Fast paced law firm is looking to add a full time Legal Assistant to their already great staff. Qualifications of the Legal Assistant: 3+ years of Civil Litigation experience Construction Defect Experience and or Product Liability experience a plus Paralegal certification from ABA approved institution Proficiency with electronic state and federal court procedures filings Self directed, motivated with ability to take initiative Ability to prioritize workload effectively, and work independently Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Ability to think strategically Proficiency with Excel ,Word, Abacus and Timeslips programs Experience in preparing forms, assisting in preparation of discovery, assisting in trial preparation, and calendaring Ability to work effectively with clients, attorneys and staff. Knowledge regarding appropriate citation of cases and statutes. Basic Responsibilities of the Legal Assistant: Initial review of incoming mail and calendaring all appropriate deadlines and bringing important (time sensitive) items to attorney's attention. Initial preparation of and final edits for written discovery requests and responses and motion pleadings. Also other pleadings like complaints and answers. Final review responsibility to identify technical errors and omissions. Align text with pleading numbers/numbers on pleading pages (0 point before, 0 point after, exact line spacing at 24 point) Calendaring and calendar reminders. Drafting subpoenas and accompanying document requests and identifying appropriate agent for service and following through to ensure timely production. Please submit your resume for review if you are interested in the Legal Assistant position.