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Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name
The Brunn Law Firm

Location
Cleveland, OH, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Feb 13,2020

Profile

Small general civil litigation law firm (with an emphasis on personal injury and business litigation) in downtown Cleveland seeks a full-time legal assistant with a minimum of five years of legal or administrative experience. Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, possess a positive, customer service demeanor, display a commitment to meeting deadlines, and display the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Scheduled hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5pm.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • General clerical duties, including answering the telephone and preparing (with attorney approval) correspondence to – and maintaining necessary communications with – courts, counsel, and clients.
  • Electronic and/or mail filing of pleadings in various municipal, county and federal courts.
  • Managing firm calendars to ensure that all court events and deadlines are docketed and updated regularly, and that clients are timely notified of all events which require their attendance (including depositions and hearings).
  • Processing all incoming mail (reading, sorting, scanning, and cataloguing).
  • Supporting attorneys in all aspects of litigation, including managing discovery, obtaining medical and other information from clients and third-parties (including expert witnesses), scheduling depositions, and trial preparation (e.g. exhibit management and document organization).
  • Conducting intake calls from potential clients.
  • Opening new client files, performing conflict checks, cataloguing closed files, and communicating with and/or conveying representation rejection to potential clients.
  • Maintaining client files, ensuring that case files are ready for all hearings and depositions.
  • Maintaining database of case statutes of limitation.
  • Maintaining list of active case files.

Minimum requirements for the position include:

  • Excellent computer skills with experience with Windows 10, Outlook, Quicken,

QuickBooks, and Dropbox or other file sharing programs.

  • Orientation to detail with solid proofreading, grammar, spelling and punctuation skills.
  • Appointment as a Notary Public in Ohio is preferred but not required.

Benefits include:

  • Paid parking
  • PTO
  • Medical and dental insurance for employees

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • legal assistant: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Location:

  • Cleveland, OH (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Company info

The Brunn Law Firm

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