Legal Assistant

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Industry: Office Job Number: BS567410678 Pay Rate: 14

Job Description

LEGAL ASSISTANT – Ocean Springs, MS What You’ll Receive: • $12-14 an hour • Schedule: Monday- Friday • Paid every week What You’ll Be Doing: • Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney. • Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports. • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress. • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers. • Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review. • Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Skills and Qualifications: • We are looking for an organized, reliable, self-motivated person. • 2-3 years legal experience working in a law office • Experience with Workers Compensation Insurance • Experience in personal injury claims • Driver License preferred. • We do a random drug and alcohol test. Core Competencies: • Ability to maintain confidentiality. • Knowledge to operate basic office equipment and Microsoft products. Legal Assistant Skills and Qualifications: Reporting Skills, Research Skills, Legal Administration Skills, Litigation, Client Relationships, Organization, Planning, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Dependability, Client Confidentiality Apply at Nextaff.com*** Send your resume to bsine@nextaff.com *** Call or text 228-447-4820

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