Litigation Secretary

Austin, TX 78701

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 130335

Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY

 

Large prestigious law firm is seeking a Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant to support a group of attorneys that specialize in amendment rights and media law.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Draft standard pleadings, correspondence, memoranda, and other documents
  • Perform e-filings, prepare pleadings notebooks, update indexes and prepare exhibits
  • Maintain and organize files
  • Participate in the timely review and submission of prebills and/or client bills
  • Accurately file court documents both electronically and in document form, and determine and follow any local or judge specific requirements related to same
  • Coordinate and make arrangements for travel and meetings
  • Accurately prepare and submits client intake forms
  • Regularly update client files, notebooks, and pleading indices
  • Maintain attorney specific case lists, charts, and status of cases and outcomes
  • Enter, review and revise timesheets accurately
  • Proofread all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Understand and comply with office policies concerning file management, case lists, filing and recordkeeping
  • Effectively manage and monitor calendaring of deadlines and key dates

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • 5+ years of litigation experience
  • Proficient knowledge of legal documents, formatting, table of contents and table of authorities, styles, track changes, inserting and labeling pdf documents, and converting pdf documents to Word
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Experience working with a Document Management System (iManage experience a plus)
  • Experience with time entry, e-Filing, and database software

Meet The Recruiter

Maggie Dunn
Direct-Hire Recruiting Manager

Burnett Specialists is consistently ranked as the number one recruiting firm in Austin by the Austin Business Journal year after year!

I've helped thousands of talented candidates with experience ranging from entry-level to c-level over the course of my professional recruiting career.  My mission is to establish long-lasting relationships between newly hired employees and their employers by matching exciting job opportunities with the right candidates!

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