Litigation Legal Assistant
beaconhill

Las Vegas, Nevada


Beacon Hill is currently looking for a temporary legal assistant for a six month project that is based in Las Vegas. Being able to jump right in and help is a must!

Essential Functions

  • Using word processing and document management software, the Practice Assistant prepares and processes correspondence and memoranda as well as complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group. Independently composes and drafts routine cover letters and documents. Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar. Prepares revisions and redlines documents as directed. Prepares documents for e-filing as required.
  • Reviews and routes incoming mail and fax communications. Prepares and processes outgoing mail and faxes, arranging for specialized mail or messenger services as required. Ensures that all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are included.
  • Maintains and updates the calendars for assigned attorneys, including meetings, appointments, due dates, and client-related activities.
  • Maintains paper and electronic files in compliance with internal policies. Performs routine filing and retrieves files as needed. Maintains chronological files and administrative files for assigned attorneys.
  • Prepares and processes new matter documents. Receives and screens phone calls and takes message as required. Receives and directs clients and visitors. Coordinates travel arrangements, prepares itineraries, and prepares travel expense reports. Schedules meetings and arranges for conference rooms and meals. Communicates effectively and professionally with clients and with others in the Firm. Is proactive in anticipating the business needs of the assigned attorneys; plans ahead and meets deadlines.
  • Knowledgeable of state and federal rules, and e-filing

Requirements

  • Four or more years of experience as a practice assistant or legal secretary.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology, legal documents and legal processes.
  • Accurate typing of at least 70 words per minute.
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office, document management, time entry, e-filing and database software.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Strong proofreading skills.
  • Superior organizational skills including filing, calendaring, and proofreading.
  • Time management skills and ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Regular predictable attendance.

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.

Company Profile:

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.

Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting www.beaconhillstaffing.com.

We look forward to working with you.

Beacon Hill. Employing the Future (TM)



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