Legal Assistant
Troy, MI 
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Job Description
 
 
As a legal assistant on our team, you'll handle complex tasks critical to the success of our law offices.  An ideal candidate will have prior litigation experience and an understanding of legal terminology, which will be used to provide administrative support to our attorneys through preparation of legal documents and correspondences, such as motions and pleadings.  Using an electronic case management system, you'll manage attorney calendars, coordinate examinations for defense experts, and communicate with clients.  Among other things, you'll spend time maintaining files, answering phone calls, propounding discovery - including serving client discovery, along with other administrative duties.

Must-have qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Two years of prior legal work experience in a business or legal environment supporting a professional team
Preferred skills
  • Insurance defense or personal injury experience working in a law firm
  • Time management and organizational skills required to provide support to a large group of professionals
  • Typing skills with special attention to grammar and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining highly confidential information
  • Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills
Benefits
  • Gainshare bonus up to 16% of your eligible earnings; Progressive rewards each of us with an annual bonus based on company performance 
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6% 
  • Diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups 
  • Career development and tuition assistance 
  • Onsite gym and healthcare at large locations  
  • Wellness programs to help you maintain a better quality of life 
  • Medical, dental and vision, including free preventive care
Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Job: Legal
 
Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Troy
 
 
Schedule: Full-time
 
Employee Status: Regular
 
Work From Home: No

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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