Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 7:59 PM
Do you prefer a smaller, close-knit work environment with a more flexible schedule? If yes, then we have an opportunity that could be a perfect fit to your preferences. If you have at least two years of Insurance Defense experience, feel comfortable eFiling in OR courts, and processes strong proofreading skills, then you are an ideal candidate for the role. As the Legal Assistant/Paralegal, you will be working along-side a talented litigation attorney with various responsibilities including managing client correspondence, docketing, calendaring, and other various tasks. Compensation is highly competitive and contingent on experience. If you are interested in hearing more details about this exciting chance to get in with a growing firm, then please apply today! Legal Assistant/Paralegal (Insurance Defense) Job Responsibilities: * Formatting briefs, pleadings, correspondence and other legal documents. * Filing of legal documents with state and federal courts (e-filing knowledge is a must). * Regularly and accurately proofreads all documents to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to distribution or filing. * Updating and maintaining client files. * Maintaining attorney calendars through Outlook and CompuLaw (ie scheduling appointments, calendaring due dates, etc.). * Organize and coordinate travel arrangements for assigned attorneys. * Accurately enters, reviews and revises timekeeper timesheets including consistent identification of litigation codes, when applicable. * Preparing attorney reimbursements and mileage. * Consistently providing friendly and helpful telephone support for assigned attorneys and/or receptionist relief. * Reviewing and ensuring accuracy of vendor invoices; prepare accurate check requests and timely submit invoices for payment to client or accounting. * Participates in the timely review and submission of pre-bills and/or client bills. Qualifications: * Minimum of two years of experience as a Legal Assistant (litigation), required. Insurance Defense experience, preferred. * Minimum of a high school diploma required (College degree is preferred, but not required). * Associate's degree, paralegal certificate, or four-year degree, preferred. * Lexis Nexis, Pacer, ECF, state court filings, Desksite or other comparable document management system, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, CompuLaw, Concur, and Excel. * Possess basic PC skills; ability to use phone system, copier, scanner, fax, and printer. * Strong command of the English language, including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style, the ability to compose correspondence and proofread, and a high level of attention to detail. Are you interested in hearing more about this Legal Assistant/Paralegal (Insurance Defense) job in Downtown Portland, OR? Then click "apply" below. This position and other great employment opportunities are available on our Special Counsel website at ; please check them out!
• Location: Portland
• Post ID: 26479117 portland