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  • Location: Jackson, MS
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #668

We are seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant for a Downtown Jackson firm. In this role, you will work alongside attorneys from initiation of a case to the discovery period through trial and post-trial findings and appeals.

Duties:

  • Draft pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, notices, and subpoenas
  • Conduct various document searches and factual research
  • Assist in preparations for hearings, motions, and trials
  • Collect/organize documents and coordinate document productions
  • Analyze data using various databases
  • Organize and prepare exhibits, files, and other supporting documents for trial
  • Summarize depositions and discovery responses
  • Calendar and manage deadlines for litigation team
  • Electronically file (ECH) in state and federal courts/communicate with court personnel
  • Competent with E-Discovery programs

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree preferred
  • 3+ years of litigation experience in a law firm
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, PDF, Worldox, Westlaw
  • Working knowledge of legal practices, terminology, documents, and court procedures
  • Superior communication skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Strong initiative and good judgement

Compensation:

  • $50-70K DOE
  • Strong benefits
  • Paid parking provided
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