Small but very busy general practice law firm with litigation emphasis in New Haven seeks an experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal with a minimum of five years’ experience in general litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury, employment, real estate, probate and complex cases.
Candidate should have experience in maintaining client files, drafting pleadings, assisting in trial preparation, reviewing documents for discovery, working on document production, federal and state court processes and procedures, case management, including court calendars and appointments, and electronic filing with the state and federal courts. Experience with Westlaw helpful. Must possess strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, including experience with advanced Excel and Adobe Professional software. Candidate should also have strong communication skills and a team player attitude. Bachelor’s Degree required. Compensation package includes salary of $40,000+ commensurate with experience; benefits; and free parking.
Please send a letter of interest and a resume.