Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description

Job Description

Allen & Associates, recognzied as the preeminent firm for Labor & Employment Law in Delaware, is seeking a Legal Assistant to work full-time in our Wilmington firm. We offer an excellent work environment, benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage front desk responsibilities including answering phones and greeting clients.
  • Provide legal secretarial assistance to attorneys.
  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Draft correspondence to other counsel, prothonotaries, courts, and clients.
  • Arrange for and files/e-files legal documents with various courts.
  • Maintain attorney calendars and calendar different events, depositions, arguments, trial, deadlines, etc.
  • Represent attorneys by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorneys.
  • Track payments to vendors.
  • Prepares briefs including table of contents and table of authorities.
  • Organizes and maintains file documents.
  • Schedules depositions with corresponding communications.
  • Assist with billing matters and collections.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 1 year of litigation secretarial experience required including experience with e-filing pleadings.
  • Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office – styles, automatic paragraph numbering, Excel, PDF docs, to properly prepare documents according to various court restrictions.
  • Experience with law firm management systems CLIO a plus.
  • Strong typing skills.
  • Applicant must be detail-oriented, well organized, and a team player.

About Us

Allen & Associates is recognized as the preeminent firm for Labor & Employment Law in Delaware, primarily focused on Labor & Employment, Civil Litigation, Legal Advice and Counseling to Employers, Employees and Health Care Professionals. The Firm’s founder Michele D. Allen has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Top Rated Labor & Employment Attorney and by Delaware Today Magazine as a Top Lawyer in the area of Labor and Employment Law.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • litigation: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Legal Secretary: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
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Job ID: 238880834

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Allen & Associates, LLC

Allen & Associates, formerly known as Law Offices of Michele D. Allen, LLC, is recognized as the preeminent firm for Labor & Employment Law in Delaware. Allen & Associates primarily focuses on Labor & Employment, Civil Litigation, Legal Advice and Counseling to Employers, Employees and Health Care Professionals. The Firm’s founder Michele D....
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