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Top 50 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, 24.0% 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.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Litigation Legal Assistant

2. Trial Preparation
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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted attorneys in trial preparation including reviewing depositions and creating summaries as well as labeling exhibits.
  • Managed 25 legal assistants by coordinating and delegating assignments associated with attorney trial preparation.
  • Organized various production documents in extensive databases for different phases of trial preparation.
  • Perform trial preparation, handling of supplemental proceedings/re-foreclosure actions and evictions.
  • Schedule depositions and prepare deposition exhibits, trial preparation.
  • Create discovery, document review, and exhibit binders for use by attorneys for deposition and trial preparation.
  • Aided the legal team with trial preparation; prepared legal documents for the courts.
  • Assisted with trial preparation through organizing exhibits, files and all other supporting documents.
  • Help with trial preparation including witness lists, exhibits and trial binders.
  • Assist with deposition and trial preparation; extensive trial experience.
  • Worked alongside attorneys to assist in the trial preparation process.
  • Assisted in all aspects of trial preparation for pending litigation.
  • Assisted in document production, discovery, and trial preparation.
  • Experienced in all phases of litigation including trial preparation.
  • Assist clients and partners in deposition and trial preparation.
  • Conduct title searches and assist in trial preparation.
  • Scheduled trial preparation for client with their attorney.
  • Manage and assist in trial preparation and attendance.
  • Assisted attorneys with trial preparation i.e.
  • Assisted with trial preparation Client communications regarding appointments and updates on their case Secretarial duties

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3. Court Hearings
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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • 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.
  • Drafted, formatted and revised legal documents in preparation for court hearings.
  • 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.
  • Prepared and filed legal documents Scheduled court hearings
  • Schedule depositions, court hearings, status conferences, mediations and any other related proceeding.
  • Schedule client meetings, depositions, mediations and court hearings.

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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.
  • Drafted civil litigation pleadings, motions and discovery requests and accompanying documents.
  • Prepared and propounded discovery and responses to discovery in civil litigation.
  • Schedule and maintain calendar for attorneys incident to civil litigation matters.
  • 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.
  • Provide litigation support services to lawyers and clients in complex civil litigation matters.
  • Provided legal support in all aspects of civil litigation and bankruptcy caseload.
  • Contract work included work in bankruptcy, labor and civil litigation.
  • Researched cases and statutes to support briefs for civil litigation matters.
  • Assisted attorneys in civil litigation matters; Maintained case tracking database.
  • Research, draft and prepare legal pleadings in civil litigation matters.
  • Work as a legal assistant in civil litigation.
  • Researched and drafted legal memoranda and pleadings in civil litigation and assisted in trial preparation.
  • 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:
  • Drafted discovery responses and discovery propounded to defense counsel, and maintained discovery calendar.
  • Maintained client and opposing counsel communications and handled calendars and scheduling.
  • Prepared correspondence to insurance companies and opposing counsel.
  • Worked with clients and external counsel daily to provide status updates, requests and settlement negotiations via email and/or client systems.
  • Maintain order of case files for counsel from initial case filings throughout Motion for Default Judgment or Discovery phase.
  • Draft correspondence with clients, courts, outside/opposing counsel in preparation for upcoming hearings and/or trial.
  • Interacted daily with clients, opposing counsel offices and judicial assistants on a daily basis.
  • Consulted with clients; established a rapport with vendors and opposing counsel.
  • Correspond with outside counsel to handle litigation matters and request status reports.
  • Assisted head counsel in civil litigation for private and public corporations.
  • Prepare and submit invoices to accounting for all appearance counsel.
  • Prepared meeting packages and portfolios for counsels and clients.
  • Draft client, court, and opposing counsel correspondence.
  • Monitor the calendar and pending deadlines for counsel.
  • Provided Support for two firm Counsel Partners.
  • Approve outside counsel and vendor invoices.
  • Key Responsibilities: Analyzed all relevant data and made recommendations to internal and external counsel.
  • Transcribed tapes and handled emails and phone calls from clients, opposing counsel, and the court.
  • Review all correspondences and filings received for counsel Monitor the calendar and pending deadlines for counsel.
  • Maintained steady workflow for a Partner, Senior Counsel, Head Counsel and Foreign Associate.

