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Legal Firm (Practice Assistant)

Pancoast Staffing Services, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Downtown Pittsburgh law in need of an experienced Practice Assistant

Responsibilities:

· Prepare and proofread correspondence, pleadings, memoranda, agreements and other legal forms under deadlines.

· Prepare and file documents for court submissions using Lexis File&Serve and other electronic filing systems.

· Open new client and new matter files using firm software.

· Maintain paper and electronic files and emails using firm software per retention protocols.

· Close coordination and maintenance of schedules and Outlook calendars.

· Coordinate travel arrangements.

· Ensure deadlines to docketing are properly tracked, when applicable.

· Prepare and submit expense reports.

· Open and route mail and email, attaching appropriate files and documents.

· Work as part of a team and in conjunction with colleagues.

· Liaise with document services for all document production projects.

· Keep abreast of practice-specific laws, rules, processes and procedures.

· Conduct bias research/analysis, as directed.

· Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

· A minimum of 3-5 years of law firm experience, preferred.

· Prior experience with financial transactions and bankruptcy law.

· High school diploma required, college degree a plus.

· Must have knowledge of Federal Bankruptcy filing.

· Prior use of a document management system (NetDocs) a plus.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

· Time management and the ability to organize/prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.

· Excellent written, verbal, and professional interpersonal communication skills.

· Possess a positive, team-oriented attitude.

· Proactive and forward-thinking with the ability to problem solve.

Pancoast Staffing Services, Inc.

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Address

Pittsburgh, PA
USA

Industry

Legal

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