Legal Assistant

Our client in Portland Oregon is looking for a Legal Assistant with at least 2 years of litigation experience. This position would support multiple attorneys. The ideal candidate should have experience in civil litigation, e-filing court documents and calendaring. This position offers a benefits package and a competitive salary.

Responsibilities:
•    Drafting Discovery documents, motions, and pleadings
•    E-filing documents
•    Managing multiple calendars and ensuring that deadlines are properly entered
•    Entering new matters into the case management system
•    Answering and screening client phone calls
•    Assisting attorneys with scheduling meetings, court hearings, trials, and travel arrangements when needed
•    Conducting legal research and writing memoranda in support of findings

Qualifications:
•    Self-starter and takes initiative
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
•    Ability to work for multiple attorneys at one time
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to prioritize projects 

Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s Degree preferred
•    Previous Litigation experience required
•    E-filing documents with State and Federal Court required 
 



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