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Legal Assistant (Family Law)

Company: Staf247
Location: West Chester
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our Client is seeking an experienced Family Law Assistant who will work directly with four attorneys in the department (two Partners, one Of Counsel and one Associate). The ideal candidates will be highly focused with: Strong attention to detail. Excellent technical and interpersonal skills, sound judgment. Ability to prioritize workload, balance several projects simultaneously. Possess solid written and verbal communication skills. Motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team. Responsibilities include: Drafting discovery demands and responses, prepare and draft motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence (i.e., debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.). Maintain attorney case files, schedule appointments, court appearances, mediation/deposition hearings. Prepare trial notebooks and provide assistance in trial settings. Prepare and review discovery packages including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories and production requests. Maintain effective communication with clients. Investigate financial documents. Requirements include: 3+ years of experience as a Family Law Assistant. Must have familiarity with Philadelphia and the surrounding suburban counties. Knowledge of family law filing requirements and practice procedures. Must have a demonstrated proficiency MS Word including experience with Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and working knowledge of Family Law Software. Job Requirements:

  • Preparing legal documents and correspondence
  • Assisting attorneys with drafting letters and legal documents
  • Prepare a variety of legal correspondence and legal documents
  • Prepare legal documents, pleadings and correspondence
  • Reviewing pleadings and other legal documents
  • Preparing and drafting legal documents
  • Reviewing and drafting legal documents
  • Organize and maintain legal files and legal file
  • Drafting correspondence and other legal documents
  • Complete general filing of legal documents
  • Review legal documents and provide guidance on legal research
  • Support attorneys and legal staff by reviewing, preparing and filing legal documents
  • Drafting legal correspondence, pleadings, motions
  • Maintain legal files and litigation calendars
  • Scan legal documents into system
  • Prepare legal documents and correspondence, as directed by legal counsel
  • Preparing contracts and legal documents
  • Drafting legal briefs, pleadings
  • Edit legal and other documents
  • Preparing and processing legal documents

Keywords: Staf247, Wilmington , Legal Assistant (Family Law), Legal , West Chester, Delaware

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