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Legal Assistant in New Brunswick, NJ at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 5/1/2022

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Job Description

A law firm in the New Brunswick area that provides a culture of professional excellence through a team of high caliber employees. As a full-service law firm committed to success, we are seeking  2 Full-time Legal Assistants to join our Medical Malpractice team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as a point of contact between attorney(s) and clients/employees
  • Drafting and editing legal documents and correspondence
  • Managing attorney(s) calendar by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences and travel
  • Managing phone calls and emails for the attorney(s)
  • Transcribing dictation
  • Proactively anticipating the attorney’s needs and being engaged in their activities
  • Following up on any outstanding assignments/projects

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Must have 2-5 years of insurance defense litigation experience
  • Experience in Medical Malpractice highly preferred
  • Must have knowledge of federal and state court filing requirements
  • Must be highly motivated, organized, detail oriented, and able to work independently
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with great interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer savvy with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Company Benefits & Perks:

  • Excellent comprehensive benefits including; health, dental, life insurance, disability and FSA
  • 401(K) with 10% company match
  • Generous PTO policy and holidays
  • Discounted gym membership at RWJ Fitness & Wellness Centers
  • Company events - annual family picnic, holiday party, fitness/wellness challenges, etc.
  • Continuous learning and development (onsite training for staff)

EOE M/F/D/V/SO

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: Legal Assistant 1-5 years

The firm provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

COVID Policy:

  • All employees and clients are required to wear a mask on the premise.
  • New hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless you qualify for a reasonable accommodation.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Litigation: 1 year (Preferred)