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Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP
4.0 out of 5
Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP in Bridgeport, CT 06604
$20 - $35 an hour - Full-time

Location

Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP in Bridgeport, CT 06604

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account

Full job description

Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP (focusing in insurance defense litigation) has an immediate need for a Legal Assistant in its Bridgeport office. A qualified candidate will have strong computer skills, especially in MS Word, and the ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting attorneys in managing cases and case files.
  • Ensure client files are opened and closed in a timely manner.
  • Answer calls, assist clients and callers whenever possible without giving legal advice; ensure that messages are complete and relayed in a timely manner.
  • File and maintain documents in physical files and document management system.
  • Maintain multiple attorney calendars; ensure meetings, court appointments, deadlines and other important dates are updated and accurately recorded.
  • Calendaring and scheduling of depositions.
  • Preparation of all litigation related documents including Pleadings, Discovery, Motions, Interrogatories, etc., which includes the input and maintenance of information into our case management system, PracticeMaster.
  • Editing digital tape transcription, typing and editing of letters and court documents.
  • E-filing of court documents (both state and federal).
  • Maintain case files (including the filing of all paper documents into the physical file).
  • Handle highly confidential, sensitive and/or critical information, files, records and reports.
  • Coordinate and manage personal workflow to ensure correct output of documents and assignments as instructed.
  • Provide additional administrative support at reception desk; meeting and greeting clients, answering phone and directing callers.

Requirements:

  • At least 1 year legal assistant experienced required.
  • Experience with litigation in the State of CT preferred.
  • Proficient in state and federal court e-filing.
  • Exceptional secretarial and administrative skills.
  • Experience in calendar management.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to multi-task while also adapting to changes in deadlines and changes in the nature of the assignment.
  • Effective team player who exhibits flexibility and reliability; treats others in a respectful, positive and supportive manner, shows commitment to the team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and remain courteous and professional at all times.
  • Proficient in all aspects of MS Word and familiar with formatting and appropriate grammar and punctuation. Outlook and Excel experience.
  • Experience with PracticeMaster a plus.

Candidates with these qualifications should submit their cover letter, resume and hourly salary requirement.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $35.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person