and filing documents, organize and file case documents.
Client Intakes, editing contracts and handling mailings
Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings
Prepare draft engagement and confirming letters as needed
Prepare and submit new matters; change intakes for existing matters concerning adverse parties and billing contact and other information and collaborate as needed
Prepare and submit preliminary conflict checks on behalf of the Partner
Arrange and coordinate travel arrangements
Partner timesheets, expense summaries, and client bills
Assists with overflow work and other projects as assigned
Performs overflow typing, filing, or photocopying as time permits and as requested by other attorneys
Maintain client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential

Requirements of the Litigation Legal Assistant position
Minimum of 5 yrs. of California business litigation experience
Experience with federal, state, and appellate court filing rules and procedures with a strong litigation background
Must have trial preparation experience.

Redline large agreements/documents, use Comparite, have good proofreading skills
Knowledgeable in formatting pleadings, creating TOC/TOAs
Able to compile exhibits (e.g.: for declarations in support of motions/briefs, e-file dispositive motions, etc.)
e-filing experience required
Calendaring using CompuLaw, experience with iManage
Knowledge of preparing tables of contents and authorities.
Excellent proofreading and writing skills, and great attention to detail
Exceptional administrative, follow-up, initiative, organizational skills
Excellent typing, formatting, and computer software skills needed
Knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, and iManage or similar document management system
Knowledge of CompuLaw, Best Authority, Kofax, and CCC Macros is a plus
Bachelor’s Degree preferred


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

 

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