Top Litigation Legal Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Litigation Legal Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Litigation Legal Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 23.4% of Litigation Legal Assistant resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Litigation Legal Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Litigation Legal Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with all aspects of trial preparation including document preparation, court filings, discovery of evidence and organizing pertinent documentation.
  • Assisted attorneys in trial preparation including reviewing depositions and creating summaries as well as labeling exhibits.
  • Served as supervising liaison between attorneys and other legal assistants in connection with trial preparation.
  • Managed 25 legal assistants by coordinating and delegating assignments associated with attorney trial preparation.
  • Position also included trial preparation; compiling exhibits, researching and locating exhibits.
  • Organized various production documents in extensive databases for different phases of trial preparation.
  • Assisted in personal injury claims and trial preparation, including exhibit compilation.
  • Perform trial preparation, handling of supplemental proceedings/re-foreclosure actions and evictions.
  • Schedule depositions and prepare deposition exhibits, trial preparation.
  • Assisted in trial preparation for Microsoft antitrust litigation.
  • Assisted attorney with deposition and trial preparation.
  • Assisted attorneys in discovery and trial preparation.
  • Prepared medical chronologies and trial preparations.
  • Organized client communication and trial preparation.
  • Complete litigation & trial preparation support, as the sole Legal Assistant and support personnel on docket of assigned cases.
  • Locate and edit documents on the Pacer network to be organized and put together for attorneys for trial preparation.
  • Maintained contact with clients and experts concerning deposition preparation, Independent Medical Examinations, trial preparation, etc.
  • Create discovery, document review, and exhibit binders for use by attorneys for deposition and trial preparation.
  • Conducted presentations for litigation department to educate firm legal assistant staff on the various aspects of trial preparation.
  • Prepare all forms of discovery, determine appropriate IME scheduling, deposition, exhibit and trial preparation.

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3. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated court filings for venues including State courts, Federal courts, the Department of Justice, and international arbitration centers.
  • Assisted firm's attorneys with preparing motions and or applications to appear in federal courts and jurisdictions outside Connecticut.
  • Performed research, cite checked, and proofread filings to ensure timely submissions to local and federal courts.
  • Involved in all aspects of court proceedings in both state and federal courts and FINRA.
  • Processed court filings and electronic court filings for state and federal courts in Virginia.
  • Assisted in the preparation and filing of pleadings with both State and Federal courts.
  • Filed pro se civil law suits in both state and federal courts since 1995-present.
  • Prepared and filed all pleadings for both state and federal courts.
  • Have litigated through state and federal courts including U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Prepared and filed electronic pleadings in State and Federal courts.
  • Prepare responses to Answers for State and Federal Courts.
  • Proofread and edited final documents prior to filing with state and federal courts.

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4. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared documentation relating to civil litigation, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions and railroad contracts.
  • Schedule and maintain calendar for attorneys incident to civil litigation matters.
  • Prepared and propounded discovery and responses to discovery in civil litigation.
  • Provided legal and administrative support for complex civil litigation firm.
  • Managed civil litigation database for all matters filed against SCI and affiliate locations throughout the North American Region.
  • Assist in maintaining and developing complex civil litigation cases for trial in State and Federal court.
  • Assist all attorneys with trial prep tasks for both criminal and civil litigation cases.
  • Prepared various pleadings and discovery in the proper work up of civil litigation cases.
  • Managed a large case load for 3 Attorneys in Civil Litigation and Criminal.
  • Provided legal support in all aspects of civil litigation and bankruptcy caseload.
  • Contract work included work in bankruptcy, labor and civil litigation.
  • Assisted attorneys in civil litigation matters; Maintained case tracking database.
  • Researched cases and statutes to support briefs for civil litigation matters.
  • Research, draft and prepare legal pleadings in civil litigation matters.
  • Work as a legal assistant in civil litigation.
  • Work within a five person civil litigation team comprised of two attorneys, two legalassistants and one paralegal.

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5. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Reviewed complaints and lawsuits filed against EverHome and review validity of litigation with corporate legal counsel and/or outside counsel.
  • Drafted discovery responses and discovery propounded to defense counsel, and maintained discovery calendar.
  • Communicated with opposing counsel offices to coordinate settlements, agreed orders and depositions.
  • Coordinated large-scale review and production of documents to governmental agencies and opposing counsel.
  • Assist counsel in preparing answers and providing documentation and information for discovery requests.
  • Analyzed breakdown ledgers and negotiated settlements of default payments with opposing counsels.
  • Served motions to opposing counsel and expedited distribution to related parties.
  • Prepared and organized documentation for outside counsel on tenant collection/eviction matters.
  • Maintained client and opposing counsel communications and handled calendars and scheduling.
  • Corresponded and collaborated with opposing counsel to coordinate upcoming court events.
  • Retained and monitored outside counsel for product liability cases.
  • Communicate with various outside counsel to gather necessary information.
  • Facilitated positive relationships with in-house and outside counsel.
  • Coordinate Foreclosure and Litigation hearings with other counsel.
  • Communicated regularly with outside counsel and suppliers.
  • Assisted corporate counsel with litigation research.
  • Facilitated settlements with opposing counsel.
  • Prepared both email and written correspondence; drafted and sent to Federal Court, opposing counsel, clients, and attorneys.
  • Worked with clients and external counsel daily to provide status updates, requests and settlement negotiations via email and/or client systems.
  • Handled a torts case, counseled clients, drafted discovery, and dealt with settlement offers with an insurance company.

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6. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Reserved court hearings with court clerk or online through Court Reservation System.
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for court hearings, depositions and trials.
  • Coordinate and schedule depositions, arbitration/mediation, court hearings and meetings.
  • Maintain calendar of filing deadlines, Probate Court hearings.
  • Requested witnesses to testify at court hearings.
  • Schedule depositions, court hearings, status conferences, mediations and any other related proceeding.

