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Title : Paralegal / Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant

Location : Kansas - Wichita
Refer to Job # NGGO850880

This large firm has many offices across the United States and offers a full-service practice that includes corporate, litigation, bankruptcy, tax, employment, and other types of law. The firm has a reputation for providing cost-effective services and communicating well with its clients. It is particularly strong in representation of financial institutions. They also are committed to community service and pro bono work. Excellent training is provided to all attorneys so they can improve their skills and keep up with changes in the law.
Paralegal / Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant The candidate will type and revise discovery, memorandums, correspondence, including use of redaction and advance PDF processing software and table of authority software. Perform legal and non legal research. Assist with case management, strategy, and progression. Submit federal, state, and local court filings (electronically or as required by respective courts). Assist in the gathering, review, and production of documents during the discovery phase of litigation. Arrange for depositions and meetings, including maintaining and coordinating such events on individual attorney work calendars as well as requesting room reservations pursuant to office procedures. Litigation docketing/calendaring for case deadlines and scheduling orders. Generate, organize, and maintain extensive sets of litigation files and pleading books, which may be physical or electronic or both, and familiarity with File Trail for physical filing as well as NetDocuments for electronic filing needs. Use of IntApp to record attorneys time and expenses and review time entries for proper notation per firm and client requirements. Prepare travel, hotel, and car arrangements as necessary. Facilitate accounting processes as needed in order to complete month-end tasks timely and accurately, including familiarity with accounting-specific software (e.g., IntApp and Prebill Viewer). Handle client matters, when appropriate, through telephone, e-mail, mail, or facsimile. Answer telephones and cover for others when needed. Assist in trial preparation by preparing trial and exhibit notebooks, preparing direct and cross examinations, and coordinating the necessary travel arrangements and various resource needs for trial. General office duties such as preparing copies, scanning, printing e-mails and documents. Review and route incoming and internal mail; assemble large mailings and utilize resources as needed. Assist with attorney annual license and CLE requirements and related filings. Familiarity with firm policies, procedures, and available resources. Discretion and maintenance of firm and client matters in strictest confidence. Assist with other duties as assigned. Flexible with hours when work demands. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Should have 5+ years of experience in legal field; preference given to litigation legal experience. Paralegal certificate is preferred

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