We are currently recruiting for a top notch Litigation Secretary. This assistant must be comfortable working with the latest technology and possess excellent litigation skills. Duties:* Organizes cases by establishing and organizing files; establishing calendars; expediting requirements and deadlines; documenting actions.* Develops cases by researching pertinent law; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints and discovery; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.* Manages cases by preparing case summaries, brochures for mediation conferences, exhibits, and related correspondence; scheduling mediation conferences and hearings; drafting pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; initiating and maintaining contact with adjusters and opposing counsel; reviewing case with investigator; contributing information to the team case review.* Helps clients by initiating and maintaining contact; preparing clients to answer discovery; keeping clients informed of case status.* Supports trial proceedings by organizing evidence and exhibits; taking notes; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses arrive as scheduled.* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.* Accomplishes law firm mission by completing related results as needed.Skills/Qualifications:Research Skills, Legal Administration Skills, Litigation, Client Relationships, Organization, Planning, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Dependability, Client Confidentiality
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