Hiring Legal Assistant

Hull Barrett is Hiring!

We are currently accepting applications for a General Trial Legal Assistant in Augusta.  All interested candidates should send cover letters and resumes to employment@hullbarrett.com.  Job description is described below.

Why Hull Barrett:

  • Competitive wage
  • Paid holidays
  • 95% coverage of employee health insurance
  • Retirement contribution
  • Wellness program
  • Being a member of the largest legal firm in the CSRA

General Trial Legal Assistant

We are seeking a full time, experienced, knowledgeable General Trial Legal Assistant to work in our downtown Augusta location. Duties include but are not limited to:

Case Management:

  • Organizing, tracking, and maintaining documents, calendar entries and deadlines
  • Electronic filing in various state and federal courts
  • Organization and maintenance of electronically-stored files
  • Scheduling hearings, depositions, and witness appearances

Discovery and Records Review:

  • Reviewing and summarizing case files and a variety of types of documents
  • Gathering, analyzing and organizing information, legal pleadings, discovery and other documents pertaining to litigation files
  • Preparing deposition summaries, abstracts, correspondence, responses, and working drafts of simple motions or pleadings under direction
  • Maintaining electronic legal research software and law library
  • Interviewing clients
  • Preparing records for review by experts

Trial Preparation:

  • Locating, interviewing and preparing witnesses
  • Assembling and identifying trial exhibits and trial notebooks
  • Organizing file materials for ready access at trial
  • Preparing of exhibits
  • Researching various topics and parties

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent
  • One or more years of experience in legal office
  • PC literate with working knowledge of Windows software and a thorough knowledge of computerized legal research software
  • Experience in case management
  • Research skills
  • Discovery drafting skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in propounding written discovery and preparing substantive drafts of responses to all written discovery (interrogatories, document requests, requests for admission)
  • Experience in trial preparation (trial notebooks, exhibit preparation, jury instructions)
  • Experience in obtaining and summarizing records
  • Team-first attitude, and plays well with others
  • Initiative

The right candidate must have prior work experience with electronic billing, excellent organizational skills, pays attention to detail, and be a team player.