Litigation Legal Assistant

  • Location
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category
    Legal Support Personnel - Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant
  • Contract Type
    Direct Hire
  • Reference
    US_EN_66_872290_2882037

Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Litigation Legal Assistant for a large, Charlotte law firm client. The legal assistant will assist assigned attorneys with litigation matters and administrative support requirements. Firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities

  • Scheduling the calendar of activities of attorney, including depositions and client meetings
  • Composing, transcribing and editing of correspondence, discovery documents, pleadings, motions and other materials
  • Ensure documents are properly filed with appropriate courts, including submission of paper and electronic filings
  • Typing a wide variety of legal documents, opening and maintaining files
  • Run conflicts checks and open new client matters
  • Enter attorney time in time entry system
  • Maintain and update attorney contacts
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years litigation experience, including state, federal and appellate cases
  • Knowledge of court procedures and rules in North Carolina
  • Typing 65 WPM or better
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Would you like to learn more about the Litigation Legal Assistant job that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Charlotte, NC? If so, please apply today for immediate consideration.



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