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Some job postings listed through the Legal Studies program office encourage five or more years of experience in the legal field as a requisite for applying for the job opening. Do not let this prevent you from applying for the job. If you have any experience to share, including experience as a legal secretary or even as an intern, be sure to list your experience on your resume and apply for the job: Use your education and practical experience with the Legal Studies Office as a focus on your resume.

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*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS October 1-31, 2020 ***
(updated: October 23, 2020)

Legal Assistant - Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss, P.A.

Keep cases organized and updated; maintain attorney calendar; meet deadlines; documents actions; input accurate and complete information into Time Matters and TABS; e-filing with JP Court, Chancery Court, and District Court; must be proficient and able to adapt quickly to new technology in all programs used by the Firm, such as Word, Outlook, Excel, Adobe and Olympus; must be able to interact with attorneys, co-worker’s and client’s in a professional and respectful manner; Must understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of office matters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining attorney calendar, advise of deadlines, urgent items and alerts.
  • Review and respond to emails; save to Time Matters
  • E-filings in Delaware
  • Schedule depositions; confirm court reporters
  • Prepares letters to the adjuster with mediation date and time as well as clocked answers, medical and billing records received; discovery responses received; obtains authorization to obtain plaintiff’s medical records
  • Communicates with the adjuster, insureds, opposing counsel, deponents, and court personnel to resolve outstanding issues and facilitate correct handling of litigation
  • Accurate use of suspense system
  • Completes all document preparation; notices of deposition and outgoing discovery
  • Uses checklist developed by the Firm.
  • Prepares subpoenas; check request; outgoing payments saves to Time Matters
  • Reviews all incoming motions, adds to attorneys’ calendar and suspense
  • Prepares scanned mail; save into Time Matters; prepares excel spreadsheet for the attorney to review
  • Opens and sorts new files; run conflict checks
  • Maintains billable time sheets for attorney and attorney’s assistant
  • Help with training for new employees as needed
  • Phone coverage for receptionist
  • Dictation

Contact: Jacki Emma, [email protected] or 302-594-4509.

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