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Paralegal/Legal Assistant #28100

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Salary: $60K

3-5 years of legal assistant experience within a law firm required

A fast-paced law firm is looking for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join their team in Boston. In this role, you will provide paralegal and administrative support to a group of lawyers in the firm’s litigation practice.

Responsibilities

  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant will communicate with vendors, outside attorneys and clients, primarily by phone and email
  • Respond to inquiries and requests
  • Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Aid attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests
  • Prepare, organize, and file documents and correspondence internally
  • Prepare and file court documents (paper and through PACER)
  • Update and maintain internal databases
  • Prepare witness and matter materials
  • Prepare and organize exhibits for depositions
  • Prepare and file court documents

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent; a Paralegal Certificate or higher education preferred
  • 3-5 years of legal assistant experience within a law firm
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including PowerPoint and Excel), pdf software and Outlook
  • Proficiency using CM/ECF, USPTO and other government electronic filing systems
  • Knowledge of Westlaw and other research and law practice applications
  • Understanding of real estate titles
  • Strong attention to detail and organized
  • Ability to research and analyze data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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