Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/13/2017
Job Category:
Legal
Jr Legal Assistant #113152
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Colorado Area Jobs | Glenwood Springs, CO
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Job Description

Jr. Legal Assistant Law Firm in Glenwood Office/Aspen is seeking a Jr. legal assistant to support busy office. Applicants must have strong skills in writing, proofreading, communication, attention to detail, organizational and "self-motivating" work ethic. Desired applicants have administration experience, preferred 5+ years.

Legal Assistant Job Duties:

  • Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
  • Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
  • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
  • Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
  • Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

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