Legal Assistant

Friedman Williams

Legal Assistant Florham Park

Job ID: 16918

The Legal Assistant will be assigned to support Principals and Associates in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Defense, Employment Litigation, and Family Law Practice Groups. Hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

This position is required to be onsite 5 days a week.

Essential Duties

• Organize case files and documents.

• Case tracking/docketing and scheduling.

• Obtain, analyze and summarize case records.

• Prepare depositions, exhibits and trial binders.

• Interact with firm personnel, clients, outside counsel, and court personnel.

• Create and maintain spreadsheets and databases.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Education

• A minimum of three to five years’ legal experience

• Outstanding organizational skills are critical to be successful in this role.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Strong analytical skills.

• Document management technology experience preferred.

• Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

• A minimum of a 4-year college degree or work experience equivalent.

• Self-starter who is comfortable managing multiple tasks for a very busy practice.

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