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7. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Position involved obtaining medical records, radiology, pathology and other medical materials for each client.
  • Analyzed documentary evidence including medical records, reports, depositions, and other documents as directed.
  • Obtained, updated and researched medical records for personal injury cases including Medicare patients.
  • Maintained client files including documentation and production of necessary medical records/reports, and billing.
  • Subpoenaed medical records and assisted in numerous overflow typing projects for various attorneys.
  • Initiated and maintained ongoing communication with insurance companies and medical records department.
  • Organized medical records in chronological order to facilitate proficient review.
  • Compose various correspondence; request medical records/billing statements.
  • Ordered and organized medical records; Maintained calendar.
  • Review medical records and compose medical chronology.
  • Requested medical records following all HIPPA regulations.
  • Prepared medical chronologies from medical records.
  • Obtained medical records, document discovery.
  • Provide support with client intake, organize files, contact insurance companies, obtain medical records, and draft demand letters.
  • Obtain and process all necessary case related documents which includes medical records, police reports, etc.
  • Arranged and scheduled all depositions, requested medical records and billing ledgers for all litigation cases.
  • Prepared case summaries, deposition summaries, organized and maintained medical records and handled all correspondence.
  • Requested medical records and established rapport with medical providers in order to retrieve said records.
  • Ordered Medical Records and medical bills by Affidavits, organized & summarized medical records.
  • Scanned depositions, medical records, and all pertinent file material into case files.

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8. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Create medical and billing summaries on personal injury cases.
  • Processed personal injury cases from start to finish, including requesting, reviewing/analyzing medical records and handling case through litigation.
  • Received commendations for exceptionally performing all duties associated with workman's compensation, automobile accident and personal injury cases.
  • Promoted to permanent position from temporary based on productivity, efficiency, and dependability to work exclusively on personal injury cases.
  • Provided part-time assistance to solo practitioner with primary practice in social security disability and personal injury cases.
  • Provided administrative support to three attorneys, covering a combined total of approximately 150 personal injury cases.

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9. Travel Arrangements

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Here's how Travel Arrangements is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Composed correspondence, coordinated and scheduled depositions and legal conferences as well as travel arrangements for attorneys.
  • Provide general administrative support making travel arrangements; maintain calendars, meeting planning and coordination.
  • Prepared itineraries and set up attorney travel arrangements.
  • Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for attorney.
  • Coordinate extensive travel arrangements and business itineraries.
  • Travel arrangements and process related expenses.
  • Schedule and coordinate travel arrangements.
  • Processed attorney travel expenses, made travel arrangements as needed, created itineraries and whatever else was deemed necessary.
  • Coordinate conferences, meetings and appointments, and travel arrangements (domestic and international) for attorneys and clients.
  • Scheduled depositions, opened and scanned mail, answered phones, planned travel arrangements and prepared documents for filing.
  • Schedule all appointments and briefings, as well as track and maintain calendar and travel arrangements.
  • Maintained supporting attorneys' calendars, including hearing schedules, filing deadlines, and travel arrangements.
  • Maintain heavy/busy calendar, handle travel arrangements, time entry and all other required secretarial duties.
  • Coordinated attorneys' travel arrangements and prepared itineraries for airfare, hotels, and transportation.
  • Set up meetings, conferences and travel arrangements and maintained calendar system using Microsoft Outlook.
  • Coordinate schedule, appointments and travel arrangements; manage expense account and recovery.
  • Assist with daily e-mails and file management and make travel arrangements for attorneys.
  • Manage attorney calendar, coordinate on-site and off-site meetings, including travel arrangements.
  • Enter attorney time for billing purposes and coordinate travel arrangements for attorney appearances.
  • Travel arrangements, calendaring, time entry, expense reimbursement and billing.

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10. Document Production

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Here's how Document Production is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Reviewed and summarized document productions for civil actions and investigative actions as independent auditors.
  • Participated in document production, performed legal research, and facilitated litigation cases.
  • Provided billable hours for concentrated secretarial and document production tasks performed.
  • Processed and organized incoming and outgoing correspondence and large document productions.
  • Organize and prepare document productions using various litigation databases.
  • Supervised extensive document productions for Enron class action litigation.
  • Coordinated and handled e-discovery and document production projects.
  • Prepared and oversaw paper and electronic document productions.
  • Assist with electronic document production/prepare documents for production.
  • Orchestrated large document productions for commercial litigation.
  • Organized documents and coordinated document production.
  • Organized document productions and discovery materials.
  • Conducted and supervised extensive document productions.
  • Managed on-site and off-site document production.
  • Conducted research and coordinated document production.
  • Assisted attorneys in organizing document productions/exhibits.
  • Directed document production and case organization.
  • Organized and reviewed document productions.
  • Supervised and daily review of trial calendar to prioritize document productions and strict court deadlines.
  • Assisted in the preparation of extensive document productions, while creating and managing privilege logs.

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11. Affidavits

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Here's how Affidavits is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared affidavits and other legal documentation for partners, associates and paralegals.
  • Prepared subpoenas, appearances, summons, motions, affidavits, orders, and answered discovery documents.
  • Analyze investigative material such as evidence, exhibits, affidavits, statements, and briefs for hearings.
  • Prepared affidavits and maintained document file, and filed pleadings with court clerk.
  • Conducted follow-ups on documents and Affidavits for Replies to New Matter and Counterclaims.
  • Prepared and reviewed affidavits, judgments, motions and orders for attorneys.
  • Drafted and filed Subpoena objections and affidavits on behalf of the Company.
  • Draft and revise affidavits, summons and complaints, motions, etc.
  • Prepare Civil Judgments, Affidavits, Suit Complaints, and Garnishments.
  • Interviewed clients; prepared and summarized affidavits, billed files.
  • Requested judgment figures, affidavits, coordinate and set hearings.
  • Signed affidavits and other various legal forms in notary sessions.
  • Prepared and sent Affidavits to client providers.
  • Prepared affidavits and filed documents with clerk.
  • Process service and preparation of Affidavits.
  • File all records systematically and Efile affidavits.
  • Attended client conferences, prepared affidavits, filed memoranda, and other internal documents.
  • Draft and prepare legal motions and affidavits for attorneys Prepare court trial packages communicate with clients, opposing counsel, third parties
  • Performed online recording of Lis Pendens, Releases, Affidavits and Judgment Orders.

