Legal Administrative Assistant - Virginia Beach, VA

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Job Description

Job Family Summary

Staff Counsel Support is responsible for managing Insurance Defense and Tort Litigation / Disputes work and related issues/matters.

Job Summary

This position provides administrative support for Staff Counsel Attorneys in an office under general attorney supervision. The role enters and manages data, including pleadings, motions and trial, arbitration and mediation letters; manages calendars and files related to events and details in the case management systems. Confirms related events & activities & monitors and routes internal/external client inquiries, mail, faxes, etc.

Key Responsibilities

Handle calls and inquiries in an accurate and timely manner

Handles confidential information

Ability to train others on immediate work group functions

Makes basic decisions within established procedures under supervision

Enters and manages data, including pleadings, motions and trial, arbitration and mediation letters

Manages calendars and files related to events and details in the case management systems

Monitors and maintains compliance with Team Connect (Litigation Management System)

Job Qualifications

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

High School Diploma/GED required

1-5 years experience in a litigation setting or prior insurance defense experience preferred.

Good communications skills including the ability to maintain a courteous and professional demeanor with clients, customers and with fellow employees

Intermediate knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, Internet, and other web-based applications

Ability to prioritize work and organize own time

Ability to complete professional, error free documents utilizing good grammar, spelling and format skills, including accurate preparation of legal pleadings, agreement letters, memoranda reports, outlines, schedules and client communications

Knowledge of immediate work group functions and processes

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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