Legal Assistant (Litigation)
About The Company
Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A. was started in 1993 when the named partners combined their litigation and transactional experience to create a firm committed to excellence, integrity, and service. Since that time, the Firm has grown to approximately 14 lawyers practicing civil defense litigation, and probate and estate planning law. Our firm is structured to meet the litigation and consulting needs of individuals, businesses, and insurance companies throughout South Carolina. Our practice is statewide and we regularly practice in each of the State's 46 counties and all federal courts. We work hard to build long standing relationships with those we represent.
The Legal Assistant (Litigation) provides support to Partners and/or Associates with legal administrative tasks. Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: compose letters, transcribe dictation, correspond with clients, submit state and federal filings electronically, manage attorney calendars, prepare pleadings, schedule out of town trips and depositions, communicate with Judges, Court Officials, and outside counsel, open and sort mail, set up new client files and make time entries for attorneys in ProLaw, submit check requests, and answer phone calls for multiple attorneys.
High School Diploma or GED
Prior experience in administrative and legal tasks is preferred
Must have strong knowledge of current state and federal electronic filing guidelines
Experience with ProLaw software is preferred
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and strong computer skills
Strong verbal and written skills
Organizational skills and attention to detail
Teamwork-willingness to help others when needed
Professionalism in the workplace
Benefits & Wages
Commensurate with skills and experience.
FLSA & Employment Status
How to Apply
To apply and/or obtain additional information, contact Bonnie Moffat at email@example.com. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position.
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.