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Position Title: Legal Assistant

Reports to: Partner & Paralegal

Normal Work Hours: Monday- Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Employment Status: Full-time/Non-exempt (overtime eligible)
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Job Purpose: To provide administrative and technical support to attorney and team at all stages of litigation and negotiation, including investigation, file management, filings, records requests, discovery, and deposition trial prep.​

Job Description:

  • Correspondence: Manages incoming calls, emails, and mail, including expenses and invoices.
  • Calendar: Records relevant dates; anticipates and calculates deadlines; schedules case events, including depositions; plans basic travel attorneys, clients, and witnesses.
  • Court Filings: Drafts routine motions and forms; gathers evidence and prepares exhibits; verifies citations and proofreads; finalizes and files documents.
  • Depositions and trial: Drafts subpoenas; coordinates with all necessary personnel; prepares exhibits; oversees necessary equipment and technology; etc.
  • Discovery and file management: Utilizes cloud-based e- filing systems effectively; requests records; documents and maintains relevant documents.
  • Research: Conducts research on the Internet, social media, virtual databases, local/state/federal rules of procedure, etc.
  • Teamwork: Follows up on delegated tasks and assignments; refers matters to attorney or paralegal as necessary; supports and collaborates with colleagues in the firm as needed

Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Acrobat; Zoom
  • Willingness to learn and use case management software (Clio)
  • Willingness to learn and use legal research tools (Westlaw)
  • Outstanding technical, organizational, research, and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • Prior law firm experience preferred, professional, team player, not afraid to learn, does not believe that any job is too big or too small, optimistic, takes initiative, loyal and fun.

To apply for this position, please submit a current resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: [email protected]

Zachary D. Smith, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Zachary D. Smith, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.