Legal Assistant (Personal Injury/Litigation)

Berman & Simmons, P.A., a busy litigation law firm in Lewiston, has an immediate opening for an energetic and personable Legal Assistant in its Lewiston office. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in a law firm setting and knowledge of the Maine court system. This position will support a busy team handling personal injury law. Superior clerical and writing skills, scheduling, and an appreciation of outstanding customer service are essential for success. This position is full-time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Lewiston office.

Requirements

  • Prior experience as a paralegal or legal secretary
  • Strong English, grammatical and writing skills
  • Organization and file management
  • Attention to detail
  • Transcription
  • Experience in scheduling client appointments
  • Mediations and depositions
  • Professional attitude
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy law practice
  • A bachelor’s degree in English, History, or related field

New or recent college graduates with a strong interest in a paraprofessional career will also be considered. Employee must have a high level of technical & computer skills in Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Pro, OneDrive and Excel, and learn other programs quickly.

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 and cover letter stating why you want a career in the legal field. Only complete resume packages will be considered.

Carrie L. Bolduc,

Human Resource Manager

Berman & Simmons, P.A.

129 Lisbon Street

Lewiston, ME 04240

[email protected]

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