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Litigation Legal Practice Assistant

Jackson, MS 39201

Posted: 02/06/2023 Industry: Legal Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

Law Firm has an immediate opening in the Jackson, MS office for a full-time litigation legal practice assistant.  This position is a unique opportunity to join a firm that prioritizes our clients, colleagues, and communities. Our culture is highly collaborative and individual contributions are recognized and valued.  If you’re a service-minded professional with intellectual curiosity and excellent work ethic, please consider joining our team.


  • Prepare, edit, and proof briefs, motions, discovery, pleadings, memos, correspondence and other similar documents and reports
  • Perform complex administrative duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and legal processes
  • File briefs, pleadings, and other filings in district/state/federal court
  • Schedule and coordinate logistics for meetings, travel and depositions
  • Maintain calendars including court deadlines and appearances
  • Enter billable time and edit time and pre-bills as needed
  • Process expense reimbursements
  • Answer incoming calls; prepare documents for shipment; and distribute mail
  • Open and maintain client files, cases files and organizational documents
  • Respond to inquiries for information
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Job Requirements


  • At least two years of experience as a litigation legal secretary/assistant in a law firm or corporate legal department environment
  • Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Knowledge of district, state and federal court and electronic filing procedures
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and ability to type 50 wpm
  • Highly organized, detail-orientated, proactive with a desire to take ownership
  • Balance competing priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment, exercising patience and professionalism during stressful situations. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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