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6. 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.
  • Signed up new clients and provided them with information regarding the course of their case.
  • 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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7. Medical Records
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Here's how Medical Records is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Ordered and organized medical records; Maintained calendar.
  • Compose various correspondence; request medical records/billing statements.
  • Review medical records and compose medical chronology.
  • Obtained medical records, document discovery.
  • Summarized depositions and medical records.
  • Obtain and process all necessary case related documents which includes medical records, police reports, etc.
  • Prepared case summaries, deposition summaries, organized and maintained medical records and handled all correspondence.
  • Arranged and scheduled all depositions, requested medical records and billing ledgers for all litigation cases.
  • Prepared summary of medical records for use in presentation of settlement demands and trial.
  • Order deposition transcripts, requests medical records and process payment for all invoices.
  • Obtain and verify receipt of medical records, document requests and discovery.
  • Maintain security of medical records and bills in client's files.
  • Followed up on medical records and billing requests.
  • Requested & maintained up-to-date medical records & billing.
  • Request all medical records, billing and liens.
  • Request, organize and review medical records.
  • Review and sanitize medical records.
  • Summarized medical records and deposition transcripts and prepared settlement documents.
  • Retrieve medical records from claimant's healthcare providers.
  • Request medical records & bills Prepared demand packages Send out all letter of representation.

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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:
  • Obtained, updated and researched medical records for personal injury cases including Medicare patients.
  • Create medical and billing summaries on 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:
  • Prepared itineraries and set up attorney travel arrangements.
  • 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.
  • Schedule all appointments and briefings, as well as track and maintain calendar and travel arrangements.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Keep calendar of all events for attorneys and schedule travel arrangements.
  • Maintained billing for attorneys and made travel arrangements.
  • Make all travel arrangements, schedule meetings.
  • Set up travel arrangements for attorneys.
  • Planned and scheduled all travel arrangements.
  • Make travel arrangements and maintain attorneys' professional and personal calendar and contacts Maintain attorney and paralegal time and expenses.,
  • Provide support to senior partner and associates Create and manage daily calendar and out of town travel arrangements.
  • Maintained court calendar, made travel arrangements, scheduled depositions, client appointments and calendared deadlines.
  • Assisted with document review and revision; provided telephone support; scheduled meetings and travel arrangements.

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10. 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.
  • Draft and edit legal documents for filing in state and federal courts, and administrative agencies.
  • Involved in all aspects of court proceedings in both state and federal courts and FINRA.
  • 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.
  • Processed court filings and electronic court filings for state and federal courts in Virginia.
  • Filed and recorded legal documents and pleadings with state and federal courts.
  • Have litigated through state and federal courts including U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Prepared and filed all pleadings for both state and federal courts.
  • Prepared and filed electronic pleadings in State and Federal courts.
  • Prepare responses to Answers for State and Federal Courts.
  • Prepared legal documents with state and federal courts.
  • Proofread and edited final documents prior to filing with state and federal courts.

