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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/6/2018
Job Category:
Legal
Legal Assistant #206643
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Colorado Area Jobs | Aspen, CO
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Job Description

Paralegal/Legal Assistant 

Law Firm in Aspen is seeking a Paralegal/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 must have administration experience, preferred 5+ years. 

Legal Assistant Job Responsibilities:

Enhances attorney effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; tracking cases; supporting attorney's trial proceedings.

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.

Ref ad #206643

 


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