Legal Executive Assistant – Litigation

Legal Executive Assistant – Litigation

BENEFITS: Base salary up to $85K, plus generous paid overtime, Competitive Paid Time Off Package, Bonus, 401K, Medical Dental & Vision Coverage, Life and AD&D Insurance, Retirement Plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, and more!

LOCATION: Downtown Los Angeles, CA

THE ORGANIZATION: An International Law Firm with over 300 Attorneys

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide high quality Executive Assistance to Partners and team of Associates
  • Communicate regularly with service departments, attorneys and clients at offices across the world
  • Act as gatekeeper and liaison, tracking all requests, calls and outstanding matters
  • Perform calendar management for all assigned attorneys; schedule meetings, conference calls, appointments, depositions, due dates, court appearances, etc.; e-file litigation documents in a timely fashion
  • Create, edit and proofread correspondence and legal documents for content, grammar, spelling and formatting
  • Assist with word processing of documents including but not limited to developing table of contents/table of authorities and applying firm styles/formatting
  • Manage billing and timekeeping; track and input attorney time and data, review invoices and statements and collaborate with billing/accounting department regarding processing and payments
  • Track and maintain litigation deadlines; maintain and update accurate client and counsel contact information; oversee document filing system
  • Handle sensitive and confidential matters appropriately
  • Maintain accurate knowledge of the policies and procedures of the firm

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5 years of litigation legal support and 2 years experience supporting billing attorneys
  • Proficiency in MS Office,
  • Comfortability with time & billing systems (Aderant or elite)
  • Experience proofreading legal documents
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly adaptable and extremely intelligent, professional and articulate
  • Great ability to make sound, decisive decisions and act accordingly

Legal Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant and Secretarial jobs in law firms: https://tripointsearch.com/candidates/