Akerman LLP, a leading U.S. law firm, is seeking a Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant for its New Orleans, LA office. We require a minimum of two plus years of relevant Litigation Legal Secretarial/ Legal Administrative Assistance experience. Applicants should be highly motivated, extremely organized and able to multi-task and communicate clearly.
Must have a customer service driven attitude, a professional phone voice and ability to communicate professionally with clients. Candidate should possess an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and word processing techniques. The incumbent must have prior experience with Electronic Court Filings (ECF) and be familiar with Louisiana District and State Court systems. Must have knowledge of local and federal filing rules.
Must be familiar with various types of pleadings along with postproduction filing requirements. Strong written/oral communication and proofreading skills along with a keen eye for detail while working independently as well as part of a team is necessary. Additional job duties will include booking travel, maintaining calendar, attorney time entry, follow up calls to clients, electronic form letters and other various duties as assigned. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package.
Please submit your resume and salary requirements. EOE M/F/D/V