Munck Wilson Mandala is currently seeking a litigation legal assistant for its Austin offices to support as many as four busy attorneys and/or paralegals in a highly collaborative working environment. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years of legal assistant or secretarial experience with significant exposure to a commercial litigation practice in a mid to large-sized law firm. We will consider candidates who have worked in other professional services industries. Duties include but are not limited to:
Preparing, finalizing and filing documents (i.e., declarations, power of attorneys, assignments, transmittals, extensions of time, information disclosure statements, etc.)
Preparing and finalizing client correspondence; maintaining attorney docket
Handling legal assistant and administrative tasks including document preparation, time entry, expense reimbursement, telephone contact, travel arrangements, and calendar maintenance
Handling administrative confidential/sensitive firm and/or client information and providing excellent client service
Qualified candidates must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, e-filing, styles, and brief formatting. The candidate should have experience with federal and state e-filing, trial preparation, Table of Contents, and Table of Authorities. Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication, proofreading, and organizational skills. Candidates should also be detail-oriented, be able to multitask and prioritize the workload independently, and be comfortable working in a high-volume, high-energy environment. Availability for some overtime is required as needed.