Legal Assistant

Special Counsel is seeking an experienced, motivated, and organized Litigation Legal Assistant for our client in Portland, Oregon. Candidates will have the opportunity to start out working remotely, and then switch to a hybrid work schedule in the future. To be successful in this role, you will need at least 3 years of previous litigation experience in a law firm or corporate setting. If you are interested, please submit your resume today.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support paralegals and attorneys with various litigation tasks and assignments
  • Schedule meetings, depositions, and mediations
  • Electronically file documents with Oregon and Washington Courts
  • Correspond with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel regularly
  • Conduct legal research
  • Enter in attorneys’ time into the firm billing software
  • General offices tasks including scanning, filing, copying, answering the phone, and sorting through the firm’s mail
  • Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as a litigation legal assistant
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (with some flexibility)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Ability to learn new computer programs quickly
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
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