Legal Assistant (Charleston, SC)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Legal Assistant needed for Regional Law Firm which specializes in civil litigation, medical malpractice and tort defense. Please send all inquires to

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

· Transcription from BigHand

· Log incoming mail using ProLaw and its dockets, email mail to attorney and paralegal

· Enter case information into Prolaw on all new files and drop dockets as needed

· Download state court filings from SC efiling site and email to attorney and paralegal on the file. Save pleading to Prolaw and drop dockets as needed

· Efile necessary pleadings in state and federal online court systems as directed by attorney

· Serve discovery at attorney’s request; prepare standard enclosure letters as needed

· Submit attorney reimbursements through Chrome River

· Perform or coordinate filing of documents into physical file

· Coordinate travel, conference room reservation, conference calls, etc.

· Review files for closing (confirm with attorney and request final bill)

· Process court roster emails and drop hearing dockets and/or updating existing hearing dockets as necessary and making changes/corrections per the new roster emails where indicated as needed

· Other non-billing tasks as assigned

· Cooperates with co-workers

· Responds politely to internal staff, clients, vendors, etc.

· Works as a member of a team

· Accepts change in a productive manner

· Performs other duties as necessary or assigned

Hours Worked

· Employee is expected to work 37.5 hours weekly and any overtime necessary.



· High school diploma, some college preferred.

· 3 years of related work experience preferred.


Special skills, knowledge, abilities

· Ability to type 50+ wpm.

· Familiarity with transcription and transcription devices

· Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate by e-mail and telephone with a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff and to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact

· Possess excellent organizational skills and pay close attention to detail