Litigation Legal Assistant

03/25/2024 Job ID: 625

Litigation Legal Assistant

Dallas, Texas Direct Hire $70,000 - $85,000 Home/Office Hybrid Legal Recruiter: Melissa Pavlicin

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A dynamic Uptown Dallas AM 100 Law firm is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant. We are looking for someone highly motivated with a minimum of 5 years of law firm experience related to litigation. Competitive pay, great location and benefits and an opportunity to join a firm and grow your career! Maybe it really is time for a change?

Responsibilities

  • Format, input, edit, retrieve, copy, scan, and transmit legal documents
  • Maintain legal files (paper & electronic), coordinate and file documents in designated order, as well as prepare, proofread and process legal and administrative correspondence
  • Process time entry, open new matters, draft engagement letters and audit responses, make travel arrangements, process reimbursement expenses, maintain calendar, prepare agendas, review and preparation of billing invoices, and other administrative duties as needed
  • Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service
  • eFiling – State and Federal
  • Create pleading and discovery binders, index, file and coordinate case documents
  • Editing Contracts
  • Use docketing/calendaring department to track court and filing deadlines
  • Assists with overflow work and other projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of litigation experience in a law firm
  • Extensive knowledge of litigation e-filings and trial procedures, federal, state and appellate court procedures, and federal and state court rules is required
  • Labor and Employment and Corporate experience a plus
  • Strong administrative, technical and social skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and prioritize accordingly
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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