Mid-size Seattle law firm with a busy litigation practice is seeking an experienced litigation professional to support shareholder attorneys in a hybrid role of legal assistant and paralegal. This position will work very closely with these attorneys on their practice involving insurance coverage and defense issues. Your legal expertise in litigation will be crucial as you take the lead in scheduling, docketing and file management as well as providing paralegal assistance on the cases. The firm provides a professional but comfortable atmosphere with congenial co-workers, and will offer a competitive salary and a full benefit package to the qualified candidate.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of 3 years current litigation legal secretarial and/or paralegal experience is required, with strong knowledge of court rules (Federal and state) and excellent organizational abilities. Candidates should have strong proofreading, grammar, spelling/editing skills as well. A proven ability to exercise excellent judgment, understand priorities and communicate effectively are all important skills for success in this position.