We are currently seeking a litigation legal assistant to join a mid-sized downtown law firm. The position is best suited to candidates with 8 – 10 years of experience in complex commercial litigation. Your work will be primarily with the Federal Court system. The position provides an opportunity to work collaboratively with the attorneys in the Seattle office as well as with other attorneys/staff in various branch offices. The position offers a competitive salary and full benefits.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years current litigation legal secretarial experience and be very familiar with Federal Court rules. Strong MS Office skills required, along with the ability to work collaboratively with other staff. Being adaptable and flexible in learning systems is key as well as having the ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, with a wide variety of people. Excellent attention to detail and a pro-active, professional attitude is also required. Candidates must be able to handle multiple and rapidly changing priorities, and maintain a calm and professional attitude. Having trial experience will be a significant plus for the firm.