Litigation Legal Assistant (Plano) (DFM #922)

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High-profile, national law firm in Plano is seeking a highly competent Litigation Legal Assistant to support various attorneys in a busy litigation practice area!  The position requires a confident, proactive professional with solid administrative experience.   The ideal candidate will possess superb organizational skills, the ability to handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously, adapt quickly to meet deadlines and exercise independent judgment.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

-Assists with litigation responsibilities (drafting/revising pleadings, motions, briefs, etc.)

-Manage incoming and outgoing electronic communications (including telephone, email and fax)

-E-filing with the various courts

-Computer proficiency (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)

-Law firm experience preferred

-Interact with staff and attorneys at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient

-Review and submit conflict conflict checks, new clients and client matters

-Partner with accounting to ensure accuracy in billing pursuant to client requirements; perform pre-bill edits, prepare invoices for payment as requested by timekeepers

-Coordinate travel arrangements and prepare itineraries

-Tracks and reports CLE hours for assigned attorneys

-Type, format, edit, and save documents in document management system

-Assist with preparing, drafting, and proofreading documents, including cross-referencing, and running document comparisons

-Schedule and coordinate conference rooms including hospitality, facility and technology needs

-Organize, analyze, and identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent materials from various jurisdictions.

-Provide event planning and coordination support as needed.

-Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job.

 

Qualifications/Skills:

-4-10 years prior experience in a litigation practice area

-Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational abilities, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and proactive business style required

-Advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)

-Typing speed of 60 wpm

 

The firm offers a 37.5 hour work week, parking, paid OT, etc. in beautiful offices!

 

This is a hybrid position-3 days in the office and 2 days remote! 

 

Salary:  $65,000-75,000

 

 

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