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compensation: Competitive
employment type: full-time

Small, AV rated Medical Malpractice Defense firm in the North County San Diego area has immediate opening for an experienced, full-time legal assistant / paralegal.

Candidate must have excellent organizational skills and significant litigation background for a fast-paced office. Medical Malpractice experience is preferred. Paid vacation and holidays. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on personal injury law. Salary will be based upon experience and is competitive.

Position Responsibilities:

∙ Assist attorneys with daily administrative tasks
∙ Transcribe dictation for written communication and legal documents
∙ Calendar deadlines
∙ Maintain attorneys' calendar, scheduling conferences, meeting, Court appearances and travel
∙ Formatting pleadings, correspondence, and other legal documents
∙ Filing legal documents with Courts (e-filing a must)
∙ Regularly and accurately proofread all documents to ensure accuracy prior to distribution or filing
∙ Receiving and making telephone calls
∙ Frequent communications with clients on behalf of attorneys
∙ Schedule depositions, hearings, conference calls
∙ Assist with trial preparation
∙ Assist with document management and file organization

Position Requirements:

∙ Minimum of 3 years of experience as a litigation legal assistant
∙ Preferred insurance defense and/or personal injury experience
∙ Solid understanding of civil litigation calendar deadlines and rules
∙ Experience with Court filings (One Legal and ECF filings)
∙ Proficiency with Word Perfect, Word, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
∙ Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
∙ Articulate, organized, team player with excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
∙ Highly organized, strong attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines
∙ Professional appearance and demeanor
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