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12. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Processed and managed bankruptcy case files, assisted attorney with scheduling appointments and consultations.
  • Prepared bankruptcy motions for electronic filing.
  • Be knowledgeable on retention options such as Short Sale, Deed in Lieu, Consent to Judgment, and Bankruptcy.
  • Meet with clients on a daily basis concerning their case and assisted them with completing their Bankruptcy Applications.
  • Correspond with business department on client bankruptcy notices and prepare and file proof of claim form.
  • Explained Bankruptcy Law and filing process to clients.
  • Collaborated with a team of 12 attorneys and 6 paralegals for the Excel Corporation arbitration in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
  • Update and maintain bankruptcy and receiver spreadsheet for monthly distribution to stakeholders.
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, and memoranda in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation Managed discovery of adversary proceedings

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13. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Request and communicate within the client systems for necessary loan/title/real estate documents and/or payoff information as needed.
  • Provided support for attorneys in Residential R/E Department and another paralegal by handling real estate transactions.
  • Managed a large case load for 3 Attorneys in Trade Mark, Land use, Transaction, Civil and Real Estate.
  • Managed a team of legal assistant, law clerk and administrative assistant in the area of real estate and foreclosure.
  • Case management for bankruptcy, commercial and residential real estate, insurance defense, social security and medical liability cases.
  • Worked closely with one on one or team support of Litigation Attorneys in a large real estate Law Firm.
  • Supported two high volume attorneys in all aspects of Real Estate litigation involving title curative and abatement civil actions.
  • Assisted name partner and three associates specializing in litigation, real estate, and trust and estates law.
  • Accounted for high-volume, complex real estate and investment transactions by compiling and maintaining spreadsheets of legal information.
  • Drafted and prepared pleadings, correspondence, estate planning documents, real estate documents and incorporation paperwork.
  • Assisted in $250 million real estate transaction as part of IRS 1031 Like Kind Exchange.
  • Worked in variety of areas including: civil, bankruptcy, labor and real estate.
  • Document preparation which included confidential litigation, court filings, real estate and corporate matters.
  • Covered corporate, litigation, public finance real estate and tax desks.
  • Retrieved documents as retired for real estate transactions.
  • Prepared loan documents for real estate closings.
  • Bank's Real Estate Department.
  • Retrieved real estate cases in preparation of legal pleadings utilizing Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis.
  • Prepared transactional, probate and corporate documents for real estate, probate and corporate attorneys.

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14. Attorney Calendar

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Here's how Attorney Calendar is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Managed attorney calendar and deadlines; coordinated depositions and mediation.
  • Maintained attorney calendar/ case docket.
  • Scheduled and maintained attorney calendars.
  • Prioritize tasks, maintain attorney calendar, and determine pleading and discovery deadlines.
  • Maintain individual attorney calendars, schedule deadlines, due dates, meetings.
  • Set hearings, trials, depositions, and manage attorney calendars.
  • Manage hearings in house and attorney calendar.
  • Manage a seven attorney calendar.
  • Maintained files and attorney calendars.
  • Set and maintain attorney calendar.
  • Maintained attorney calendar by resolving conflicts and scheduling hearings, depositions, arbitrations and mediations.

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15. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Increased efficiency of attorney client files through effective organization and file maintenance.
  • Maintained client files and ensured confidentiality of contents.
  • Managed over 250 client files at a time and served as liaison between clients and attorneys.
  • Prepared client files for mediation including an itemized outline of outstanding bills and process of treatments.
  • Managed client files, recording noteworthy facts for attorney review and submission to courts.
  • Review Securities client's monthly financial statements and prep client files for attorney review.
  • Open client files; organize and maintain documents in electronic and physical files.
  • Analyzed and evaluated client files for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy eligibility.
  • Updated and organized all client files including keeping pleading boards up to date.
  • Manage Client Files (FileSite) and Provide Distribution of Incoming Court Notices.
  • Maintained and updated pleading binders and litigation calendars and client files.
  • Prepare, and organize and maintain confidential information of client files.
  • Create and maintain accurate and up-to-date paper and digital client files.
  • Organized, updated, indexed, and reviewed client files.
  • Prepared and managed creation of new client files.
  • Opened, set up and closed client files.
  • Prepare, manage, and organize client files.
  • Initiate and establish new client files/close completed files.
  • Opened and managed all client files.
  • Maintained client files and corporate binders.

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16. Foreclosure

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Here's how Foreclosure is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Identified issues in foreclosure process and expedite resolution.
  • Reviewed property titles for judicial foreclosures.
  • Reviewed foreclosure and eviction documents.
  • Correspond daily with internal bankruptcy, loss mitigation, escrow, payment processing, credit reporting and foreclosure departments.
  • Develop defense files when bank foreclosure is acknowledged in complaint; set up each in the case management system.
  • Support two attorneys, maintaining large foreclosure and litigation caseload from filing of complaint to issuance of title.
  • Compiled bankruptcy and foreclosure legal research used in a $3.5 million dollar settlement with the Attorney General.
  • Prepared complex pleadings for litigating contested mortgage foreclosure cases; communicated with clients3905 Irish Hills Drive, Apt.
  • Set up foreclosures and bank actions and prepared file for final foreclosures both association and bank actions.
  • Maintained and followed up with clients and vendors to ensure compliance across all levels of foreclosure litigation.
  • Interviewed clients and investigated cases regarding wrongful repossession, wrongful foreclosure, and unfair debt collection practices.
  • Prepare initial complaints to be filed in court to begin foreclosure process and edited as needed.
  • Organized hearing packages for foreclosure hearings, conform and mail copies of final judgments and orders.
  • Research on BankPro pertaining to liens, foreclosures, TRO, seizures, easements and condemnations.
  • Conveyed concise information about all fees and costs regarding foreclosures to both lenders and borrowers.
  • Researched titles, drafted complaints and foreclosure notifications, and advised client banks.
  • Set foreclosure hearings with all counties throughout the state of Florida.
  • Prepare foreclosure answers in most IL counties for HUD & IRS.
  • Enter time and expenses as required for foreclosure department billing.
  • Scheduled and, canceled hearings and foreclosure sales.

