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Legal Assistant - Litigation

New Haven, CT

Posted: 05/19/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Office Support Job Number: 10649

Job Description

Legal Assistant - Litigation
Full time, Monday - Friday
On-site in New Haven, CT
Pay: $55-60k, depending on experience

In partnership with a longstanding local client of ours, we are recruiting for an experienced Legal Assistant to assist the litigation division for this law firm.

  • Draft, edit, and file legal documents
  • Communicate with vendors, lawyers, opposing counsel, and other legal staff members
  • Schedule and prepare court filings - in person and e-filings
  • Assist with legal research
  • Accurately manage busy calendars, coordinate legal projects, and manage client and court records such as pleadings
  • Shorthand attorney's dictation
  • Other responsibilities as needed
  • 3+ years of experience supporting several attorneys
  • Experience working in litigation
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Word and Excel
Our client offers a full benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance, 401k with employer match, and paid time off.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jake Anderson
Recruiter, Office Support Group

Jake Anderson joined our Firm as an Associate Recruiter and works directly in our Office Support Group as well as our Accounting and Finance Group, focusing on both Contract and Direct Hire placement.

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Jake worked at Glastonbury Hills Country Club, where he used his strong work ethic and passion for building relationships to develop his skills in communication and customer service. Jake is excited to be involved with a company that enables him to assist other people in finding their passions.

 Jake is a 2021 graduate from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Human Resources as well as a minor in Psychology.


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