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Legal Assistant

Weitz & Luxenberg
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary

The Legal Assistant will assist attorney(s) by providing clerical and research support services including document preparation and review; research, and file organization.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Speaks with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.
  • Drafts legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories; files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures.
  • Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys.
  • Interviews clients and witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements.
  • Prepare, organize, store, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
  • Develops and maintains records on specific cases.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters is a plus.
  • Adept at learning and using legal software.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.

Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

 

Company Description
Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. is a prominent plaintiff law firm based out of New York City with satellite offices in Cherry Hill New Jersey, Detroit and Los Angeles. The firm has a particularly successful practice in handling litigations in asbestos, defective drugs and medical devices, as well as environmental torts-related issues.

Weitz & Luxenberg

Address

New York, NY
10003 USA

Industry

Legal