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T-DH Legal Assistant #30272

T-DH Legal Assistant

Salary: Up to $70K

2+ years of experience in a litigation environment required

A nationwide non-profit organization is looking to hire a T-DH Legal Assistant to join its Boston office and support the work of its Legal and Legislative Departments. This position reports to the Legal Director and works closely with colleagues to achieve both departmental and cross-departmental advocacy objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Legal Assistant will prepare, proofread, and file (electronically and in paper form) legal filings and correspondence, including complaints, memoranda of law, briefs, motions, petitions, discovery documents, and letters
  • Keep and maintain electronic and paper case files, including pleadings, exhibits, depositions, discovery, correspondence, and related documents
  • Maintain litigation calendar and docket
  • Handle administrative tasks for the Legal and Legislative Departments, such as processing invoices, fulfilling reimbursement requests, scanning and copying documents, arranging for meetings and conference calls, and preparing reports
  • Provide support to a departmental selection of legal fellows, law students, and interns
  • Control, manage, and improve the Legal and Legislative Department’s filing systems, including paper and electronic record systems
  • Assist and support the Legal Resources team, including staff and volunteers, with maintaining the intake database, training new users, and processing external requests for legal assistance
  • Assist in planning and coordination of virtual and in-person meetings and events

Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of experience in a litigation environment
  • Highly proficient in data management systems, case management systems (including ALIS), and Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and citation conventions, legal case management software, electronic court filing systems
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks under time pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Categories: Temp to Hire| Legal Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts, Region| Hybrid

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