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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 defensive pleadings, motions and affidavits including discovery.
  • Prepared and processed legal documents, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, interrogatories, affidavits, and motions.
  • Drafted complaints, subpoenas, discovery documents, affidavits, expert witness disclosures and numerous other court and legal documents
  • Prepared subpoenas, appearances, summons, motions, affidavits, orders, and answered discovery documents.
  • Analyze investigative material such as evidence, exhibits, affidavits, statements, and briefs for hearings.
  • Assisted partners with preparation of motions, pleadings, affidavits, briefs and court documentation.
  • Ordered Medical Records and medical bills by Affidavits, organized & summarized medical records.
  • Prepare affidavits, pleadings, motions, legal correspondence under supervision of attorney.
  • Drafted notices, proposed orders, affidavits, and miscellaneous pleadings and correspondence.
  • Conducted follow-ups on documents and Affidavits for Replies to New Matter and Counterclaims.
  • Produced affidavits, settlement agreements, and releases on the client's behalf.
  • Prepared and reviewed affidavits, judgments, motions and orders for attorneys.
  • Prepare Civil Judgments, Affidavits, Suit Complaints, and Garnishments.
  • Prepared and sent Affidavits to client providers.
  • Prepared affidavits and filed documents with clerk.
  • File all records systematically and Efile affidavits.
  • Help in preparation of various legal documents, such as petitions, discovery, reductions and affidavits.
  • assist in drafting pleadings including the summons, complaint and supporting affidavits.
  • Draft and prepare legal motions and affidavits for attorneys Prepare court trial packages communicate with clients, opposing counsel, third parties

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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.
  • Investigate and resolve payment history disputes, title and lien issues, bankruptcy adversary proceedings and wrongful foreclosure allegations.
  • Correspond daily with internal bankruptcy, loss mitigation, escrow, payment processing, credit reporting and foreclosure departments.
  • 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.
  • Analyzed and evaluated client files for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy eligibility.
  • Explained Bankruptcy Law and filing process to clients.
  • Assist bankruptcy department when short-staffed.
  • Collaborated with a team of 12 attorneys and 6 paralegals for the Excel Corporation arbitration in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
  • Checked bankruptcy court pleadings for accuracy, arranged hearing dates, served notices and prepared proofs of claim.
  • 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.
  • Recorded original real estate documents recorded with title companies and County Recorder's Office.
  • 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.
  • Assist Commercial Real Estate Partner with Transactional/Merger and Acquisition closings at the same time.

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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.
  • Set and maintain attorney calendar.
  • Manage a seven attorney calendar.
  • Maintained files and attorney calendars.
  • Maintained attorney calendar by resolving conflicts and scheduling hearings, depositions, arbitrations and mediations.

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Here's how Foreclosure is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared and drafted various legal documents/pleadings regarding foreclosure litigation matters (foreclosed homes).
  • Reviewed contested foreclosure pleadings and emergency motions for attorneys.
  • Coordinate Foreclosure and Litigation hearings with other counsel.
  • Identified issues in foreclosure process and expedite resolution.
  • Reviewed property titles for judicial foreclosures.
  • Reviewed foreclosure and eviction documents.
  • 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.
  • Maintained and followed up with clients and vendors to ensure compliance across all levels of foreclosure litigation.
  • Set up foreclosures and bank actions and prepared file for final foreclosures both association and bank actions.
  • 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.
  • Set foreclosure hearings with all counties throughout the state of Florida.
  • Enter time and expenses as required for foreclosure department billing.
  • Scheduled and, canceled hearings and foreclosure sales.
  • Work all areas of the foreclosure process.
  • Assisted in complex foreclosure litigation and mediations.
  • Drafted and prepared motions, briefs, notices, responses to pleadings and any other necessary correspondence for judicial foreclosures.
  • Developed/Organized the foreclosure Mediation department Managed Attorney Court Appearances/Calendars Prepared title motions, miscellaneous motions.

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16. Insurance Companies
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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Initiated and maintained ongoing communication with insurance companies and medical records department.
  • 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).
  • Handled heavy written and verbal correspondence with client, defense counsel, medical providers 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.
  • Ensured all necessary files were forwarded to courts and/or opposing counsel and insurance companies.
  • Created demand packages to be submitted to insurance companies in personal injury cases.
  • Managed files and opened claims for insurance companies, worked with property damage.
  • Communicated with various doctors, hospital, insurance companies and attorneys' offices.
  • Served as liaison between firm/client and insurance companies to facilitate resolution of claims.
  • Prepare medical packages and sent to insurance companies and counsel.
  • Call parties' insurance companies.
  • Negotiated liens with insurance companies.
  • Updated clients with status of their case, Provided No-Fault information to medical clinics and Insurance Companies.

