Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. We've created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals.
Are you an enthusiastic, energetic and proactive professional, looking to start or grow your legal career? Come work for a leading international Am Law 50 law firm where you can support the world's most innovative companies and industry leaders. Join the Portland office of Perkins Coie as a Litigation Legal Practice Assistant and work with a team of widely recognized lawyers and staff.
GENERAL PURPOSE This position will support Litigation Practice Group with responsibilities such as opening new matters, running conflicts checks, calendaring/docketing, assisting with court filings, editing and proofreading correspondence, document management, reviewing and routing incoming court correspondence to case team members, and workload overflow support. This position offers a hybrid (mixed in-office and remote), work schedule.
SKILLS REQUIRED Must have familiarity with standard office procedures in a professional office environment and the ability to establish effective working relationships within a team. Excellent grammar and ability to express oneself effectively, both orally and in writing; excellent proofreading skills and strong attention to detail are also essential. Must have the ability to accurately type 60 wpm and have knowledge of MS Office applications.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two years' previous administrative support experience. Law firm experience preferred.