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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Helena, MT

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Description

Do you have a legal background? Are you looking for a career opportunity? Westaff is now hiring a Paralegal/Legal Assistant for a local law firm in Helena, MT!!

 

Schedule: Full Time M-F

Pay: $21-$25 DOE 

Duties include: 

  • Proofread and edit all documents prepared by attorneys;
  • Draft simple motions, proposed orders, discovery request/response documents; schedule, draft, and notice depositions, summonses, and subpoenas;
  • Organize and maintain electronic case files;
  • Calendar all deadlines;
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail;
  • Maintain ongoing dialog with attorneys about schedules, deadlines, and upcoming matters;
  • Assist in case development by maintaining contact with all parties; requesting client information; corresponding and communicating with all counsel;
  • Keep clients informed by maintaining contact and communicating case progress.
  • Support trial proceedings, including jury instructions; exhibits; witness scheduling and follow-up; operate trial software and electronic exhibits as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Legal experience highly preferred
  • Requires two years minimum experience as a legal assistant, DOE
  • Administrative and office skills;
  • Familiarity with state and federal rules of civil procedure and local court rules;
  • Experience with civil litigation;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of federal and state court e-filing;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong organization and planning skills;
  • Client confidentiality; and people skills.

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Military and Veterans encouraged to apply!

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