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Litigation Assistant (temp)

Litigation Assistant (temp)

Job Overview
Job Order:JO000093915
Date Posted:Jun 24
Salary:$32.00/Hour
Industry:Legal
Metro Area:
Start Date:Jul 15

Eastridge Legal has an immediate need for a growing international law firm in the Century City area. There is a strong potential this role will go perm.

The Assistant provides administrative support for members, associates, legal assistants and other designated firm personnel. This role will work closely with assigned teams managing the day-to-day activities within the Litigation practice.

Responsibilities:

Prepare correspondence, memoranda and other documents in an accurate and timely manner.

Manage and/or maintain calendar by scheduling appointments, coordinating meetings, conferences and travel arrangements.

Actively manage attorney/paralegal billable time by inputting into Firm’s system and process monthly billing by working closely with assigned billing specialist.

Keep current with expense reporting and process check requests.

Initiate conflict process, draft engagement letters and submit intake documentation for processing.

Provide quality client service by communicating professionally to internal and external client inquiries, answering phones and greeting clients.

Work collaboratively with assigned team and section mates.

Coordinate all administrative details on attorney projects including workflow between clients, timekeepers, production and night assistance.

Proactively participate in training opportunities to advance skill levels and efficiency in firm software.

Assume additional responsibilities as requested.

Qualifications:

Relevant work experience required.

3 to 5 year’s secretarial or administrative experience, preferably in legal or professional services organization.

Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational and administrative skills.

Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion.

Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process.

Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands, meet various deadlines and respond quickly to changing priorities.

Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Outstanding sense of customer service.

Enthusiastic, proactive and positive attitude.

Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.

Must be self-motivated to produce quality work.

High level of integrity and honesty.

Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.

Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.

For more than 40 years, Eastridge Workforce Solutions has made it easy to manage and recruit a skilled workforce. Ranked in the top one percent of U.S. firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, Eastridge places 18,000 candidates and processes more than 250,000 paychecks each year. Eastridge Workforce Solutions provides comprehensive workforce management, recruitment, and technology solutions worldwide, serving startups to Fortune 500 companies. Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Eastridge will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Please send your resume to aparente@eastridge.com