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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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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.
  • Prepare pleadings, subpoenas, discovery and other legal documents for a Litigation Law Firm.
  • 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.
  • Directed day-to-day office operations for a successful law firm.
  • Reason for Leaving ~ law firm closed its practice.
  • 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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19. 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.
  • Use of Lexis/Nexis for research of case law in preparation of hearings and trials.
  • RESEARCH: Retrieve cases utilizing Pacer, CompuLaw, LexisNexis.
  • 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.
  • Served discovery, pleadings on Caseanywhere and Lexis/Nexis file and serve.
  • Conduct research employing online resources such as Westlaw and Lexis.
  • Conducted court opinion searches using Lexis and Westlaw computer services.
  • Completed case research via Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw databases.
  • Performed legal research (LexisNexis; Accurint).
  • Perform legal research using Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis.
  • Researched in Lexis and Westlaw.
  • Experienced Westlaw, Lexis and Bluebook user to cite check and quote check speaking motions, briefs and memorandums.
  • Conducted research of corporations, cases and legal developments using Westlaw, Bloomberg and LexisNexis.

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20. Discovery Responses
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Here's how Discovery Responses is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Prepare discovery requests and lengthy discovery responses and production of documents.
  • Drafted legal documents including correspondence, pleadings and discovery responses.
  • Answered and prepared discovery responses.
  • Draft internal and external memos, pleadings and other court documents including pleadings, discovery demands and discovery responses.
  • Assisted several attorneys with preparation of pleadings, discovery responses, motions, and complete trial preparation.
  • Created templates for discovery requests and responses and compiled documents produced as part of discovery responses.
  • Review discovery responses with clients as well as divorce decrees and other drafts before submission.
  • Prepared summaries of discovery responses, medical documentation, construction files same as requested.
  • Filed discovery responses, correspondences, billing, as well as case notes.
  • Draft legal documents including motions, discovery requests, and discovery responses.
  • Reviewed files and drafted discovery responses for attorney review and approval.
  • Prepare templates for First Responsive Pleadings, Motions and Discovery Responses.
  • Prepared discovery responses, pleadings, and correspondence.
  • Assist in assembling discovery responses.
  • Drafted and proofread discovery responses, motions in limine, summary judgment briefs; Verified legal and fact sites.
  • Compiled exhibits in preparation for discovery responses and hearings (depositions, arbitrations, etc.).

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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.
  • Handled plaintiff's personal injury, foreclosure and some insurance defense cases from initial client contact to discovery trial or settlement.
  • Experience with the following case types: plaintiff civil cases: personal injury, medical malpractice, and legal malpractice.
  • 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.
  • Review and analyze pleadings and discovery documents received from plaintiffs' counsel.
  • 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.
  • Review extensive medical records and create expense summaries for plaintiffs.
  • 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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Here's how Pacer is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with drafting and filing of legal documents throughout Florida counties, out-of-state courts, and Federal Bankruptcy Courts through PACER.
  • Assisted attorneys in preparing court documents and exhibits for e-filing with the Federal, and State Courts on the PACER system.
  • Locate and edit documents on the Pacer network to be organized and put together for attorneys for trial preparation.
  • File court documents with court and via various state e-filing systems, proficient with CM/ECF and PACER systems.
  • Filed pleadings and motions via electronically (ECF/PACER) or direct delivery at various courts.
  • Research docket status through PACER and update docket calendar.
  • Research docket history of cases in Pacer.
  • Performed online PACER filings and docket review.
  • Monitor U.S. court filings using PACER.
  • Perform DOD / PACER searches.
  • Review: Case files to determine stage of the foreclosure, mail, legal documents, Pacer and DOD searches.
  • Collaborated with associates to assist with Westlaw and Pacer research in crunch moments.
  • Assist in preparing notebooks, filings and documents for trial Save documents using Pacer

