Litigation Legal Assistant

Houston, TX 77056

Posted: 03/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18789 Pay Rate: 85,000

Job Description

Our Houston Law Firm client is looking for a 5+ year Litigation Legal Assistant on a direct-hire basis.  This position will support 4 partners in a highly motivated team environment.  This role is currently 5 days in the office.  Great pay and excellent benefits!

Law Firm Profile
2 Texas offices
Full-service law firm with 15 organized practice groups
150+ attorneys
Law Firm practices across a wide range of industries in local, global, and national markets
Professional team environment
Busy litigation environment

Litigation Legal Assistant Role
Organize and maintain correspondence, document, and computer-based files
Provide telephone coverage for team, deliver messages, arrange teleconferencing options, and conference calls
Arranges appointments, coordinate meetings, makes travel arrangements
Process and submit reimbursement requests 
Convert handwritten draft notes or tape dictation from correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other documents
Review and route incoming mail
Perform support services regarding courier deliveries, document processing center assistance and conference room reservations
Work with a variety of assigned attorneys and practice group areas as needed

Litigation Legal Assistant Background Profile
Proficient with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
5+ years of Litigation legal experience
Ability to type at a level of 70 WPM
Proficient with Document Management Systems
Proficient in Adobe
Knowledge of legal billing software (preferably Aderant)    
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail with superior proofreading abilities
Working knowledge of creating and editing legal documents
E-filing experience necessary
Strong understanding of the county, state and federal court systems
Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced environment with various attorneys and teams
Strong work ethic
Strong organizational skills
Strong decision-making skills
Strong problem-solving skills

Law Firm Features and Benefits
Long-term disability
Short-term disability
Life insurance
Critical and Accidental Insurance 
Identity Protection Services 
HSA Employer Contribution 
PTO 15 days first year + paid holidays

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. The client cannot sponsor any visas.

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.

Job Requirements

litigation, legal assistant, complex litigation, senior legal assistant

Meet Your Recruiter

Becky Campbell

Becky's areas of legal specialization include senior attorneys, associate attorneys, corporate attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries. More specifically, she has placed litigation attorneys, personal injury attorneys, corporate attorneys, intellectual property secretaries, litigation secretaries, and litigation paralegals among many other legal positions.

Becky has impeccable communication skills and is always on top of her game when talking to law firm partners, office managers, and high-profile candidates. Her laid-back personality makes it easy for her to connect and get along with all kinds of people. She has a witty sense of humor that always lightens the mood and makes conversation easy. Her wit coupled with her industrious spirit is what has made her a huge success in her career.

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