Noelke Law Firm
407 W. Twohig
San Angelo, TX 76903
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Description:  Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant Job Purpose:  To enhance attorney effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; drafting correspondence and legal documents; communicating with clients; tracking cases; and supporting attorney's caseload and trial proceedings.

Legal Assistant Job Duties:

  • Keep cases organized by establishing, updating, and organizing client files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; maintaining To-Do Lists; coordinating appointments, documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case-management software; confirming case and task status with attorney.
  • Develop cases by maintaining contact with clients and others involved with cases; scheduling hearings, mediations, and depositions; preparing case summaries; drafting pleadings, discovery requests, correspondence, and legal documents; preparing responses to opposing counsel; and monitoring and obtaining discovery responses.
  • Keep clients informed by maintaining contact and communicating case progress.
  • Prepare for conferences, mediations, depositions, hearings, and trials.
  • Enhance court proceedings by organizing evidence, communicating with court personnel, preparing exhibits, scheduling witnesses, preparing subpoenas, meeting with and preparing witnesses, and ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed.
  • Record hours billed and expenses incurred in billing software program, bill clients periodically for accrued time and expenses, and ensure that client retainers and agreements are current.

Skills/Qualifications: Drafting and research skills, legal-administration skills, computer skills, organization, planning, attention to detail, confidentiality, dependability, honesty, integrity, and professionalism.

Contact: Noelke Law Firm
905 South Abe Street
San Angelo, Texas 76903

(325) 655-1989

[email protected]

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