Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Plaintiff Litigation) PART TIME
A part-time opportunity is available for a plaintiff medical negligence paralegal/legal assistant. A boutique law firm with offices downtown Seattle is seeking a paralegal/legal assistant to join their practice. The ideal candidate will have several years (2 – 3 minimum) of plaintiff litigation experience and a strong knowledge base of case related documents, the discovery process and pre-trial preparation. This firm provides a stable atmosphere and an excellent working environment including parking and a private office. This position provides an opportunity to support the attorneys with file management, scheduling, docketing of dates, phone calls, document editing and trial preparation. The position offers ample opportunity to use your strong administrative and organizational skills to continue a smooth-running practice. A competitive salary and benefits (including paid parking and health coverage) will be offered to the qualified candidate.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates should have a minimum of 2 – 3 years plaintiff litigation/medical malpractice paralegal/legal assistant experience. Candidates should be motivated self-starters and very strong organizational skills. A helpful, proactive attitude and an ability to look ahead are desired. Excellent computer skills are required, and knowledge of local court rules and filing procedures is a plus. Experience with trial preparation is also required. The position is 20 – 25 hours per week with a flexible schedule.