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Legal Assistant

ACTS LLP
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Prestigious trial firm looking for a specialized Legal Assistant to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. You will work under the supervision of the attorneys and paralegals in the personal injury litigation department.

Responsibilities:

- File, save, copy and scan physical & electronic filings and mail (ECF, E-filings of America, TrueFiling, Case-Anywhere, documents from client, experts, doctors, medical facilities, deposition officers, etc.); complete mail log daily.

- Communicate with Calendaring Clerk to get all deadlines calendared;

- Keep cases organized by inputting information into the case management software (Smart Advocate);

- Full Preparation of documents for filing, mailing, e-mailing, faxing, cover letters/correspondence;

- Calls to Department Clerk/Court for hearing reservations or questions;

- Reservation of Court Reporters, Videographers, and CourtCalls;

- Confirming with opposing counsel(s) that depositions are going forward;

- Preparation of Retainers/Expert Retainers, check requests & execution;

- Scheduling Doctor Appointments, Inspections, hotel, flights, rental cars and parking reservations;

- Preparation of Document Production (PDF Combining, bate stamping, transferring to CD or flash);

- Preparation of non-engagement/drop letters ;;

- Deposition preparation (printing and assembling exhibits);

- Preparation of binders for Court Hearings and/or Mediation;

- Administrative support to paralegals and attorneys.

Requirements:

- Minimum of 2+ years experience working in a civil litigation firm;

- Knowledge of state rules of civil procedure and federal rules of procedure;

- Knowledge of applicable litigation subject areas, including relevant terminology and processes;

- Excellent English grammar, reading, writing skills; Spanish-speaking a plus;

- Detail oriented, team player, positive, energetic, kind and well spoken;

- Skilled with computers and scheduling software, as well as organized, excellent communication and able to work in a fast-paced environment;

- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (including Outlook, Word, Excel);

- Demonstrate good ethics, judgment and maintain the confidentiality of files.

Company Description
We are a Civil litigation law firm that specializes in catastrophic personal injury, insurance bad faith, business litigation and civil rights. We are a growing firm and currently one of the largest plaintiff practices in California. Our company was voted most diverse firm in 2019 and Partner, Boris Treyzon was named CAALA 2021 Trial Lawyer of the Year! We believe in having a culture focused on support, teamwork, motivation and flexibility.

ACTS LLP

Why Work Here?
Team and family environment, great benefits, flexible schedules.

We are a Civil litigation law firm that specializes in catastrophic personal injury, insurance bad faith, business litigation and civil rights. We are a growing firm and currently one of the largest plaintiff practices in California. Our company was voted most diverse firm in 2019 and Partner, Boris Treyzon was named CAALA 2021 Trial Lawyer of the Year! We believe in having a culture focused on support, teamwork, motivation and flexibility.

Address

16001 Ventura Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA
USA

Industry

Legal

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