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17. Client Contact

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Here's how Client Contact is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated and maintained calendar of court appearances, depositions and filings; extensive client contact.
  • Maintained client contacts; initiated communication with medical and technical experts for use in trial.
  • Managed multiple active case files and maintained client contact regarding pending matters in litigation.
  • Drafted correspondence, heavy client contact and completed client fact sheets.
  • Maintain client contact and updates with adjusters and doctors.
  • Maintained extensive client contact in person and via telephone.
  • Responded to client inquiries; extensive client contacts.
  • General duties included: billing, timesheets, dictation, direct client contact, filing and expenses.

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18. Insurance Defense

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Here's how Insurance Defense is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Worked with senior partner in firm who specialized in personal injury insurance defense litigation.
  • Managed and coordinated complex documentation in over 100 insurance defense files.
  • Provided paralegal and administrative support for boutique insurance defense firm.
  • Experience in various commercial litigation matters including: insurance defense, labor and employment, consumer class actions, and securities.
  • Supported two trial attorneys in personal injury, construction, insurance defense and employment cases.
  • Experience includes insurance defense litigation for senior partner Alan H. Bernstein, Esq.
  • Assisted at court with major insurance defense win for big three Auto Company
  • Assisted two associates (Insurance Defense Team).
  • Handled insurance defense cases and litigation cases.
  • Continued growth in Insurance Defense Litigation.
  • Key Accomplishments: - Assisted managing partner specializing in insurance defense litigation.
  • Type of Law: Insurance Defense .

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19. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Company Profile: A global law firm specializing in a broad range of legal practices relating to business and public policy.
  • Supported law firm's equity partner with both domestic and international clients, assisting in litigation procedures and project management.
  • Handle all management functions for the law firm with ease and without supervision.
  • Reason for Leaving: Recruited by law firm office manager and better salary
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Law Firm handling cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
  • Design and manage content - Website for Canter Law Firm P.C.
  • Hired to manage File Room for 75 member law firm.
  • Performed legal work for an asbestos litigation law firm.
  • Reason for Leaving ~ law firm closed its practice.
  • Directed day-to-day office operations for a successful law firm.
  • Transferred between law firms as part of
  • Served as liaison between the law firm, borrowers, defendants, court systems, process servers and clients.

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20. Lexis

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Here's how Lexis is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Used online computer-based information systems such as LexisNexis and WestlawNext for legal research.
  • File Litigation Documents via Lexis/Nexis and ECF/Pacer
  • Prepared and filed (Lexis/Nexis and Pacer) court documents in State, District, and United States Supreme Court.
  • Performed legal research using a variety of research tools (WestLaw, LoisLaw, Lexis-Nexis, Premise).
  • RESEARCH: Retrieve cases utilizing Pacer, CompuLaw, LexisNexis.
  • Conduct research employing online resources such as LexisNexis.
  • Pulled cases off of Lexis Nexis and/or WestLaw.
  • Conducted legal research using Lexis and WestLaw.
  • Develop search optimization methods and conduct analysis using Lexis Nexis and Westlaw to assist with precedent review.
  • Conducted legal research utilizing Westlaw and Lexis databases.
  • Experienced in: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Concordance, Summation, LEXIS/NEXIS Familiar with: Excel, PowerPoint
  • Utilized research engines: Lexis-Nexis, PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) and Westlaw.
  • Conducted legal research on securities issues with proficiency in Lexis, Westlaw, and book research.
  • Researched and analyzed case facts; and cited legal authority using Lexis Nexis and Westlaw.
  • Typed briefs including some minor cite checking and conducted legal research using LEXIS and Westlaw.
  • Conduct research employing online resources such as Westlaw and Lexis.
  • Conducted court opinion searches using Lexis and Westlaw computer services.
  • Research cases on Lexis and have experience using Westlaw.
  • Performed legal research (LexisNexis; Accurint).
  • Completed case research via Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw databases.

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21. Plaintiff

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Here's how Plaintiff is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Managed Asbestos Mass Tort litigation consisting over 600+ plaintiffs with case specific information that included calendar event deadlines.
  • Prepare discovery requests and responses, prepare plaintiff's discovery package with supporting documents and serving on our adversary.
  • Scheduled court appearances, meetings, as well as deposition between attorneys, doctors and plaintiffs.
  • Drafted and answered discovery documents for Defense and Plaintiff clients in Iowa and Nebraska cases.
  • Create and submit Plaintiff's Witness, Expert & Exhibit lists in preparation for trial.
  • Prepare Intervention on other suits that were filed by other Plaintiff(s).
  • Focus in plaintiff personal injury, traffic and criminal defense and family law.
  • Mass mail outs to Plaintiffs counsel, Defense counsel and courthouse filings.
  • Interviewed plaintiff, experts, and witnesses for declarations and subpoenas.
  • Drafted and answered discovery documents in Defense and Plaintiff cases.
  • Summarized plaintiff and defendant complaints, depositions and trial transcripts.
  • Performed all matter management an administrative duties pertaining to various corporate and plaintiff litigation.
  • Perform document review of plaintiff records preparing timelines and indices.

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22. Pacer

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Here's how Pacer is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted attorneys in preparing court documents and exhibits for e-filing with the Federal, and State Courts on the PACER system.
  • Research docket status through PACER and update docket calendar.
  • Performed online PACER filings and docket review.
  • Research docket history of cases in Pacer.
  • Monitor U.S. court filings using PACER.
  • Perform DOD / PACER searches.
  • Assist in preparing notebooks, filings and documents for trial Save documents using Pacer
  • Collaborated with associates to assist with Westlaw and Pacer research in crunch moments.

