Legal Assistant: Los Angeles/San Diego

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 09-05-2018
JBA International is looking for an EXPERIENCED LEGAL ASSISTANT to join our team of litigators. A successful candidate would already have worked in a fast-paced defense firm focused on civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law and will be ready to hit the ground running. 

Position Responsibilities:
  • Assist attorneys with daily administrative tasks.
  • Docket deadlines.
  • Coordinate attorney travel arrangements.
  • Format all pleadings and correspondence.
  • Schedule depositions, hearings, conference calls.
  • Assist with trial preparation.
  • File documents in State and Federal Courts.
  • Assist with document management and file organization.
Position Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience as a litigation legal assistant.
  • Preferred insurance defense and/or personal injury experience.
  • Solid understanding of civil litigation (state and federal calendar deadlines and rules).
  • Experience with State/Federal court filings, One Legal and ECF filings.
  • High proficiency in MS Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Articulate, organized and a team player with excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
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