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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.
  • Send end of the month expense reports to corporate office for attorneys
  • Make travel arrangements and prepare and monitor expense reports.
  • Created Excel spreadsheets to organize and maintain expense reports.
  • Create expense reports and check requests.
  • Created and submitted expense reports.
  • Prepared expense reports and processed accounting invoices.
  • Processed and prepared legal correspondence, memorandums, travel vouchers,expense reports, invoices, and other legal documents.
  • 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. 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.
  • Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, motions, and settlement agreements.
  • Assist is settlement negotiations and draft settlement agreements for attorney.
  • Proofread and edit settlement agreements.

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26. 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.
  • Drafted personal injury demand letters.
  • Evaluate and analyze complaints, summons, promissory notes, mortgages and related assignments, title reports, and demand letters.
  • Provide support with client intake, organize files, contact insurance companies, obtain medical records, and draft 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 complaints, pleadings, settlement demand letters, as well as closing statements.
  • Drafted personal injury demand letters; drafted and answered discovery documents; drafted pleadings.
  • Request & review Medical Records & Billing in preparation for demand letters.
  • Drafted demand letters and assist attorney with negotiations when needed.
  • Drafted discovery responses, demand letters and Retainer Agreements.
  • Prepared demand letters to insurance companies.
  • 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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27. 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.
  • Assist personnel in computerized research using WestLaw and the Internet.
  • Obtained motor vehicle and driving records from the internet.

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28. 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.
  • Provided non-legal research, document management and trial preparation for corporate litigation matters.
  • Maintain documents utilizing both internal and online document management and docketing systems.
  • Document management - maintained file materials.
  • Performed document management and case tracking.
  • Prepared (created and edited) various legal documents, document management utilizing I-Manage (DMS).
  • 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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29. 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.

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30. Pleadings
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Here's how Pleadings is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Supported attorneys in debt collection defense specifically with pleadings, discovery and motions.
  • Schedule lead attorney's calendar with respect to court dates and client appointments; Draft correspondence and pleadings, i.e.
  • Draft deposition notices, subpoenas, affidavits, and other pleadings and maintain pleading files.
  • Upload key pleadings, briefs and orders to the litigation matter management system.
  • Prepare pleadings, motions, discovery, subpoenas, affidavits and exhibits.
  • Maintained and updated pleadings for very large cases with several hundred plaintiffs.
  • Prepared pleadings, subpoenas, and discovery documents such as interrogatories.
  • Drafted pleadings and correspondence to court personnel, counsels and clients.
  • Prepare pleadings for filing and ensure proper service on all parties.
  • Draft pleadings, discovery, responses, motions, etc.
  • Prepared and filed pleadings with State and Federal Courts.
  • Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service.
  • Prepare Pleadings, Motions, Affidavits, etc.
  • Edit and proofread pleadings for court filings.
  • Interpret, prepare and file pleadings accordingly.
  • Prepare initial drafts of pleadings for attorney.
  • Prepare new client portfolios, correspondence to clients, opposing counsels, court personnel, and all pleadings.
  • Review caselaw, correspondence and pleadings.
  • Filed pleadings, extensions, and briefs in Los Angeles Superior Court.
  • eFiled pleadings and discovery with Federal and State Court.

