JBA International Fayetteville , North Carolina 28311
Posted 3 weeks ago
As Legal Assistant on the Litigation team, you will be responsible for, handling the processes related to each case, filing documents on behalf of the attorney and following up with all applicable parties in a professional and timely way.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
following essential functions:
Request and collect all information from clients and courts
Schedule court dates as required
Coordinate dates for depositions and conference calls
Correspond with clients, attorneys and courts in a timely manner
Address questions from clients, courts, and other attorneys
Close and submit billing for the file upon completion
Ethics & Integrity
Productivity & Hard Work
Commitment to Excellence
Knowledge & Skills
Positive Interpersonal Relationships
3-5 years of experience in litigation and drafting of pleadings and discovery
Must have basic computer proficiency, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex legal and business documents
Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently and collaborate with others
Ability to identify problems, establish facts, and collect data
Strong attention to detail
Basic math skills to insure billings are accurate
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Skills &;Experience- These are additional skills and experience that are not required to hold
this position, but may provide candidates who possess them an edge over candidates who do not.
Experience with LPS, BKFS or other related client databases
This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files (up to 15 lbs), open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary, operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.