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Careers at Berman & Simmons

Service Department

Berman & Simmons, P.A., a busy litigation law firm, has an immediate opening in its Service Department in the Lewiston office.  The successful candidate will work as part of a team and will be responsible for a wide range of tasks to support a dynamic, fast-paced office. We require 1-2 years of related office experience, troubleshooting and maintaining office equipment, and comprehensive communication and customer services skills. Knowledge of general building upkeep and repairs helpful. 

            Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all outgoing mail, weighing & metering for accurate postal rates, prepare FedEx packages electronically
  • Pick up & route incoming mail to employee mailboxes or offices
  • Perform Copy Center functions, including copying, scanning, binding, and photographic formatting using software imaging programs
  • Maintain tidy & stocked mailroom
  • Order and stock office supplies throughout office
  • Process incoming deliveries through vendors
  • Run office errands as needed, using own vehicle or by foot
  • Respond to employee requests by Outlook email, phone, or in person
  • Pick up and deliver heavy boxes of records, documents, files, briefcases, paper, and other supplies throughout office with multiple stairs
  • Shovel, sand, and maintain entries to building for safety and clear access

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful employment.  We are looking for an individual who works well under pressure, exercises sound discretion and judgment, and maintains a positive and professional demeanor at all times.

We offer a competitive compensation package including paid health, life, short-term & long-term disability insurance, a full retirement package, vacation and personal time, and paid parking. This is a full time position, 8:30 – 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Litigation Paralegal Trainee

Berman & Simmons, a top-ranked law firm in Lewiston, is recruiting for a Litigation Paralegal to support attorneys in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice. The ideal candidate will work in a supportive & collaborative environment where he or she will be trained to manage plaintiff tort cases, organize & review medical records, conduct online research, draft & revise discovery, and prepare the attorney for trial.  We require a BA with a minimum of 3.2 GPA in English, History, Political Science or related field. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual who is serious about beginning his or her legal career.  College graduates are encouraged to apply. 

We offer an excellent wage and benefit package. If you would like to join our team and be associated with a firm that is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, please submit your resume, cover letter stating why you want a career in the legal field, and a writing sample to the Personnel Manager. 

Administrative Assistant

Berman & Simmons, P.A., a busy litigation law firm in Lewiston, Portland, and Bangor has an immediate opening for an experienced Administrative Assistant in its Portland office. The ideal candidate will enjoy managing a smaller office and providing clerical support to multiple attorneys in a satellite capacity.  In addition to working independently and providing clerical support, the daily tasks include transcription, scheduling, greeting clients, handling phone inquiries, and setting up files in our database. We are looking for a high-energy professional who is technically savvy and enjoys working in a fast-pace environment.  We require a bachelor’s degree in English, History, or a related field and experience in a professional office.

Berman & Simmons offers an excellent wage and benefit package. This is a full-time position, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.  If you would like to join our firm which is consistently listed in The Best Lawyers in America, please submit your resume with cover letter and references to the Personnel Manager at careers@bermansimmons.com.  All applications will be held in confidence. 

Audrey J. Fillion

Personnel Manager

BERMAN & SIMMON, P.A.

P.O. Box 961

Lewiston, ME  04243

careers@bermansimmons.com

Berman & Simmons’ policy is to not discriminate by reason of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic pre-disposition, religion, age, ancestry or national origin. We will make reasonable accommodations, including modification of policies and procedures, in appropriate cases for qualified individuals with disabilities if we can do so without undue hardship.