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31. 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.
  • Generate and file personal injury, traffic and criminal and family law pleadings, subpoenas and other legal documents.
  • 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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32. 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.
  • File documents, e-file and by mail with the courts.
  • File/served via mail, fax, e-file or messenger service.
  • Prepared and e-filed Bankruptcy Applications via EZ-Filing System and PACER.
  • Developed and maintained all e-file documents and managed files.
  • Prepare and e-file in Federal and State courts.
  • E-filed pleadings in court and e-served opposing counsel.
  • Produce, file/E-file and serve advanced/time sensitive documents.
  • 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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33. 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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34. Document Review
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Here's how Document Review is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Organized discovery documents, assisted in preparation for depositions, and conducted document reviews utilizing various litigation support software.
  • 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.
  • Supervised contract attorneys for various document reviews.
  • Assisted in document reviews and discovery production.
  • Conducted document reviews, indexing, tagging, coding, searching, utilizing traditional discovery forms and e-discovery databases.
  • Traveled for document review and collections, depositions and due diligence projects.
  • Manage document reviews, document productions and docket case deadlines.
  • Conducted document review and production for various cases.
  • Conduct document reviews and maintain document production files.
  • 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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35. 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.

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36. 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.
  • Coordinate hearings, depositions, client meetings and conference calls.
  • Initiated weekly conference calls with clients to discuss trial updates.
  • Scheduled depositions, meetings and telephone conference calls.

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37. 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.
  • Performed accurate data entry of volumes of files for 'Enron Scandal' case of 2001.
  • Assisted and supported 6 lawyers and 3 paralegals with data entry and case management services.
  • 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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38. 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 drafted documents for high volume of files including pleadings, correspondence and invoices.
  • 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.

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39. 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.
  • Assisted on staff attorney with typing, filing, making phone calls and other secretarial duties.
  • Received visitors and phone calls, ascertaining the nature of the requests and directed them accordingly.
  • 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
  • Receive and place telephone calls.
  • Answered and directed 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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40. 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.
  • Maintained an adequate inventory of office supplies.

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41. 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.

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42. 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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43. File Maintenance
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Here's how File Maintenance is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Increased efficiency of attorney client files through effective organization and file maintenance.
  • 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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44. 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.
  • Summarized deposition transcripts and Bates stamped legal documents.
  • Summarize deposition transcripts and other related records.
  • 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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45. 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.
  • Coordinate travel for four attorneys, monitor filing deadlines and arrange depositions of expert witnesses.
  • Scheduled depositions with clients and expert witnesses making sure to have a court reporter present.
  • Arrange travel and accommodations, when necessary, for attorneys and/or expert witnesses.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for attorneys, clients and 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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46. Deposition Preparation
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Here's how Deposition Preparation is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted associates with crucial activities such as witness & deposition preparations and hearing preparations, including notebook preparation.
  • Supported attorneys with document collection and productions, deposition preparation, and court filings
  • Assisted attorneys with deposition preparation.
  • Provide translation services in a variety of settings, e.g., telecommunications, meetings, deposition preparation, or in court.
  • Maintained contact with clients and experts concerning deposition preparation, Independent Medical Examinations, trial preparation, etc.
  • Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case and deposition preparation.
  • Handled case management, trial preparation and management, deposition preparation, and subpoenas.

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47. Privilege Log
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Here's how Privilege Log is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed client documents for discovery production and created privilege logs.
  • Compiled Trial Notebook, preparing privilege logs, identifying privileged documents.
  • Create document and privilege logs utilizing Summation.
  • Performed document review for a reinsurance company in response to SEC subpoena; Edited privilege logs.
  • Assisted in the preparation of extensive document productions, while creating and managing privilege logs.
  • Assist in reviewing documents for privilege and preparing privilege logs.
  • Prepared privilege logs, motions, and sample orders.
  • Review client documents for production and composed privilege log.
  • Create and update document and privilege logs.
  • Assisted with document production, created production and privilege logs, updated pleadings indices, and managed deposition and trial exhibits.

