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Legal Administrative Assistant

Job Posted: Dec. 1, 2022

Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum, a Best Law Firm-rated Plaintiff’s personal injury law firm, is seeking a full-time legal assistant. We are looking for someone who is friendly and eager to be a vital part of the team.

The legal assistant will be involved in providing organizational support to attorneys throughout case development, as well as building professional rapport with clients, opposing council and experts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and secretarial support to assigned attorneys
  • Draft and format briefs, pleadings, correspondence and other legal documents
  • E-file legal documents with state and federal courts
  • Open, update, and maintain client case files
  • Maintain attorneys’ calendars
  • Communicate with clients, opposing counsel and experts to schedule meetings and depositions
  • Work independently and anticipate attorneys’ needs
  • Provide friendly and helpful telephone support for assigned attorneys and reception relief
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have experience working in a Plaintiff’s personal injury law firm, as a legal assistant and/or paralegal, with strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work independently and as a team member. This position requires an attention to detail and the ability to work well with clients. Other desired qualifications include:

  • The ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents;
  • The ability to review and organize documents, calendars and timelines;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
  • Skilled in creative problem solving and analytical reasoning;
  • Desire to work in a collaborative and inclusive team environment

Preferred Experience:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Comfort learning new technologies, including LexisNexis, Dropbox and Docusign
  • Customer service background

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply by sending a resume to Tiffany Hasson at tiffany@padberglaw.com.