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Litigation Case Assistant  

SUMMARY:  Buckhead law firm seeks a Litigation Case Assistant to maintain the docket, calendar and litigation files of the Atlanta Office litigation department.


1. Maintains all pleadings and discovery files (electronic and/or paper) for all courts for the litigation department.
2. Monitors and reviews all legal periodicals and online court databases for hearing notices.
3. Assists with docketing and calendaring all filing deadlines and court dates. 
4. Maintains original documents in paper files (original discovery, affidavits, etc.), organize files, records and discovery by subject matter, date order and numerical order. 
5. Prepares indices and charts, create exhibits, create bates labels, redact documents, create and run reports/documents as requested.
6. Maintains tracking charts for all litigation files (Discovery, Depositions, Deposition Exhibits, insurance policies).
7. Assists with database set-up for document productions, document coding, coordination with Litigation Support regarding database management.
8. Assists with processing and organizing all incoming and outgoing discovery; assists with privilege logs.
9. Researches files for key documents.
10. Assists with preparation for trial, mediation, arbitration, conferences, and hearings.
11. Prepares basic pleading and discovery forms.
12. Creates and organizes binders, organization of exhibits and discovery, and internet research. 


1. Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.
2. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
3. Ability to read and write at a level normally acquired through the completion of high school or equivalent in order to maintain records and filing systems.
4. Ability to operate office equipment including, among other things, personal computer, photocopier, scanner; experience in Excel and iManage.
5. Working knowledge of legal terminology.
6. Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with office staff and legal personnel in person, by e-mail and telephone; accurately follow instructions from a diverse group of attorneys and staff, and provide information with courtesy and tact.
7. Ability to retrieve and distribute files, written documents or boxes weighing up to 50 pounds, and the ability to retrieve and replace files from shelves of up to 8 feet high.
8. Ability to push carts full of files on a regular basis.
9. Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and may involve significant stress when performing a high volume of clerical tasks and performing other essential duties under deadline.

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