Raleigh, NC


Legal Assistant

We are currently seeking a Legal Assistant in Raleigh, NC to provide comprehensive support to a team of attorneys in our Litigation practice group. As a Legal Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting with various legal tasks and ensuring the smooth operation of the department.


  • Manage and organize files throughout the entire litigation process.
  • Conduct research and interviews to gather relevant information for discovery.
  • Review and extract important documents from e-discovery.
  • Prepare responses to interrogatories and requests for document production.
  • Schedule and coordinate depositions.
  • Utilize litigation support technology to summarize and organize depositions, records, and testimony.
  • Draft pleadings and filings for civil litigation matters at the Federal and State levels.
  • Assist with case preparation, including identifying exhibits and preparing trial materials.
  • Verify case citations for accuracy using Westlaw.
  • Interact with government officials, court staff, and clients.
  • Maintain attorney calendars and track case deadlines.
  • Provide support during trials, including managing exhibits and coordinating witnesses.
  • Complete timesheets and meet deadlines set by the Firm.
  • Utilize document review platforms for document management.
  • Coordinate with experts to obtain necessary data and supporting documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required. A four-year college degree and a certificate in paralegal studies are preferred. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements.
  • A minimum of five years of litigation experience is required, with a strong understanding of current technology used in the field.
  • Prior experience in product liability and medical malpractice cases is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems is required.
  • Experience with electronic resources and litigation support software is highly preferred.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and proofreading skills are essential.

Performance Measures:

  • Ability to effectively perform outlined responsibilities with high quality and efficiency.
  • Adherence to firm billing requirements.
  • Familiarity with litigation support technology relevant to the practice area.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with strong motivation and initiative.
  • Dependability and collaborative approach with attorneys, clients, and support staff.
  • Strong multitasking skills and ability to meet deadlines.

To Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and application today. We value all inquiries and will maintain strict confidentiality. Our firm is an equal opportunity employer.

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