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Litigation Secretary

Company: Jobot
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Litigation Paralegal for a fantastic CA-Based law firmThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Sherwin SouzankariAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $90,000 - $100,000 per yearA bit about us:With a rich legacy deeply rooted in the pursuit of justice, our law firm brings unwavering dedication and exceptional expertise to every legal challenge we encounter. Comprised of accomplished attorneys, we strive to protect and advocate for our clients with unwavering integrity and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Our team is driven by a shared commitment to the principles of fairness, transparency, and the rule of law. Drawing upon decades of experience, we navigate complex legal landscapes with astuteness, offering tailored solutions to a wide range of legal matters. We understand that each case is unique, and we approach every client's needs with meticulous attention to detail, strategic thinking, and a compassionate understanding of their individual circumstances. By combining our extensive legal knowledge with innovative approaches, we are steadfast in our pursuit of favorable outcomes and work tirelessly to secure the best possible results for our clients.Why join us?

  • Great reputation
  • Competitive compensation
  • Fantastic BenefitsJob DetailsResponsibilities:
    • Document Preparation: Prepare, format, and proofread legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, and discovery materials. Ensure accuracy, proper formatting, and adherence to court rules and procedures.
    • Case Management: Assist attorneys in managing and organizing case files, including maintaining electronic and physical files, tracking deadlines, and coordinating with other departments or external parties as needed.
    • Calendar Management: Maintain attorneys' calendars, schedule appointments, court hearings, depositions, and other legal proceedings. Remind attorneys of upcoming deadlines and appointments.
    • E-Filing: File legal documents with state and federal courts using electronic filing systems. Ensure compliance with court requirements and monitor the progress of filings.
    • Communication and Correspondence: Draft and proofread correspondence, including letters, memos, and emails. Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, court personnel, and other relevant parties in a professional and timely manner.
    • Research and Investigation: Conduct legal research using online databases and resources to gather information relevant to the case. Summarize findings and assist attorneys in preparing legal arguments and strategies.
    • Trial Preparation: Assist with trial preparation, including organizing exhibits, coordinating witnesses, and preparing trial notebooks. Attend trials and hearings to provide support to attorneys as required.
    • Billing and Timekeeping: Record attorney time and expenses accurately and in a timely manner. Prepare and review client invoices, ensuring compliance with billing guidelines and firm policies.Qualifications:
      • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a Litigation Secretary in a law firm or legal environment.
      • Strong knowledge of litigation procedures, court rules, and legal terminology.
      • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and legal software for document management and timekeeping.
      • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment.
      • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in document preparation and proofreading.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with clients, attorneys, and other parties.
      • Familiarity with electronic court filing systems.
      • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team.
      • Discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive information.
      • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and deadlines.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Irvine , Litigation Secretary, Legal , Irvine, California

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