Legal Assistant
Higgins Hopkins McLain & Roswell, LLC
Denver, CO US
Posted ago
Higgins Hopkins McLain & Roswell, LLC

Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC is seeking a sharp full-time Legal Assistant with at least two years of experience working in a law firm, preference is given to those with experience in construction defect and personal injury litigation in the context of insurance defense. Successful candidates must possess excellent organizational and time management skills, extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Word, the ability to handle calendaring and docket management, excellent editing and proofreading skills, and a solid working knowledge of LexisNexis and ICCES online filing systems. We value team players who are organized and detail-oriented, who are flexible and willing to assist with whatever needs arise in the firm, and who will contribute to our positive and collaborative firm culture. If you’re an excellent multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience, starting in the range of $55,000 - $60,000. We also offer excellent benefits including health, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, and 401(k) matching.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references when responding to this ad. You must complete the DISC profile and answer the screening questions to be considered. Our culture is important to us and showing you are a team player will move you to round two of our hiring process. We look forward to your submission.

Responsibilities

  • Help with creating a variety of litigation documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, affidavits, contracts, and briefs for case preparation, and proofread documents when necessary
  • Schedule meetings and appointments for the team, such as depositions, make travel arrangements, and coordinate with outside vendors for events
  • Use daily time records to properly process client billing with support from the accounting department
  • Handle office correspondence and administrative tasks such as responding to emails and phone calls, communicating with opposing attorney offices, taking dictation, and letting the team know about upcoming deadlines
  • Accept other administrative tasks as needed to assist the team and ensure the firm runs smoothly

Qualifications

  • Able to meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work full-time in the office. This is not a remote position.
  • Experience with legal software, litigation case management, and docketing programs
  • Comfortable working with all Microsoft Office products
  • 1-2 years of prior experience in a law firm environment as a secretary or administrative assistant
  • An associate’s degree or some college is preferred; a high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
  • Must be able to type at least 50 WPM
  • Organizational skills and communication skills are necessary for this position
  • Newly certified paralegals are encouraged to apply

Compensation
$50,000 - $60,000+ DOE
About Higgins Hopkins McLain & Roswell, LLC

At Higgins Hopkins McLain & Roswell, LLC our focus is to ensure we provide the very best in Colorado construction legal representation combined with personal attention to our clients. When general contractors, developers, and insurers turn to us, it is because they know that our team of experienced attorneys and staff are committed to securing the best outcome on their behalf–whether it is through court proceedings, arbitration, or mediation, we are there with our client's best interest in mind.

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