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23. Expense Reports

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Here's how Expense Reports is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Handled general office administration and support responsibilities; answered phones, screened calls, managed executive calendars and created expense reports.
  • Performed general administrative and secretarial duties, including preparation of travel expense reports.
  • Generate expense reports within carrier guideline.
  • Entered attorneys' time, process expense reports, and check requests for a variety of vendors.
  • Organized and indexed legal materials; maintained calendar detailing events and deadlines; prepared expense reports.
  • Entered Partners' billable hours, prepared client invoices and processed expense reports.
  • Send end of the month expense reports to corporate office for attorneys
  • Created Excel spreadsheets to organize and maintain expense reports.
  • Create expense reports and check requests.
  • Prepared expense reports and processed accounting invoices.
  • prepared various administrative duties such as expense reports, cash advances, check requests, etc.

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24. Medical Malpractice

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Here's how Medical Malpractice is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Worked heavily litigated medical malpractice, construction, personal injury and other civil litigated cases.
  • Practice areas include business and general litigation, domestic, bankruptcy, medical malpractice, personal injury, and corporate.
  • Shared Lead Paralegal/Assistant duties and managing over 100 Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Negligence cases in Florida & Georgia.
  • Provided support to attorney in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Workers' Compensation.
  • Assist Attorneys with the defense of medical malpractice claims and insurance defense litigation claims.
  • Assisted three Attorneys in Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice.
  • Filed all 90 day extension for medical malpractice cases.
  • Assisted attorneys with medical malpractice and employment law defense.
  • Handled personal injury matters, including medical malpractice, slip and fall incidents, and automobile injury cases.

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25. Litigation Support

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Here's how Litigation Support is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated paralegal and litigation support staff in regard to management of work-flow, delegation of assignments and scheduling of vacation time.
  • Organized discovery documents, assisted in preparation for depositions, and conducted document reviews utilizing various litigation support software.
  • Assist with Litigation Support regarding database maintenance and creation, document production with Concordance and Relativity.
  • Provided litigation support including case research, client relationship management and filing of pleadings.
  • Provided litigation support to attorneys for FINRA arbitration proceedings and regulatory inquiries.
  • Served as legal assistant for several attorneys, as well as serve as backup litigation support.
  • Utilized litigation support software, docket programs, conducted research, proofread and cite checked pleadings.
  • Assisted more than ten attorneys in the litigation support group as per their daily requests.
  • Assisted with trial preparation and attended Eli Lilly patent infringement trial as litigation support.
  • Provide litigation support services to lawyers and clients in complex civil litigation matters.
  • Provided litigation support to a team of Corporate and Civil law attorneys.
  • Train new litigation support clerks and train new file clerks.
  • Provided litigation support for three additional trials.
  • Set up initial litigation support infrastructure for major securities litigation case.
  • Performed complex legal administrative and analytical assistance for the Forensic Investigations & Litigation Support (FILS) Unit.

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26. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Corresponded with insurance companies and physician's offices to obtain discovery documents.
  • Communicated in both written and verbal form with clients, insurance companies, law firms, courts, and medical facilities.
  • Communicate with insurance companies, clients, HOA Board members and corporate entities regarding the status of cases effectively and confidentially.
  • Prepared initial correspondence to all parties within the case (client, doctors and insurance companies).
  • Contacted insurance companies and opened claims for clients when necessary to get their PIP applications opened.
  • Opened new cases and sent out all initial correspondence to clients, hospitals and insurance companies.
  • Maintained effective and timely communications between attorneys, clients, courts, and insurance companies.
  • Created demand packages to be submitted to insurance companies in personal injury cases.
  • Communicated with various doctors, hospital, insurance companies and attorneys' offices.
  • Served as liaison between firm/client and insurance companies to facilitate resolution of claims.
  • Managed files and opened claims for insurance companies, worked with property damage.
  • Negotiated liens with insurance companies.
  • Call parties' insurance companies.
  • Updated clients with status of their case, Provided No-Fault information to medical clinics and Insurance Companies.

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27. Demand Letters

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Here's how Demand Letters is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared personal injury demand letters and lump sum settlement documents.
  • Prepared Demand Letters, Discovery Request and Interrogatories.
  • Evaluate and analyze complaints, summons, promissory notes, mortgages and related assignments, title reports, and demand letters.
  • Prepared personal injury demand letters as well as discovery documents for Defense and Plaintiff clients in cases.
  • Prepare Engagement Letters to perspective new clients, as well as Demand Letters for newly acquired cases.
  • Drafted motions to transfer venue, motions to compel, demand letters and original answers;.
  • Drafted demand letters and assist attorney with negotiations when needed.
  • Drafted discovery responses, demand letters and Retainer Agreements.
  • Draft and track demand letters.
  • Interview clients; conduct fact and legal research Prepare demand letters addressed to insurance companies for settlement purposes Special Skills

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28. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Performed research for litigation attorneys on Internet.
  • Conducted database and internet research.
  • Advanced knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, Internet, and other web-based applications.
  • Conducted research through various internet resources such as the Secretary of State and property assessor's websites.
  • Perform factual research: Internet-based, Document- and work product-based, other relevant sources.
  • Obtained motor vehicle and driving records from the internet.

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29. Document Management

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Here's how Document Management is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Review, manage and monitor personal injury cases, including document management and medical record collection.
  • Maintain documents utilizing both internal and online document management and docketing systems.
  • Performed document management and case tracking.
  • Document management - maintained file materials.
  • Case calendaring and document management using Outlook and Abacus as well as our in-office calendaring system.
  • Document management file system and TABS billing system
  • Update pleadings and correspondence to document management Filesite.
  • Maintained records using document management software systems (iManage, Time Matters, etc.).
  • Document Management System: Worksite.
  • Open and close claim files: organize and maintain claim files using Prolaw case management and legal document management software.

