Litigation Assistant

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Litigation Assistant

Boston, Massachusetts

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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$ 85,000 - $ 115,000 per year

Boston, Massachusetts

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

$ 85,000 - $ 115,000 per year

June 25, 2024

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Job ID: L1371330BOS-DAS_1719336470

June 25, 2024

Job ID: L1371330BOS-DAS_1719336470

Job Summary

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National Law Firm seeking strong Litigation Assistant with 4+ year's experience. WILL NOT SEE JUMPY RESUMES.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advanced skills in MicroSoft Office Suite (particularly, Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Knowledge of Document Management Systems (i.e., DeskSite)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Good judgment and strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Requires strong computer and Internet research skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work proficiently and effectively completes same in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently and anticipate needs of assignments
  • Maintains composure while meeting multiple deadlines (even with frequent interruptions)
  • Assist and support lawyers in dedicated assignments as well as associates assigned to Practice Support Team(s)
  • Conserves assignments' time by reading, researching & routing email correspondence
  • On behalf of assignments, liaise with various support departments of the Firm
  • Maintains assignments' calendars, plans and schedules meetings, conferences, teleconferences, video conferences and travel; apprises assignment of schedule in advance of commitments
  • Analyzes, allocates, processes and monitors complex expense reports
  • Maintains and updates assignments' client/matter lists, Outlook contacts and Marketing mailing lists
  • Responsible for assignments' annual mailings
  • Researches and routes correspondence
  • Produces information by formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying and transmitting documents
  • Proofreads and reviews all work produced
  • Receives, screens and transfers telephone calls; relays telephone messages according to method preferred by assignments (e.g., written messages, email, or voicemail)
  • Responsible for submitting requests for conflicts reports; prepares and monitors creation of new business forms
  • Coordinates client billing with billing specialist
  • Enters, proofreads and finalizes assignments' time entries on a daily basis;
  • Maintains assigned lawyers' files pursuant to the Firm's Policy on Records Management
  • Support visiting lawyers/clients when required
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
  • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job; accepts responsibility for actions
  • Exercises confidentiality and discretion
  • Volunteers to assist others and seeks out work during slow periods in workload
  • Continues to develop skills and abilities
  • Maintains a safe and unobstructed work area, including a neat and well-organized desk; demonstrates safe work practices
  • Other duties, as assigned
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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

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