Careers

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 legal transcription, scheduling, greeting clients, handling phone inquiries, and setting up files in our database. We are looking for a smart, ambitious professional who is tech-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.

We offer an excellent wage and benefit package:

  • Paid health, dental & life insurance
  • Disability Coverage
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
  • Paid parking
  • Paid time off

This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. If you would like to join our team and be associated with a firm that is widely considered Maine’s best personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys, please submit your resume, cover letter stating why you want a career in the legal field, and references to the Personnel Manager. All inquiries will be held in confidence. Only complete packages will be considered.

Audrey Fillion
Personnel Manager
Berman & Simmons, P.A.
129 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
careers@bermansimmons.com

Litigation Paralegal

Berman & Simmons, a top-ranked law firm in Lewiston, is recruiting a Litigation Paralegal to support an associate attorney 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. In addition to a Bachelors’ Degree and strong writing skills, the candidate should possess an aptitude in technology, enjoy learning new software, and be able to attend trials and hearings for extended periods of time. This is an excellent opportunity for an experience paralegal or individual who is serious about beginning his or her legal career.

We offer an excellent wage and benefit package:

  • Paid health, dental & life insurance
  • Disability Coverage
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
  • Paid parking
  • Paid time off

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. Only complete resume packages will be considered.

Audrey Fillion
Personnel Manager
Berman & Simmons, P.A.
129 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
careers@bermansimmons.com

Accounting Assistant (part-time)

Berman & Simmons, P.A., a busy litigation law firm, has an opening for a part time Accounting Assistant in its Lewiston office. The ideal candidate will report to the Controller and work with a small and collaborate work team.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
  • Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
  • Run 1099’s
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database
  • Provide assistance and support to attorneys and support staff
  • Provide back up coverage to the front reception desk
  • Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Constantly update job knowledge

Skills

  • Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts receivable clerk or Accounts payable clerk
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks or other Accounting Software
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures

Benefits include paid time off, parking, and 401(k).  Hours are Monday – Friday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.  Please submit your resume to: 

Audrey Fillion
Personnel Manager
Berman & Simmons, P.A.
129 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
careers@bermansimmons.com