Special Counsel's client in downtown Pittsburgh currently working 100% in the office is looking for a legal assistant. This position is a blend of a secretary and a paralegal. The position would assist the civil litigators. If you have prior defense litigation experience that is a huge PLUS. If you know Prolaw another big PLUS. Please send your resume to Pittsburgh@SpecialCounsel.com
Litigation Legal Assistant will support the everyday operations for a busy general civil litigation team (two partners and two associates) in a fast-paced, high-volume office. Will include:
Drafting and filing pleadings, motions and other documents with state and federal courts; assisting with all areas of discovery, including written requests and document production; distributing and placing attorney mail in the corresponding electronic file; and assist with trial preparation
Open new matters; file organization; correspondences to courts, clients and others as per attorney instructions; transcribing electronic dictation.
At least one or more years of litigation experience
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with ProLaw is a bonus.
Knowledge of court process, and rules of civil procedure in western Pennsylvania.
Detail oriented with strong proofreading and organizational skills.
Ability to prioritizing work and understand when to bring 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 multi-tasker. Manages competing demands to meet deadlines
To hear more please send your resume to Pittsburgh@specialcounsel.com
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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records