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Litigation Legal Assistant — Atlanta

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant in our Litigation practice.  The successful candidate should excel at teamwork, initiative, work ethic, flexibility, attention to detail, and should demonstrate an excellent customer-service attitude.  More complex tasks may be assigned under supervision and with appropriate training.


  • Assist attorneys with administrative functions such as preparing engagement letters, opening new matters, submitting conflicts searches, drafting documents and correspondence, time entry, and managing CLE requirements
  • Work closely with other Legal Assistants to ensure departmental needs are full-filled 
  • Coordinate client invoice pre-bills, make billing edits, and submit as final for distribution to the client
  • Provide back-up assistance to other Legal Assistants, Paralegals, and colleagues
  • Format, edit, print, scan and file documents
  • Investigate inquiries providing timely responses
  • Prepare and submit expense reports
  • E-Filing in various State and Federal Courts
  • Logistical preparation for meetings and conference calls, including conference room reservations, meal orders, technology needs, reminders to attendees, etc.
  • Liaison with all internal departments on behalf of the attorneys
  • Complete special projects as directed


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Law firm experience required; 5+ years of recent litigation experience preferred
  • Significant experience with trial preparation and support
  • Experience coordinating and scheduling depositions, mediations, and client meetings; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; and preparing and filing discovery requests
  • Experience using Aderant financial systems preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Kofax, and DocuSign
  • Working knowledge of FileSite/iManage preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with driving administrative tasks including calendaring, travel arrangements, coordinating meetings, conference calls, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective time management with ability to multi-task and shift priorities successfully to meet necessary deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to successfully collaborate with teammates to accomplish assigned tasks and projects
  • Strong client service skills and the ability to follow client specific protocols
  • Professional demeanor with enthusiastic attitude
  • Current commission as a notary public in Georgia and/or the willingness to obtain notary public commission within 3 months of employment

The Firm offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K and PTO.  A background check will be completed on the final applicant to whom an offer is made. To learn more about our firm, and to apply online, please visit

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