SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Litigation Legal Assistant based in the New York office supporting the Litigation Practice Group. This position will involve tasks such as assisting attorneys in all aspects of litigation. Primary responsibilities will be managing calendars and assisting in meeting deadlines and preparing and editing correspondence. Proficiency in Microsoft Word necessary
What You'll Do:
Drafting, revising, and reformatting pleadings, motions, correspondence, discovery, and other legal documents.
E-file all court documents in state, federal, and appellate courts.
Maintain pleading and discovery binders.
Manage all incoming mail.
Manage calendars and assist in meeting deadlines.
Communicate with clients, courts, and attorneys.
Opening new files, preparing conflicts checks and drafting engagement letters.
Process monthly billing, time entry and general office responsibilities.
Perform other administrative duties as assigned in support of attorneys.
What You'll Bring:
Minimum of 3-5 years as a legal assistant in a law firm required.
Associate degree a plus
State (NY) and Federal e-filings experience required.
Proficient with MS Office Suite, including advanced use of MS Word (including redlining, comparing documents, advanced formatting, Table of Contents and Table of Authorities creation and manipulation, and hyperlinks).
Proficiency in the use of document management systems (iManage preferred)
Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and computer skills.
Excellent organizational skills; very detail- oriented.