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Litigation Assistant

Company: Rimon Law
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Rimon Law is a highly selective international law firm, consistently recognized for its excellence, innovation, and teamwork. Our attorneys utilize the greater efficiency of our decentralized, distributed business model and leading-edge technology to collaborate across 45 offices in 14 countries and better serve our clients. We are currently seeking to hire an experienced Litigation Assistant to join our team for a full-time litigation floater position to provide overflow and vacation coverage primarily to our West Coast litigation team. The candidate will provide a full range of litigation support, including, but not limited to, preparation/revision of correspondence, docketing, preparation of pleadings and legal documents, e-filing, and conducting legal research. The successful candidate is comfortable working for multiple attorneys in different areas of law and is a very organized, detail-oriented team player possessing at least 10 years recent litigation assistant experience. Responsibilities: Engage in the work of attorneys by demonstrating knowledge and status of current cases and projects, utilizing available resources. Perform e-filing for Federal and State Courts. Act as liaison between internal departments and outside agencies. Proofread, draft and/or finalize correspondence, pleadings, legal documents and other assignments as directed. Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential time-sensitive material. Maintain docketing for litigation attorneys as needed. Transcribe electronic dictation, and schedule depositions. Organize and track status of cases and assist in the management of attorney court appearances. Prepare and organize evidence and discovery as needed. Qualifications: 10 years+ recent litigation assistant experience within a law firm, including a minimum of 5 years recent bankruptcy experience filing in California State, Bankruptcy and Federal Courts. Working knowledge and understanding of Federal, Bankruptcy and State court processes and procedures including electronic filing portals. Proficient in navigating Federal, Bankruptcy and State Court websites to research local rules and familiarity with legal research, including use of Pacer and Westlaw. Familiarity with State, Bankruptcy and Federal rules and procedures, as well as procedures with State and Federal agencies. Must have a solid understanding of technical legal terminology. Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent proofreading skills. Ability to timely respond to deadlines, balance workload and take initiative. Proficient with Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to work with and take direction from multiple individuals. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with attorneys and support staff on every level. High school diploma required. Paralegal Certificate preferred. 10+ years of recent experience filing in California State and Federal Courts. Preferred Qualifications : 5+ years of Bankruptcy Support Chapter 11 filing experience, a plus. About Rimon Law. Rimon P.C. is a highly selective, international law firm with offices---across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation for its decentralized, distributed business model and leading-edge technology. Our model is disruptive, our culture dynamic, and our growth explosive: at a time when traditional law firms are closing offices, Rimon is experiencing 40% growth year-over-year. The firm has been---repeatedly recognized---by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm's Managing Partners were both named 'Legal Rebels' by the American Bar Association's ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers. NovaLaw, Inc. and Rimon, P.C. are affiliate companies. Employees of NovaLaw provide mission-critical legal support and expertise and business process services to Rimon P.C. Equal Employment Opportunity. Rimon Law (Rimon, P.C. and NovaLaw, Inc.) is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or an employee based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected class under federal, state, or local law. The information that you provide in this application will be used solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain statistics on applicants. Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rimon Law. If you have a disability or special need and need assistance participating in the application process, please let us know. Recruitment Agencies. Rimon P.C. and NovaLaw, Inc. do not accept and are not responsible for the payment of any fees related to unsolicited resumes submitted to us. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 10 - 15 years Salary: $60,000 - $80,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Rimon Law, Sacramento , Litigation Assistant, Legal , Sacramento, California

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