Certified Paralegal & Legal Assistant - posted 5/3/18

Certified Paralegal & Legal Assistant - posted 5/3/18

Company Name: 
Valle Makoff, LLP
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Los Angeles
CA
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 
Litigation firm is looking to hire a paralegal/legal assistant for litigation and administrative support. This is a hybrid position. Our legal assistants function as paralegals, legal secretaries, file clerks, and general assistants who help answer phones and maintain the office. Responsibilities and Duties: Principal Paralegal responsibilities include but are not limited to all aspects of litigation support: • Preparing and filing documents in state and Federal court; • Assisting attorneys with trial preparations; • Cite checking and proofreading legal pleadings; • Preparing discovery; • Preparing correspondence and legal forms; • Organizing and managing documents and productions of documents; • Maintaining case calendars; • Interacting with clients and co-counsel, greeting clients and other guests; and • Other paralegal duties as they arise. Administrative Support responsibilities include but are not limited: • Maintaining office files; • Photocopying and scanning; • Faxing, mailing correspondence, and sending overnight couriers; • Coordinating messengers and deliveries; • Answering telephones and taking and relaying messages; • Maintaining supplies; and • Other administrative duties as they arise.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
• At least 5 years of paralegal experience; • Paralegal Certification required; • Able to operate in a fast-paced litigation environment and support 5-7 attorneys along with other support staff; • Able to balance competing needs of several attorneys and cases; • Friendly and cooperative attitude, flexible, team player • Organized, detail-oriented; • Excellent communications skills; • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Reader is absolutely required; • Knowledge of Concordance or other document review platforms is a plus.
Application Process: 
Please send an email with a cover letter, your resume and your salary requirements to nksachikyan@vallemakoff.com.
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