Carolina Legal Associates

CLA has an immediate need for an experienced legal assistant to join a litigation team in a well-established law firm located in Columbia, SC. The legal assistant will be responsible for handling the processes related to each case, filing documents on behalf of the attorney, and following up with all applicable parties in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will be both ethical and a hard worker, be able to maintain positive interpersonal relationships, and possess a commitment to excellence while adapting to a quickly changing environment. The law firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package to the right person!

Sample Duties:

  • Request and collect all information from clients and courts
  • Schedule court dates as required
  • Coordinate dates for depositions and conference calls
  • Correspond with clients, attorneys, and courts in a timely manner
  • Address questions from clients, courts, and other attorneys
  • Close and submit billing for the file upon completion


  • 3-5 years of experience in litigation and drafting of pleadings and discovery
  • Must have basic computer proficiency, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex legal and business documents
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others
  • Ability to identify problems, establish facts, and collect data
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Basic math skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

**All resumes are held in strict confidence.**

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities or requirements.

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