Paralegal/Legal Assistant in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Enhances Company Lawyers effectiveness by providing information-management support; representing the Company Lawyers to others.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Answering or directing inquiries.

* Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.

* Conserves Company Lawyers time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.

* Maintains Company Lawyers calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.

* Represents Company Lawyers by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to Company Lawyers.

* Generates revenues by documenting and inputting Company Lawyers billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.

* Maintains confidential information.

* Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.

* Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.

* Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.

* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

* Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills and Qualifications:

* Documentation Skills, Meeting Planning, Supply Management, Telephone Skills,

* Office Experience - General, PC Proficiency, Verbal Communication, Internal Communications, Dependability, Professionalism, Client Relationships

* Bachelors Degree in Law (LL.B), Administrative, Commercial Fields or other related Fields.

* Ability to learn fast on the job and be proactive.
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