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30. Appellate Briefs

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Here's how Appellate Briefs is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Organized cases by establishing and organizing files, establishing calendars, and preparation of appellate briefs.
  • Prepare and file Motions, Briefs, Appellate Briefs, medical release authorizations and subpoenas.
  • Drafted appellate briefs for child custody appeals to the Superior Court.
  • Assisted attorneys with law and motion matters, mediation hearings, appellate briefs and trial preparation.
  • Attended court hearings, drafted motions for summary judgment, appellate briefs, responses to motions to dismiss, and complaints.
  • Researched and analyzed appellate briefs as well as assisted assigned judge in research and writing of appellate opinions.

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31. Pleadings

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Here's how Pleadings is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Drafted and edited of extensive legal documentation/pleadings, Exhibits and typing and/or extensive revisions of correspondence and legal pleadings.
  • Conducted research on legal pleadings/Exhibits with several court jurisdictions, Immigration Filings, Electronic filing, Trademark litigation.
  • Assisted with company collection actions that contained counterclaims by summarizing pleadings and researching relevant sections of leases.
  • Supported attorneys in debt collection defense specifically with pleadings, discovery and motions.
  • Maintained case files by organizing and indexing pleadings, correspondence and discovery materials.
  • Prepared discovery and pleadings related to securities litigation and commercial litigation cases.
  • Drafted civil litigation pleadings, motions and discovery requests and accompanying documents.
  • Drafted and reorganized the implementation of general contracts and pleadings for final review
  • Attained and pro-actively initiated obligatory review of court pleadings by counsel.
  • Reviewed pleadings and assisted in analyzing data for complex litigation.
  • Summarized discovery pleadings, depositions and documents obtained in discovery.
  • Managed internal and client databases with case-related correspondence and pleadings.
  • Prepared defensive pleadings, motions and affidavits including discovery.
  • Reviewed contested foreclosure pleadings and emergency motions for attorneys.
  • Coordinated and prepared various legal pleadings and documentation.
  • Prepared pleadings pertaining to specific contested cases.
  • Drafted pleadings and answered discovery documents.
  • Draft various legal pleadings and correspondence on behalf of attorneys to clients, opposing counsel, court, experts and witnesses.
  • Drafted pleadings and discovery; conducted computer research; bates stamping and source coding documents; docket court dates/pleadings, etc.
  • Drafted pleadings such as: Motion to Dismiss, Motion to Strike, Motion for Continuances, Proposed Orders, etc.

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32. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Provided administrative support to an attorney that specialized in Family Law.
  • Supported attorney in family law, personal injury, business, criminal practice which often included litigation in state courts.
  • Drafted motions, briefs, stipulations, answers and demands in matrimonial and family law matters.
  • Practice areas primarily included litigation, energy, tort law, family law and finance.
  • Provided administrative support to a partner and three attorneys that specialized in Family Law.
  • Handled family law settlements including divorce, custody, modifications, and visitation.
  • Assisted in the coordination of the yearly Clark County Family Law Seminar.
  • Participated in the Litigation Practice Group & Family Law Practice Group.
  • Provided support for lead attorney in family law.
  • Experience with complex family law cases.

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33. E-File

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Here's how E-File is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Drafted legal motions; legalized/notarized documents; E-filed documents in state/federal courts; maintained attorney calendar using Law Base.
  • E-filed legal documents in the superior, district and supreme court and the court of appeals.
  • Process incoming physical and e-filed correspondence mail to be distributed to the correct foreclosure throughout the firm
  • E-filed cases and subsequent pleadings using official online portals for Florida and New York courts.
  • Drafted and e-filed new Chapter 7 and 13 petitions using Best Case software.
  • E-filed all federal pleadings and other documents on time to meet deadlines.
  • Draft complaint and summons on new cases and e-file with the court.
  • Drafted Legal Documents for the attorneys like complaints and E-Filed them.
  • Prepared and e-filed Bankruptcy Applications via EZ-Filing System and PACER.
  • File/served via mail, fax, e-file or messenger service.
  • File documents, e-file and by mail with the courts.
  • Produce, file/E-file and serve advanced/time sensitive documents.
  • E-filed pleadings in court and e-served opposing counsel.
  • Prepare and e-file in Federal and State courts.
  • E-Filed documents with District and Federal Court.
  • E-filed federal and state court documents.
  • E-filed all Supreme Court documents.
  • E-Filed with Federal Courts (PACER).
  • Scan and e-file pleadings with the courts Prepare client letters, inputting corrections/updates to letters/documents.

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34. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Designed Trust and Estate litigation PowerPoint presentation that assisted with securing a successful verdict.
  • Conducted telephonic conference with PowerPoint presentation to discuss analysis of Servers.
  • Prepare Mediation PowerPoints and Summarized Depositions.
  • Prepared for trial using Trial Director and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Created and maintained numerous Excel and PowerPoint documents.
  • Use of Microsoft word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Sharepoint and Excel to complete daily tasks.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations for visual aids at trial and for inhouse presentations.

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35. Document Review

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Here's how Document Review is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Organized and processed electronic data and paper files to facilitate document review for attorneys.
  • Created and maintained document tracking chart to facilitate efficiency of attorney document review.
  • Conducted numerous document reviews for responsiveness, privilege, and confidential content.
  • Performed document reviews, redacting litigation documents, and document coding.
  • Organized large-scale document reviews and supervised outside contract lawyers.
  • Assisted in document reviews and discovery production.
  • Supervised contract attorneys for various document reviews.
  • Conducted document reviews, indexing, tagging, coding, searching, utilizing traditional discovery forms and e-discovery databases.
  • Performed document review for a reinsurance company in response to SEC subpoena; Edited privilege logs.
  • Traveled for document review and collections, depositions and due diligence projects.
  • Conducted document review and production for various cases.
  • Document Review Team Document Retrieval and Collection; Coding; Exhibit Preparation
  • Created deposition library on Livenote database to facilitate attorney document review.
  • Assisted attorneys in various tasks as needed such as document review, compiled exhibits for motions and pre-trial binders.
  • Schedule depositions, site visits and discovery document review Assemble and organize documents for complex matters, i.e.
  • Managed large document review teams in multistate dealer pricing litigation (B. P. Amoco).

