We are currently working with a Law firm and they are looking to hire ASAP!
Full Job Description:
Assisting attorneys with all aspects of litigation file management from inception through trial
Receiving/reviewing all incoming electronic and physical mail, docket court filings, and other legal documents
Managing court and deposition calendars for multiple attorneys
Drafting standard pleadings including answers, discovery demands/responses, stipulations, affidavits, motions and orders
Trial preparation, court filings and assistance with discovery
Communication with adversaries, courts and clients
Regularly reviewing court calendar for upcoming hearings
International law firm with offices throughout the United States, is looking for a Legal Assistant to join our team the Basking Ridge office. The successful Legal Assistant will provide an efficient, proactive and comprehensive secretarial service to a busy team of litigators.
Previous experience and keen interest in insurance defense and coverage litigation
Thorough working knowledge, and experience, working with the Federal and New Jersey court system.
Docketing and calendar management experience
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite
Problem solving abilities and the ability to collaborate with colleagues at all levels
Ability to turn work around in an efficient manner with minimal errors
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Positive attitude and self-motivated with the ability to work independently
Our ideal candidate should have:
If you have these skills and are interested in joining a dynamic team and work community, we encourage you to apply.
Litigation: 2+ (Insurance Defense preferred)
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