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Full Time Administrative Assistant/Paralegal – Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA


Bardsley Benedict + Cholden, LLP is seeking a full time Legal Administrative Assistant/Paralegal to provide comprehensive administrative  and some paralegal support for our Philadelphia office.  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 and Adobe.  We are looking for someone with at least 3-5 years legal office experience.

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform assignments administrative duties including, but not limited to handling of daily mail, drafting correspondence, answering/screening telephone calls, appointment scheduling as required
  • Maintaining office supplies
  • Processing vendor invoices
  • Coordinating CLEs for attorneys in the office and online
  • Coordinating and scheduling Mediations
  • Assisting with Social Media and Marketing for the firm
  • Types, formats and edit documents
  • Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and documents using electronic filing systems that require understanding of the documents and independent judgement
  • Creates, maintains and manages information in electronic and hardcopy formats
  • Maintain attorney calendars and conference room calendars
  • Assist in litigation management and support
  • Perform duties associated with electronic invoice management, including opening, maintain and closing files, matter entry and update material, scan documents and attach to appropriate files
  • Must exhibit a high degree of initiative in managing multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline driven, detail oriented work environment utilizing excellent judgement and decision making skills

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

Legal Administrative Assistant – New York

New York, NY


Bardsley Benedict + Cholden LLP has an opening for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant for the firm’s New York, NY office.  Qualified candidate must possess at least 5+ years’ experience  and provide comprehensive support to our litigation department.

Will work with several attorneys and paralegals through the entire course of litigation.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, the ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Job duties may include:

  • Ability to handle calendar management, expense reports and other administrative tasks;
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, handle priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent client service and communication skills both oral and written
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills as they become necessary
  • E-filing in New York:
  • Experience with document management systems and Microsoft Office/Outlook
  • Transcribe dictation in a timely fashion
  • Clerical scanning/filing/file maintenance. Handling opening and closing processes of files

Great location, working conditions, competitive benefits and collegial atmosphere.

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

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