Litigation & Bankruptcy/Receivership Legal Assistant


Special Counsel is currently seeking a legal assistant in Seattle with experience in bankruptcy and receivership, or a strong interest in gaining proficiency in the field. 

The ideal candidate has five years of experience working as a legal assistant and has a strong understanding of legal administrative processes. They will work with four attorneys in the sophisticated litigation and bankruptcy group in a mid-sized firm in downtown Seattle. Our client offers a competitive salary, generous benefits, friendly people, and a wonderful working environment.

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  • Draft, type, proofread, and format correspondence, memoranda, agreements, pleadings and other legal and business documents from notes or templates
  • Maintain frequent and professional communication with attorneys to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Complete legal research and summarize concisely for attorneys
  • Organize documents, information packets, presentations, and/or exhibits, as needed
  • Open new matters by following conflict-checking protocol
  • Maintain attorney and client files including email and electronic files
  • Create motion and trial binders and support general trial preparation
  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience as a legal assistant
  • Experience in bankruptcy and receivership, or a strong interest in learning
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite
  • Employment Type:

  • Full-time
  • Direct Hire
  • Work Hours:

  • Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm (with flexibility)
  • In-office

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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