• Project Assistant

    Job Locations US-SC-Charleston
    Job ID 2018-1799
    Category
    Practice Assistants
  • Overview

    The Charleston, SC office of a regional, AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking qualified applicants for a Project Assistant position working directly with paralegals and attorneys on a litigation team.  The ideal candidate is a recent graduate from an accredited 4 year college or university who is considering law school or wants to learn more about the legal profession and is interested in working for 2 years prior to pursuing further education. 

    Responsibilities

    Tasks performed may include:

     

    • Assisting attorneys and paralegals with implementing litigation strategies and creating charts/deliverables summarizing same;
    • Performing basic research and compiling data;
    • Entering and tracking data;
    • Organizing documents;
    • Monitoring files;
    • Researching court docket using PACER and updating pleadings; and
    • Assisting with special projects.

    Qualifications

    • Highly developed organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines;
    • Ability to keep track of many details and tasks at the same time and adapt quickly to changing deadlines;
    • Familiarity with using computers for organizing and maintaining documents and data;
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to document and present information to paralegals and attorneys;
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; and
    • Ability to work occasional overtime to meet business needs.  

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