Complex Litigation Secretary

Special Counsel's client, in downtown Pittsburgh is looking for an outstanding litigation assistant to support a practice chair, senior litigator and associate.  Do you like being involved in the trial process?  Are you organized and detail oriented?  Do you like litigation?  Firm offers competitive wages with outstanding benefits.  

Responsibilities:

•monitoring and updating attorney calendars daily
•draft various legal pleadings, letters and memos and e-filing
•file maintenance
•assisting with trial and hearing preparation, as needed
•transcribing electronic dictation
•prepare signed attorney pleadings for filing

Preferred Skills:

•Independent worker with attention to detail 
•Knowledge of court process, and rules of civil procedure
•Strong proofreading and organizational skills
•Experience in prioritizing work
•Brings issues, concerns, or discrepancies to the attention of the supervising lawyer
•Excellent oral and written communication with internal and external parties
•Works well with attorneys, professionals, clients and staff
•Efficient multitask
•Manages competing demands to meet deadlines

Requirements:

•2+ years of litigation experience
•Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please submit your resume in Word format to mary.welsh@specialcounsel.com

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.