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Nick Schnyder Law Firm LLC
Sandy Springs Area
Sandy Springs, GA
Posted: September 02 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionLegal Assistant Job Duties:
Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
ResponsibilitiesKeeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
RequirementsLegal Assistant Skills and Qualifications:
Reporting Skills, Research Skills, Legal Administration Skills, Litigation, Client Relationships, Organization, Planning, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Dependability, Client Confidentiality.
Seeking exceptional candidate who will work closely with the attorney in all aspect of Personal Injury cases. Expected to lead to full time employment in Personal Injury law office.
SkillsRequired - Legal Writing, Organization & prioritization skills, Calendar Management, Client Co-ordination
Preferred - Bilingual-English/Spanish