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48. Billable Hours
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Here's how Billable Hours is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Provided billable hours for concentrated secretarial and document production tasks performed.
  • Prepared billable hours reports and made recommendations to supervisor.
  • Entered Partners' billable hours, prepared client invoices and processed expense reports.
  • Tracked billable hours, generated statements, collection of outstanding fees.
  • Record billable hours, coordinate meetings and process travel expense reimbursements.
  • Utilized Abacus Accounting to enter billable hours for attorneys and self.
  • Tracked and recorded all billable hours for each file.
  • Tracked and recorded billable hours.
  • Tracked attorneys' billable hours.
  • Monitored, tracked and processed billable hours, expenses, and invoices on over 500 cases.
  • Maintained a comprehensive and organized billing system ensuring all billable hours in Sage Timeslips.

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49. Client Correspondence
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Here's how Client Correspondence is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in all aspects of case management, including organization of client documents and drafting of client correspondence.
  • Provide documentation production services (typing, transcription, dictation) as well as preparation of client correspondence.
  • Drafted pleadings, discovery requests, contracts and client correspondence.
  • Transcribed dictations for pleadings and client correspondences.
  • Draft initial pleadings and client correspondence.
  • Organized legal memoranda and client correspondence.

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50. New Cases
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Here's how New Cases is used in Litigation Legal Assistant jobs:
  • Interact and communicate with attorneys, secretaries, and clients re billing, new cases, closed cases etc.
  • Opened new cases and maintained files to ensure easy access to documents and pleadings.
  • Handle and perform all conflict checks for new cases and Open new case.
  • Open and organize new cases into our database.
  • Open new cases and input cases into computer.
  • Maintained approximately 250 new cases per year.
  • Perform research for attorneys for new cases.
  • Opened and researched new cases and clients.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Litigation Legal Assistant

Legal Documents

29.1%

Trial Preparation

14.7%

Court Hearings

9.1%

Civil Litigation

7.5%

Counsel

6.1%

New Clients

5.0%

Medical Records

3.8%

Personal Injury Cases

3.1%

Travel Arrangements

3.0%

Federal Courts

2.6%

Affidavits

2.3%

Bankruptcy

2.1%

Real Estate

1.8%

Attorney Calendar

1.8%

Foreclosure

1.6%

Insurance Companies

1.4%

Insurance Defense

1.3%

Law Firm

1.2%

Lexis

1.2%

Discovery Responses

1.2%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Litigation Legal Assistant

Rank Skill
1 Legal Documents 24.0%
2 Trial Preparation 12.1%
3 Court Hearings 7.5%
4 Civil Litigation 6.2%
5 Counsel 5.0%
6 New Clients 4.1%
7 Medical Records 3.1%
8 Personal Injury Cases 2.6%
9 Travel Arrangements 2.5%
10 Federal Courts 2.1%
11 Affidavits 1.9%
12 Bankruptcy 1.8%
13 Real Estate 1.5%
14 Attorney Calendar 1.4%
15 Foreclosure 1.4%
16 Insurance Companies 1.1%
17 Insurance Defense 1.1%
18 Law Firm 1.0%
19 Lexis 1.0%
20 Discovery Responses 1.0%
21 Plaintiff 1.0%
22 Pacer 1.0%
23 Expense Reports 0.9%
24 Medical Malpractice 0.9%
25 Settlement Agreements 0.8%
26 Demand Letters 0.8%
27 Internet 0.8%
28 Document Management 0.7%
29 Appellate Briefs 0.7%
30 Pleadings 0.7%
31 Family Law 0.7%
32 E-File 0.6%
33 Powerpoint 0.6%
34 Document Review 0.6%
35 Scheduling Depositions 0.6%
36 Conference Calls 0.5%
37 Data Entry 0.5%
38 High Volume 0.5%
39 Phone Calls 0.5%
40 Office Supplies 0.5%
41 Cm/Ecf 0.5%
42 Administrative Tasks 0.4%
43 File Maintenance 0.4%
44 Deposition Transcripts 0.4%
45 Expert Witnesses 0.4%
46 Deposition Preparation 0.4%
47 Privilege Log 0.4%
48 Billable Hours 0.4%
49 Client Correspondence 0.3%
50 New Cases 0.3%
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