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36. Client Meetings

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Here's how Client Meetings is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained records and took notes in meetings such as; legal hearings, and client meetings.
  • Maintained attorneys' calendars utilizing Time Matters with respect to court hearings and client meetings.
  • Calendar and scheduled important client meetings and court hearings and trials in Outlook.
  • Coordinated daily calendar for attorney-client meetings, conferences and court deadlines on Outlook.
  • Calendar Management, including client meetings, for equity partner.
  • Attended client meetings and assisted with Mock Trials logistical preparation.
  • Assisted with depositions, expert interviews, and client meetings.
  • Calendar and Scheduling of client meetings and court appearances.
  • Scheduled appointments, depositions & client meetings.
  • Assist attorney with client meetings regarding discovery.
  • Attended case team and client meetings.
  • Booked client meetings and legal appointments.
  • Schedule client meetings, depositions, mediations and court hearings.
  • Scheduled attorney/client meetings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, court appearances and trials.
  • Supported a team of six attorneys Schedules ex parte hearings, mediations, depositions, attorney-client meetings, etc.

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37. Scheduling Depositions

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Here's how Scheduling Depositions is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Perform secretarial, clerical and administrative duties, such as scheduling depositions, court reporters and independent medical examinations.
  • Support attorneys in case preparation by processing of summons and subpoenas; scheduling depositions; organizing evidence; preparing exhibits.
  • Assisted with developing cases by scheduling depositions, preparing and forwarding subpoenas, and preparing discovery requests.
  • Assisted managing partners with case development by scheduling depositions, generating status reports and submitting discovery requests.
  • Coordinated multifaceted office functions including calendar management, billable time, scheduling depositions and retaining expert witnesses.
  • Experience in drafting complaints, answering and propounding discovery, scheduling depositions and maintaining attorney calendar.

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38. Client Billing

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Here's how Client Billing is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Review incoming time sensitive contested and non-contested documents for client billing.
  • Recorded attorneys' time for client billing; reviewed client billing.
  • Prepared all client billings and company bookkeeping.
  • Organized and processed monthly client billing.
  • Reviewed client billing with accounting.
  • Prepare initial, hold, interim and final bills for entry into client billing program in a timely manner.
  • Insert time; Client billing; Manage accounts payables/receivables for both firm and attorney.
  • Utilize assigned billing reports to ensure compliance with client billing requirements and guidelines.
  • Drafted and prepared correspondence, client billing and legal documents including trial notebooks for Supreme and Appellate Courts.

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39. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Completed data entry, maintained and updated approximately 50 files in Time Matters on a daily basis.
  • Assisted and supported 6 lawyers and 3 paralegals with data entry and case management services.
  • Performed accurate data entry of volumes of files for 'Enron Scandal' case of 2001.
  • Performed data entry in records keeping program LegalKey.
  • Completed Data Entry Form and prepared loan documents.
  • Answer Multi-Phone Lines/Screen Calls File Personal Injury Claims Settle Property Damage Prepare Demands/Settle Claims Data Entry Filing

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40. Conference Calls

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Here's how Conference Calls is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Contributed strong organization and planning abilities toward efficiently coordinating meetings, calendars, travel, and conference calls.
  • Schedule conference calls and on-site/off-site meetings.
  • Maintained court calendar, tracked motion dates, organized conference calls, meetings, appointments and other calendar items.
  • Travel arrangements, conference calls, firm invoice revisions, deposition scheduling and expense reports.
  • Coordinate and set up high-level conference calls, organize meetings and travel arrangements.
  • Conducted conference calls with clients, ensuring that their needs are being met.
  • Maintained all Calendars, Arranged Meetings and Travel and Organized Conference Calls.
  • Initiated weekly conference calls with clients to discuss trial updates.
  • Coordinate hearings, depositions, client meetings and conference calls.
  • Scheduled depositions, meetings and telephone conference calls.

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41. High Volume

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Here's how High Volume is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Skilled in accurately processing a variety of tasks and high volumes of work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Used daily time management to manage case load and responded to a high volume of e-mails daily.
  • Managed and responded to high volume of e-mail requests and with responses to client requests.
  • Provided high volume of status updates to clients.
  • Coordinate and schedule high volume of depositions, hearings and mediations.
  • Provided diversified administrative support to two firm Members and one firm associate in high volume insurance defense litigation.

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42. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Answer and screen telephone calls, respond appropriately to client requests, and coordinate communications between clients and attorneys.
  • Provide telephone coverage and place business related telephone calls, schedule appointments and meetings; and transcribe tapes.
  • Field client phone calls, assess necessity of communication, and relay messages to attorneys and paralegals.
  • Ensured adequate customer support for current and future clients/routed phone calls within office/take messages for attorneys.
  • Received visitors and phone calls, ascertaining the nature of the requests and directed them accordingly.
  • Assisted on staff attorney with typing, filing, making phone calls and other secretarial duties.
  • Receive and place telephone calls to clients, court clerk, Marshals and court reporters.
  • Received all incoming phone calls from potential new clients; interviewed potential new clients.
  • Answered, screened and directed telephone calls to appropriate party.
  • Maintained Attorney's schedule and client telephone calls
  • Tracked incoming and outgoing emails, phone calls and attorney's calendar.
  • Answer and route incoming phone calls through a multi-line phone system.

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43. Office Supplies

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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated schedules, ordered office supplies and interviewed potential legal assistants.
  • Maintain and pay the firm bills, make large bank deposits, wire-funds for settlement disbursement, and order office supplies.
  • Order all office supplies, update library materials such as reference books and maintain conference rooms' calendar.
  • Maintain computers, copiers, faxes, ordering of office supplies and billing; Basic office administration.
  • Opened and distributed all mail for firm; ordered all office supplies; handled special projects as needed
  • Maintained an inventory of office supplies and ordered office supplies for the entire firm.
  • Maintained the inventory of office supplies and orders office supplies as needed.

