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Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Mt Laurel, NJ

Mt Laurel, NJ


Bardsley Benedict + Cholden, LLP is seeking a full time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to provide legal assistant and paralegal support for our Mt. Laurel, NJ office.  We are a defense litigation firm handling matters for corporations and individuals nationwide including commercial litigation, construction defect, insurance coverage and liquor liability.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and in a team setting.  This candidate must maintain positive working relationships with attorneys, support staff and clients and must observe confidentiality of client and firm matters. Must be proficient in Outlook, Word, Adobe, NJ Court e-filing system.  We are looking for someone with at least 3-5 years experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong communication skills and knowledge of legal communication practices and principles
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate the needs of the attorneys.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints
  • High proficiency and strong technical skills with Microsoft Office Suite and document management software

 

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support to lawyer
  • Prepare standard correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents
  • Electronically file documents with various courts in NJ and PA
  • Monitoring incoming court filings
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses and experts
  • Maintain attorney calendar
  • Conduct social media, internet and docket searches
  • Locate and develop case relevant information
  • Monitor deadlines
  • Prepare and serve subpoenas and authorizations for medical, employment and insurance records
  • Summarizing medical records into a chronology for attorney use/reference during litigation
  • Scheduling depositions and issuing subpoenas to attend and testify
  • Retaining various experts and preparing expert packages

Please submit your resume for consideration to: jobs@bbclawfirm.com