Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant

Murtha Cullina -


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Hartford, CT
Contract type: Full time
Murtha Cullina -

Murtha Cullina LLP is a regional law firm with offices in CT, MA and NY currently seeking a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant to join its Litigation Department in the Hartford office. The ideal candidate must have 3- 5 years’ experience as a Litigation LAA in a law firm environment.


Specific duties include:



  • Opening of new matters

  • Time Entry

  • Reviewing, processing and submitting monthly client invoices

  • Submitting expense reports using Chrome River

  • Submitting vendor invoices

  • Creating and organizing binders (physical and electronic binders)

  • Tracking court schedules and calendars

  • E-filing in State and Federal Courts

  • Assisting with trial preparation

  • Formatting, proofreading, and finalizing correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents; preparing and finalizing basic correspondence and other documents as necessary

  • Scheduling deposition appearances

  • Researching Bankruptcy Court and Superior Court cases on Pacer

  • Bankruptcy Court Fee Applications

  • Establishing and maintaining paper and/or electronic filing systems

  • General administrative support for multiple attorneys

  • Other duties as needed


Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Prior experience as a Litigation LAA in a law firm environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Attention to detail

  • Self-starter with initiative to learn new tasks

  • Ability to work both independently and a part of a team


At Murtha Cullina, you will find a quality of life-based collegial work environment and a competitive benefits package. We are always looking for candidates with diverse backgrounds to add strength to our team and become part of our exciting future.


Please send cover letter and resume in confidence to Amy McDuff, Director of Human Resources, [email protected].



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