Legal Assistant

Parsippany, NJ

Post Date: 10/06/2017 Job ID: 7794 Industry: Office Pay Rate: $28.00 - $33.00

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • General secretarial duties including but not limited to answering telephones



    • Processing daily mail



    • Operating office equipment (printers, photocopiers, scanners, etc.)



    • Maintaining attorney s calendar, schedules and contacts



    • Reserving conference rooms for meetings and events



    • Entering attorney s time.



    • Prepare travel itineraries and arrange travel



    • Draft complex correspondence and documents (e.G., court forms, pleadings, e-mails responding to client inquiries) and anticipates attorney s needs



    • Review and edit prebills



    • Prepare and process final billing.



    • Ensure attorney s e-mails and documents are properly filed



    • Create and process new client and new client matter accounts (conflict checks, retainer letter and file opening)



    • Organize and maintain client files and keep filing up-to-date



    • Organize tasks for maximum efficiency and manage conflicting priorities effectively



    • Embrace change and adapt well in new environments



    • Supports a healthcare attorney (calendar, meetings, travel, etc.)







QUALIFICATIONS

    • Prior experience with litigation, briefs, and filings/e-filings required



    • Advanced MS Office, and exposure to PC Law preferred



    • Experience process filings with the court and transcribing tapes



    • Must work well under pressure



    • Strong attention to detail



    • Strong problem solving skills



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