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Location : Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Refer to Job # TUMP734600
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Responsibilities: Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney. Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports. Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress. Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review. Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Qualifications: Proven working experience as legal assistant or legal secretary. Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system. Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office. Computer literacy. Working knowledge of case management software. Excellent secretarial and organisational skills. Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure.
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