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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

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JBA International Los Angeles , CA 90001

Posted 2 months ago

Growing West Los Angeles law firm specializing in commercial real estate and business litigation and transactional work seeks paralegal/legal assistant with 2-5 years' commercial civil litigation experience. Applicant must have excellent research and writing skills and be located in Los Angeles, with preference given to applicants located in West Los Angeles/Santa Monica/Culver City/Beverly Hills/West Hollywood. Ideal candidate can manage and prioritize their workload effectively and independently.


Duties:
Preparing and filing documents in state and federal courts, through attorney service and in person (when required)
Maintaining multiple attorney calendars accurately
Assisting in preparation of discovery requests and responses
Noticing and objecting to depositions and scheduling court reporters
Case file management
Routine communication with clients about case status
Working closely with attorneys and other staff on non-litigation matters as required

Minimum Qualifications:
Prior paralegal or legal assistant experience of 2-5 years required; paralegal certification a plus
Ability to meet deadlines punctually and prioritize workload effectively
Solid understanding of California state and federal civil litigation rules of court
Computer skills: Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
Excellent organizational ability and communication skills
Solid grounding in legal research (Westlaw preferred)
Self-starter -- able to complete tasks with minimal supervision
Applicants must live in Los Angeles, California, with preference to applicants on the Westside of Los Angeles/Santa Monica/Culver City/West Hollywood/Beverly Hills For immediate consideration please email resume to:
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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Expired Job

JBA International