Legal Assistant


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Job Details

Hiring Organization Greenspoon Marder LLP
Post Title Legal Jobs Los Angeles
Post Name Legal Assistant
Qualification  Any Graduate
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary USD 18 To USD 20 Per Hour
 Location  Los Angeles, California, United States 90071

Job Description

Greenspoon Marder is a national full-service business law firm with over 200 attorneys and offices across the United States. We are ranked among American Lawyer’s Am Law 200, as one of the top law firms in the U.S. Our firm was founded with the goal of providing the highest quality legal services at the highest value for our clients.


Each of our clients is unique and so are their legal needs. We believe no one size fits all for professional services. Our lawyers offer flexible and creative solutions to meet our client’s respective needs. Our mission is to understand the challenges our clients face, build collaborative relationships, and craft solutions with a focus on strategic goals.

Overview

Greenspoon Marder’s Downtown Los Angeles office is currently seeking a Legal Assistant to assist our Bankruptcy department. This role provides a wonderful team setting and is a great opportunity for a detail-oriented and driven individual.

The Legal Assistant will be responsible for enhancing attorney effectiveness by providing information management support and assisting the attorney in the delivery of legal services, including but not limited to assisting with clients and administrative duties. Please see below for more details!

Responsibilities

Your Legal Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Provide legal and non-legal administrative support to attorneys and paralegals
  • Ability to prepare documents with minimal instruction, including motions, notices, orders, fee apps., petitions and schedules
  • Manage attorney’s contacts and calendar(s)
  • Monitor ECF notices
  • Update client contacts
  • Process expense reports and check requests
  • Billing – prepare invoices, create cover letters, and send out invoices and reminder statements
  • Enter time for timekeeper and print reports as requested
  • Find and retrieve information from files
  • Scan petitions into the database

Competencies

  • Knowledge of e-filing documents via ECF in Federal, State, and local courts, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the United States Trustee’s Office.
  • Knowledge of formatting, drafting, and preparation of Chapter 7 and Chapter 11
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Exceptional organizational and file management skills are a must
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Capable of handling confidential client information in a professional and trustworthy manner

Qualifications

Preferred Education and Experience

  • A minimum of one to two years of experience as an Administrative Assistant or Legal Assistant preferred
  • Knowledge of IManage, Best Case, and Pacer, preferred

We have great benefits, most of which are effective on your first day: 

  • Heavily subsidized health insurance premiums
  • Some health plans include Firm paid HSA contributions ranging from $600 and $1,200 annually
  • Free dental insurance for employees and inexpensive options for dependents
  • Free vision insurance for employees and inexpensive options for dependents
  • Tax-advantaged account options like Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Life Insurance, paid by the Firm
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance, paid by the Firm
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 9 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday
  • Generous PTO for full-time employees:
    1. 0-4 years – 19 days (prorated for the first year)
    2. >4 to 10 years – 24 days
    3. >10 years – 29 days
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) options from day one. Eligible for discretionary Firm matching contribution after 1 year of service.

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