Northampton Press

Friday, April 19, 2019

LEGAL ASSISTANT (LITIGATION) Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli, LLC is seeking an experienced legal assistant for Bethlehem, PA, office. This position requires a minimum of three (3) years of prior litigation experience, preferably with exposure to personal injury and commercial litigation. POSITION TYPE Immediate Opening, Full-Time JOB DESCRIPTION The administrative assistant will be responsible for performing the following functions on a regular basis, including but not limited to: Transcribing correspondence, memos, emails, etc. for final review and approval by respective attorney(s) and/or paralegal(s). Maintaining hard and electronic copies of client files. Communicating with various individuals by telephone and email, including clients, court personnel, and other counsel. Reviewing and routing telephone and email messages to appropriate individual(s). Frequent printing, scanning, copying, and faxing documents. Maintaining attorney calendars and up-to-date case information lists, scheduling/ coordinating court appearances and meetings. Performing time entry and preparing intake forms, conflict checks, check requests, expense reports, and reimbursements. REQUIRED SKILLS The ideal candidate will also possess the following qualities: Prior experience with and knowledge of Pennsylvania and Federal Court Rules. Knowledge of the New Jersey Rules and experience with the New Jersey e-filing. An understanding of general litigation procedures and precesses, including Court/Judicial preferences and filing requirements/ deadlines. Familiarity with e-filing systems and the submission of pleadings for Pennyslvania and Federal Courts. Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel), Document Management systems, Electronic Timekeeping applications, and Adobe. Ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, and meet necessary deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle assignments and workload independently. Interested candidates should forward resume with salary requirements to tdavenport@floriolaw.com EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.