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44. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Prepare closing statements, interview new clients; obtain medical and billing records, in addition to Accident reports.
  • Compiled weekly listing of new clients, matters and proposal letters for distribution to the firm.
  • Open client matters for new clients and close matters using NBI and LegalKEY software.
  • Initiated conflict checks, opened new clients and/or matters, and created related files.
  • Interviewed all new clients in the office or in their home if needed.
  • Created files for new clients, pleading lists, and docket indexes.
  • Conducted initial interview with new clients.
  • Conducted Intakes for new clients.
  • Created New Client Intake Letter, Conflict Check Letter, Engagement Letter and other necessary paper work for new clients.
  • Created and maintained an Excel spreadsheet to track firm referrals and potential new clients.

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45. Cm/Ecf

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Here's how Cm/Ecf is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Upload CM/ECF filings, file in District Court.
  • Prepared and filed all documents through CM/ECF with the Federal Court.

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46. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with settlement negotiations and draft settlement agreements, defaults, Motion to Dismiss, judgments and garnishments.
  • Assist is settlement negotiations and draft settlement agreements for attorney.
  • Proofread and edit settlement agreements.
  • Drafted legal documents including complaints, answers, interrogatories, preliminary injunctions, marital settlement agreements, and child custody agreements.
  • Prepared various legal documents including subpoenas, interrogatories and settlement agreements for caseload of approximately 20 active workers' compensation cases.
  • Gathered and organized information needed for settlement; prepared settlement statement, drafted settlement agreements and releases.

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47. Administrative Tasks

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Here's how Administrative Tasks is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Maintain calendars and perform administrative tasks.
  • Assist attorneys with administrative tasks related to firm business, external legal industry groups and activities, and continuing education.
  • Reported to senior litigation partner for all administrative tasks related to preparation of cases for settlement or trial.
  • Provide support to attorneys in the courtroom by assisting with all procedural and administrative tasks.
  • Managed all administrative tasks for one partner and one senior legal counsel.
  • Handle daily administrative tasks of law firm.

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48. File Maintenance

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Here's how File Maintenance is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained calendars, client spreadsheets, uploaded documents to client's data bases and routine file maintenance, for three attorneys.
  • Handled file maintenance, client correspondence as well as personal and private information.
  • Update client database and perform file maintenance with current status.
  • Maintain hard file with file maintenance.

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49. Deposition Transcripts

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Here's how Deposition Transcripts is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Managed all incoming deposition transcripts; mailed to clients/experts/percipient witnesses for review and return.
  • Annotated and summarized deposition transcripts and discovery via Summation.
  • Reviewed and summarized key documents and deposition transcripts.
  • Analyze and summarize documents and deposition transcripts.
  • Analyzed deposition transcripts and reviewed legal briefs for state and federal court filing.
  • Scheduled all court deposition transcripts and court reporters.
  • Transcribed and digested court hearings and deposition transcripts.
  • Check returns of service for accuracy Summarize hearing and deposition transcripts and load information into Summation
  • Abstracted deposition transcripts to obtain case facts and relevant testimony, to assist attorneys in preparing for defense strategies.
  • Prepared deposition transcripts summaries, case timelines, and witness lists.

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50. Expert Witnesses

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Here's how Expert Witnesses is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Requested and organized discovery medical reports from expert witnesses and medical institutions.
  • Research potential expert witnesses to render initial case assessments and provide testimony.
  • Researched and recommended potential expert witnesses.
  • Prepared expert witnesses and clients for trial and depositions; Reviewed and summarized all documents and data relevant to each case.
  • Concentrated interaction with Insurance of representatives, case-designated (medical) Expert Witnesses, fact witnesses and Risk Management personnel.
  • Assisted attorneys in discovery, selection of fact and expert witnesses, preparation for trial and arbitration.
  • Scheduled depositions with clients and expert witnesses making sure to have a court reporter present.
  • Coordinate travel for four attorneys, monitor filing deadlines and arrange depositions of expert witnesses.
  • Arrange travel and accommodations, when necessary, for attorneys and/or expert witnesses.
  • Schedule depositions of expert witnesses and case parties.
  • Interviewed clients and researched expert witnesses.
  • Reconciled trust account for multidistrict litigation case; responsible for payments to expert witnesses, vendors as well as account receivables.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Litigation Legal Assistant

Legal Documents28.9%
Trial Preparation15.9%
Federal Courts7.2%
Civil Litigation6.9%
Counsel6.3%
Court Hearings4.9%
Medical Records3.5%
Personal Injury Cases3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Litigation Legal Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
23.4%
23.4%
2
2
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
12.8%
12.8%
3
3
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
5.8%
5.8%
4
4
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Counsel
Counsel
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
4%
4%
7
7
Medical Records
Medical Records
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
Travel Arrangements
Travel Arrangements
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Document Production
Document Production
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Affidavits
Affidavits
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Real Estate
Real Estate
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Attorney Calendar
Attorney Calendar
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Client Files
Client Files
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Foreclosure
Foreclosure
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Client Contact
Client Contact
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Insurance Defense
Insurance Defense
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Law Firm
Law Firm
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Lexis
Lexis
1%
1%
21
21
Plaintiff
Plaintiff
1%
1%
22
22
Pacer
Pacer
1%
1%
23
23
Expense Reports
Expense Reports
1%
1%
24
24
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Litigation Support
Litigation Support
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Demand Letters
Demand Letters
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Internet
Internet
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Document Management
Document Management
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Appellate Briefs
Appellate Briefs
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Pleadings
Pleadings
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Family Law
Family Law
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
E-File
E-File
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Document Review
Document Review
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Client Meetings
Client Meetings
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Scheduling Depositions
Scheduling Depositions
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Client Billing
Client Billing
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Conference Calls
Conference Calls
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
High Volume
High Volume
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
New Clients
New Clients
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Cm/Ecf
Cm/Ecf
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Administrative Tasks
Administrative Tasks
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
File Maintenance
File Maintenance
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Deposition Transcripts
Deposition Transcripts
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Expert Witnesses
Expert Witnesses
0.4%
0.4%

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