Overview

Our client is seeking an experienced and aggressive Legal Assistant/Scheduler to join their family. Their practice focuses on property damage litigation (plaintiff-side only). Prior scheduling experience in civil litigation is required and the candidate is expected to employ a creative, results-oriented approach to getting events scheduled and on the calendar in a timely and efficient manner. Competitive salary and and amazing benefits included.

Candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

• Coordinating, scheduling and calendaring of all court hearings, depositions, mediations, examinations under oaths, recorded statements and property inspections, teleconferences, among other events and deadlines.

• Assisting with the management of the attorney’s schedule/calendar and providing reminders of deadlines and follow-ups.

• Coordinating travel for attorneys when in relation to court hearings, depositions, mediations, examinations under oaths, recorded statements and property inspections. Hotels, airfare, and car rental.

Drafting notices and other legal documents and correspondence.

• E-filing with the court.

• Assisting with discovery as requested.

• Case and file management.

• Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.

• Providing client updates and assisting in client relations management.

• Other litigation duties as needed.

Qualifications and Must haves:

• Minimum 2 to 3 years Civil Litigation Scheduling experience.

• Must have knowledge of functional differences between Motion Calendar AND Special Set.

• Highly proficient in Microsoft Outlook and WORD.

• Excellent grammar (verbal and written), proof-reading and listening skills.

• Bilingual English/Spanish (not required but A plus).

• Excellent Professional phone etiquette, professional manner, and appearance.

• Detail-oriented with good organizational skills.

• Able to work independently as well as be a team player.

• Personable, Friendly and outgoing and able to multi-task.

• Dependability and Reliability.

• Be flexible to work overtime and take on additional responsibility, as needed.