Prosecution and Legal Assistant

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 24, 2018
Closes
Oct 18, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

Chestnut Cambronne PA, a mid-size law firm in downtown Minneapolis and a Star Tribune 2018 Top Workplace, is seeking a skilled legal assistant to support its criminal prosecution and civil litigation practice.  The ideal candidate is highly organized, is accurate, and can prioritize work in a fast-paced environment.  Criminal law experience and familiarity with criminal court practice is preferred, but not required.  The Legal Assistant would have duties assisting in prosecution for a local jurisdiction as well as providing support to another civil litigation attorney. 

Duties pertaining to the prosecution practice include: preparing criminal complaints; maintaining prosecution materials for arraignment, pretrial, and trial calendars; responding to discovery; witness notification; and developing relationships with persons related to that practice.  Duties pertaining to the support of the civil litigation practice include: calendaring and scheduling dates in Outlook with appropriate reminders; maintaining electronic and paper client files; filing documents with courts, including e-filing, e-service and federal ECF; preparing correspondence; preparing exhibits for depositions and trial; and consistent communication with the attorney being supported.  Effective oral and written communication skills are a must.  The candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office and knowledge of MNCIS Odyssey Assistant is preferred but not required.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a great working environment.

 

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