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Legal Assistant - Litigation

Company: Genova Burns LLC
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:


  • Genova Burns LLC, a mid-sized law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Assistant for its Newark, NJ office. For more information about the firm, please visit us at our website, www.genovaburns.com.

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Drafting and formatting briefs, pleadings, correspondence and other legal documents
  • Preparation of Table of Authorities and Table of Contents
  • Preparation of and assistance with document productions
  • Filing/e-filing of legal documents with state and federal courts
  • Regularly and accurately proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Updating and maintaining client files
  • Electronic filing of all client-related documents
  • Maintaining attorney calendars through Outlook (i.e. scheduling appointments, calendaring due dates, etc.)
  • Accurately enters, reviews and revises attorney time
  • Providing full administrative support to assigned attorneys

    Personal Attributes

    • Possesses a strong understanding and abides by the policies and procedures of the firm
    • Maintains an exceptional customer service attitude and demeanor at all times
    • Flexible and willing to pitch in wherever needed
    • Demonstrates a positive attitude
    • Adapts well to fluctuations in workload and changes in responsibilities
    • Maintains a professional demeanor in high-stress situations
    • Presents written and verbal communications that are concise and accurate
    • Contributes to an atmosphere of teamwork and congeniality

      Skills and Abilities

      • Knowledge of document management systems, preferably iManage
      • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook PowerPoint, Excel and Acrobat Adobe
      • Team player
      • Communication: Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

        Minimum Qualifications

        • Minimum of high school diploma required (college degree is preferred, but not required)
        • Minimum of five years of experience as a legal secretary required

Keywords: Genova Burns LLC, Newark , Legal Assistant - Litigation, Legal , Newark, New Jersey

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