Litigation Legal Assistant

Hiring Need: Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: Rochester, New York

Experience: 2-3 years of litigation legal assistant experience

Expected duties include but are not limited to: drafting letters; filing pleadings, motions, orders, etc.; arranging for service of process; scheduling depositions; securing court reporters; ordering medical records; assisting with discovery demands and responses and assisting the litigation lawyers in any way necessary. May also have light overflow work as needed to support firm, ex: filing, reception fill-in or backup, light office cleaning.

Compensation: commensurate with experience

Skills:

Must have basic:

  • Typing skills (60wpm or better)

  • Microsoft Word knowledge

  • Phone proficiency

  • Personal relationship skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Mailing

Preferred:

  • Microsoft Office suite proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Dictation

  • Document drafting & preparation

  • Knowledge of filing documents with county and clerk’s office

  • Knowledge of service of process and affidavits of service

  • Knowledge of E-filing for all state court & surrogate’s court matters

  • Knowledge of federal court filings

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