Legal Assistant

St. Louis, MO

Posted: 05/01/2019 Job Number: 32717 Pay Rate: 20.00 City:
Our client, a law firm located in downtown St. Louis, is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide coverage during a maternity leave. The hours for this position are 8: 30am-5pm, Monday-Friday, and the expected duration of the assignment is approximately 6-8 weeks.  The pay for this position will be within the range of $16.00-$20.00 per hour, depending upon experience.    JOB DUTIES: 
  • Answer phone calls
  • Screen potential new clients
  • Type correspondence and pleadings
  • Calendar all appointments, hearings, mediations, trials, deadlines, reminders
  • Contact clients regarding medical treatment and other case management
  • Transcribe dictation
  • Open new client files
  • Missouri E-Filing/Casenet
  • Odyssey E-File Illinois
  • Order medical records and billing statements
  • Draft discovery responses
  • Schedule Independent Medical Evaluations
  • Schedule hearings with the Circuit Court Clerks
  • Work with opposing counsel to coordinate deposition/mediation/hearing dates
  • Filing and general clerical duties
  • Notarize documents
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Knowledge of Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation and Medical Malpractice Law
  • Notary
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Time Matters, 8x8 Virtual Office and Sharpdesk greatly preferred

 

Please apply online for immediate consideration. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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